• Win Tickets to Gilmore, Brién & uladh. at the Ulster Sports Club, Belfast

    Amid much worldly doom and certainty, Belfast promoters table it! have well and truly levelled things up over the last couple of months. It’s set to continue with another essential one on Thursday, December 9th: producer/drummer Gilmore, with support from Brién & uladh. As ever, we recommend parting with some silver for the pleasure but if you’re feeling, send your answer to the following question to info@thethinair.net to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the show. Traditionally, how many legs does a table have? Good luck! DIY VOL. 1 by Brién

  • Brién – DIY VOL. 1

      You wouldn’t want to put money on what’s going to drop next from the ever-reliable Soft Boy Records. Whether it’s creating a platform for groundbreaking Irish hip hop (Kojaque) or injecting new life into Dublin jazz (Five to Two), the collective has quickly established itself as a bastion of progressive and forward-thinking homegrown music, with each release offering something genuinely new.  DIY VOL. 1 from Belfast-based multi-instrumentalist Brién is no exception. Encompassing hip hop, jazzy broken beat and R&B in its short run-time, Brién’s latest offering encapsulates the very essence of Soft Boy Records into one, easily-digestible amuse-bouche of…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – July 24th

    From Kyoto Love Hotel, JyellowL and Uly, to Brién, Sinead O’Brien and Shifting, here’s the very best Irish tracks released this week. Kyoto Love Hotel – Machine Brién – At Night DIY VOL. 1 by Brién Shifting – The Bland Leading the Bland Sorcha Richardson – Don’t Talk About It JyellowL – Doesn’t Feel Like Uly – i don’t need to understand Sinead O’Brien – Strangers In Danger Kilgour – Corners Aislinn Logan – Look, I’m Flyin’