• Irish Tracks of the Week – 28th June

    Arvo Party, Problem Patterns, Chubby Cat, Spit and Córas Trio line up as the big-hitters in another stacked week for new Irish music Arvo Party – OPTICS OPTICS by Arvo Party Córas Trio – Jackie Fitzpatrick’s Jackie Fitzpatrick’s by Córas Trio Spit – Suffocate Yrself Suffocate Yrself by Spit how r u – superstar Chubby Cat – Oh Honey Callum Orr – Floorboards Yenkee – Los Angelus Problem Patterns – I Think You Should Leave I Think You Should Leave by Problem Patterns Rodney Paz – Hold On Kayleigh Noble – Notice Me Malaki – Pasta

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – May 6th

    On this, the fifth Bandcamp no-fee Friday of the year, here are the very best Irish tracks and releases of the week, featuring Katie Kim, Aoife Wolf, The Department of Energy, J Cowhie & Bonnie Prince Billy, Arvo Party and more Katie Kim – Mona   Hour Of The Ox by Katie Kim J Cowhie & Bonnie Prince Billy – New Life New Life by Goodtime John & Bonnie Prince Billy Aoife Wolf – The Woman Who Shot Andy Warhol Screaming Waltz (Instrumental) by Aoife Wolf The Department of Energy – May Day (Landscape Mixtape) May Day (Landscape Mixtape) by…

  • Best Album & Single Shortlists for NI Music Prize Revealed

    The Best Album and Best Single shortlists for this year’s Northern Ireland Music Prize have been revealed. Supported by PPL, the Best Album shortlist includes the likes of This Ship Argo’s Always The Bees: Never The Honey, Fir Wave by Hannah Peel (pictured), Arvo Party’s Inheritiance, Isles by Bicep and Into The Depths of Hell by Joshua Burnside. See the full list below. Andrew McGibbon – Northern Gothic Arvo Party – Inheritance Bicep – Isles CATALAN! – Veritas Dani Larkin – Notes for a Maiden Warrior Hannah Peel – Fir Wave Jealous of the Birds – Peninsula Joshua Burnside –…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – September 3rd

    It’s Bandcamp Friday once again, and it’s been yet another stacked week for Irish releases. Dig into best of them below, featuring The Altered Hours, Hey Rusty, NewDad, Natalia Beylis, Silverbacks, ANDI and more The Altered Hours – You Are Wrong You Are Wrong by The Altered Hours Silverbacks – Wear My Medals Wear My Medals by Silverbacks Natalia Beylis – Pink Sky Dawn Pink Sky Dawn by Natalia Beylis NewDad – How Arvo Party – THE GRAND STRETCH Corpus II by Arvo Party Hey Rusty – Anorak Anorak by Hey Rusty Evan Miles – If This Is It of…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – 20th August

    It’s been another stellar week for new releases in every corner of the island. Delve into the best of the lot, featuring Arvo Party, Villagers, Rosa Zajac & Daragh Lynch, Tolü Makay, Floor Staff, Ward, Erica Cody and more. Photo by Rich Gilligan Arvo Party – The Grand Stretch Corpus II by Arvo Party Villagers – Fever Dreams Rosa Zajac & Daragh Lynch – The Burning of Auchindoun Tolü Makay – Aye No Oil Paintings – What Good Does It Do What Good Does It Do? by No Oil Paintings Orla Gartland – Woman On The Internet Woman on the…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – August 6th

    It’s time to take another deep-dive into a Bandcamp Friday and beyond with some phenomenal releases across the board, including big album, and EP announcements and releases from the likes of Arvo Party, F.R.U.I.T.Y., Sorbet, Hannah Peel, Alpha Chrome Yayo, smallmint, God Knows and beyond. Arvo Party – Cyclism Corpus I by Arvo Party F.R.U.I.T.Y. – F.R.U.I.T.Y. EP FRUITY by F.R.U.I.T.Y. Lukewarmdaily96 – Poison Apple Sorbet – Born Purple Let’s Set Sail – Toledo God Knows – Glory [feat. Senita] Teishi-1 – The Outlander EP The Outlander by Teishi-1 Hannah Peel – Unheard Delia EP 1000 Beasts x Toucan – Sugar High…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – May 7th

    On this glorious Bandcamp no-fee Friday, here are the very best Irish tracks and releases of the week, including Arvo Party, Fears, Stella, Art of Algebra, Joshua Burnside, Cryan x Uladh, Hex Hue, Loner Deluxe, Exhalers, Bantam, Alpha Chrome Yayo, Jordan Nocturne and more. Arvo Party – Devotions IV Devotions IV by Arvo Party Stella – you are here Art of Algebra – The Next Super-CME Under A Different Light by Art of Algebra Conor McCafferty – Bizwoozi EP Bizwoozi EP by Conor McCafferty Robocobra Quartet – Live Tape 1 Live Tape #1 by Robocobra Quartet Hex Hue – Aquiver…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – April 30th

    This week’s refreshingly eclectic releases include Loah’s incredible National Poetry Day release, Irish Refugee Council fundraising compilation European Endless – featuring Arvo Party, The Bonk, Fixity, Whozyerman? and more – Ghostking Is Dead, Soda Blonde, and many more. Loah – The Body to the Soul The Body to the Soul by Loah Ghostking is Dead – Biceps Biceps by Ghostking Is Dead Various Artists – European Endless European Endless: 12 by European Endless Bedrooms – Afterglow EP Afterglow by Bedrooms Ódú – Men Like Me Soda Blonde – In The Heat of the Night Small Talk by Soda Blonde Dani Larkin –…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – March 26th

    Beating out the rest of 2021 so far in terms of both quality and quantity, check out the very best Irish tracks of the week, featuring Lighght, Soda Blonde, Poor Petal, SORBET, HAVVK, Æ MAK, Lilac, Ghostking Is Dead, For Those I Love, Gender Chores, Cussen, CMAT, This Ship Argo, Saint Sister, Dunx, Travi The Native and K3:LU. Ghostking Is Dead – I Don’t Need Help I Don’t Need Help by Ghostking Is Dead Æ MAK – New Friend Lighght – there are parts of my soul i don’t dare speak Holy Endings by Lighght Gnarkats – All The Time…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – February 5th

    It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: the first Bandcamp Friday of 2021. If you’re going to pick up some great new Irish music, best make it today. Here’s our round-up of the best new tracks, LPs & comps from Woven Skull, The Department of Energy, Bangers ‘n’ Breakups, Arvo Party, Joshua Burnside x Sorbet, Slomatics, Any Joy, Tolü Makay & more. Woven Skull – Space City: Live In Glasgow Woven Skull – Space City – Live In Glasgow by Woven Skull The Department of Energy – Lee Lines (Landscape Mixtape) Lee Lines (Landscape Mixtape) by The Department of…