• Irish Tracks of the Week – 12th July

    We’ve been spoiled with essential new sounds from every corner of the island this week. Dig into new Silverbacks, Or:la, And So I Watch You From Afar, Sun Mahshene and more Photo by Róisín Murphy O’Sullivan Silverbacks – Selling Shovels And So I Watch You From Afar – Years Ago Sun Mahshene – Pale Azure Or:la – Chant Laurie Shaw – Power Cut Keeley – Inga Hauser Ahmed, With Love. – WHATCHIMACALLIT Sweets – Sweets Callum Orr – The Trials of Knowing Lost Cities D.C. – Monsters

  • Monday Mixtape: Callum Orr

    Ahead of the release of his highly-anticipated debut album The Trials of Knowing this Friday, Dublin folk artist Callum Orr waxes lyrical on soe of his all-time favourite songs, featuring Tom Waits, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Frightened Rabbit and more Photo by Tadhg O Brien Ann Mayo Muir, Gordon Bok & Ed Trickett – How Can I Keep From Singing I came across this song only in the last year, but this recording immediately imprinted on me. It’s an old hymn from the 1800s, but a new verse was added in the 1950s in protest of McCarthyism, which I think balances its…

  • 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