• Ciaran Lavery and Joshua Burnside Announce Double A-Side

    Two of the north’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Ciaran Lavery and Joshua Burnside have teamed up for a double A-Side. Raising funds for homelessness charity Welcome Organisation, the Northern Ireland Music Prize winners and friends have come together to re-invent a pair of tracks by Blaze Foley and David Lynch, ‘True Love’s Flame’ and ‘If I Could Only Fly’. In a statement, Ciaran Lavery said, “With the pandemic being a primary focus worldwide, I felt this was an appropriate time to remind people about the plight of homelessness that continues to exist, and the fantastic and selfless work that charities like the…

  • Stream: James Joys – Kink (Double A-Side)

    The scope and intent of James Joys‘ output knows no bounds. One-third of Ex-Isles, one-half of The Night Guild, and a forward-pushing, consistently unpigeonholeable musician in his own right, the Belfast artist and composer – otherwise known as Jamie Thompson – no doubt revels in defying expectation to excavate new sonic spectacles. New double A-Side is a double-pronged triumph of disentangling techno. The clubs may be closed, but across 10 minutes, Joys proposes some pure-cut escapism via this perfectly pupil-dilating brace. KINK (Double A-Side) by James Joys