• AAA: Fight Like Apes @ Meeting House Square, Dublin

    The minute we heard Fight Like Apes were selected as one of the three ‘Heroes’ at this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes and closing the festival for 2014, we knew we had to send one of our awesome photographers down to document their evening. Carlos Daly was up for the challenge and you can view his set below.

  • Hard Working Class Heroes – Saturday

    In the final installment of our three part photo feature on Hard Working Class Heroes in Dublin, our photographers Carlos Daly, Isabel Thomas and Joe Laverty cover Day Three featuring Fight Like Apes, The Vincent(s), Princess, Spies and Acrobat. Gallery below by Carlos Daly Gallery below by Isabel Thomas Gallery below by Joe Laverty

  • In Photos: Hard Working Class Heroes – Friday

    In the second installment of our three-part photo feature, Carlos Daly and Isabel Thomas shoot Day Two of this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes in Dublin, featuring the likes of Ham Sandwich, I have a Tribe, Arborist, A Lazarus Soul and Contour. Gallery below by Isabel Thomas Gallery below by Carlos Daly

  • In Photos: The Thin Air Magazine Launch @ Bar Sub

    On Saturday night we (rather excitably) launched our physical magazine at Belfast’s Bar Sub. We could have had a group of spazzed-out, talentless street urchins banging a couple of bin lids in the corner all night and worried not, so to have Belfast party-starters par excellence Not Squares, fast-rising indie rock trio Hot Cops and DJ David Baxter AKA Kab Driver soundtrack the magazine’s birth was nothing short of amazeballs*. Our photographers Colm Laverty and Sara Marsden popped down to capture all the action – as you can see below! * first and last night we will ever use that word to describe anything… promise.…

  • Jozef Van Wissem @ Whelan’s

    The last time we encountered the tall, black-clothed figure of Jozef Van Wissem it was at a holiday camp in the southeast of England. The lone lute player delivered a unique set at the final ATP festival in December of last year. On that occasion he had just provided the soundtrack for Domingo García-Huidobro’s film Partir To Live, which premiered at the festival, but his collaborations with another director have garnered more attention in recent times. Jozef met Jim Jarmusch in New York and gave him a CD of his work. Both have a history in New Wave and noise…