• Irish Tracks of the Week – 30th September

    In another excellent week of Irish music, dig into the best new sounds of the past seven days, including The Mary Wallopers, Fujiya & Miyagi feat. Everything Shook, banríon, Bedrooms, HamsandwicH and more. The Mary Wallopers – Cod Liver Oil and The Orange Juice banríon – dare to crush EP fooling by banríon Actual Acid – Half Time Bedrooms – huffing huffing by Bedrooms AILSHA – R.I.P. (Dead 2 Me) Paddy Hanna – Nightmares Imagine I'm Hoping by Paddy Hanna Ali Comerford – Cool Girl Pádraig Cooney – Centuries of Learning Centuries of Learning by Padraig Cooney This Throat – I sent it…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – June 17th

    It’s been another stellar week for new Irish music of every ilk. Here’s the best of the lot, featuring Robocobra Quartet, Clara Tracey, Melts, Loah, Kynsy, CMAT, April, YARD and more Clara Tracey – Baby Witch Robocobra Quartet – Living Isn’t Easy Living Isn’t Easy by Robocobra Quartet Melts – Maelstrom Maelstrom by MELTS Ailbhe Reddy – A Mess Kynsy – Point of You April – That Feeling Loah – Your World Hamsandwich – LE SOLEIL CMAT – Peter Bogdanovich YARD – Auto Erotic The Zang – Loops EP Two Door Cinema Club – Wonderful Life

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – November 12th

    It’s been another great week for Irish music. Dig into our round-up below, featuring new releases from Windings, Odd Ned, ANDI, Neil Dexter and more Windings – Focus On The Past 5 Focus On The Past 5 by windings Odd Ned – Arpo Realm Long Mile Works by Odd Ned Caoilian Sherlock – Big Child EP Big Child by Caoilian Sherlock Laurie Shaw – Bargain Hunt Lisa Hannigan – Live at The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 2020 ANDI – CEDARWARD EP Neil Dexter – I’ll Be With You Jealous of the Birds – Belfast Song KhakiKid – Cozy Girl…

  • Groove Festival 2018

    Including HamsandwicH, Kíla, the Wood Burning Savages and – wait for it – the one, the only, Heather Small of M People, Moira Reilly captures some of the acts at this year’s Groove Festival in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

  • HamsandwicH @ Live at St. Luke’s, Cork

    Well, that was the best mass I’ve ever been to. St. Luke’s, a former Protestant church just on the northside of Cork City, is quickly becoming one of the premiere live venues in the city. Having entertained with the likes of Lisa Hannigan, Villagers, and Lynched in recent times, the church is building a reputation as a unique host of essential Irish artists. Combine that with the fact that it is the Jazz Weekend, in Cork and you have the potential for quite a raucous evening indeed. Offering support for HamsandwicH tonight is acoustic singer songwriter Sarah Buckley. A local,…