• Watch: Cat – Slipping (Acoustic)

    Having featured countless Irish artists of every conceivable mode over the years, we feel we’re pretty on the ball when recognising when a new act is destined for seismic things in the future. Dublin alt-pop artist Cat is one of those artists. Released last month, her debut single ‘Slipping’ is a feat of subtlety and pure, melodic poise. Taking centre stage is an extraordinary voice that we can’t wait to hear more of. Speaking about her approach to songwriting, Cat said: “I want to normalise the right to being emotional and unapologetic in your art and represent anyone out there who has ever felt judged for doing…

  • AAA: Therapy? acoustic tour

    In this installment of AAA, we go behind the scenes with Therapy? on their acoustic tour taking in the Empire in Belfast and the Roisin Dubh in Galway. Photos by Liam Kielt and Sean McCormack. The Empire, Belfast by Liam Kielt Roisin Dubh, Galway by Sean McCormack

  • His New Atlas – Torn Out Lungs EP

    The brainchild of young singer-songwriter Eoghan O’Hagan, aka His New Atlas, releases his new EP, Torn Out Lungs on September 5. The EP – his third since His New Atlas’ early 2013 inception – will be launched with a full band show at the Platform 1 Bar in Armagh on September 12, with further details yet to be announced. He has so far released the video for single ‘His Young’ – although a second single, ‘Pillars’ will be released along with a video in the not-too-distant future – which you can check out below:

  • Watch: Conor Oberst – You Are Your Mother’s Child

    A new video has been released for ‘You Are Your Mother’s Child’, a track from Conor Oberst‘s latest album Upside Down Mountain. Oberst has been in the news more often than he would like recently, following a rape accusation that has since been confirmed untrue by his accuser. Thankfully, the American singer-songwriter hasn’t focussed on the injustice of the case and ensuing media frenzy, and has instead resumed his output of stripped back, melancholy folk. This new video is a welcome moment of serenity from the singer, quite befitting of the track it accompanies. Watch the new video below. Upside Down…