• In Photos: Body and Soul 2023

    Body and Soul took place last weekend at Ballinlough Castle Estate in Westmeath featuring live performances by Fever Ray, Denise Chaila, Kurt Vile, Goldfrapp, Kojaque, Kneecap, Ailbhe Reddy, Juinor Brother, Jealous of the Birds, Nealo, Negro Impacto, Ordnance Survey and more. Photos by Ian Davies Day 1: Day 2: Day 3:

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – 31st March

    Stretching across synth-pop, fuzzed-out riffs, hip-hop, psych and beyond, here’s our selection of the best tracks from every corner of Ireland this week. Everything Shook – Blacking Out Blacking Out by Everything Shook Loud Motive – Money Jealous of the Birds – Morse Code Lemonade Shoelace – I Think My Heart Is Set On You Daniel Luke – Chatterbox 1000 Beasts – Brigitte Bardot Brigitte Bardot by 1000 Beasts Cinder Well – A Scorched Lament Badhands – For A Little While The Wheel by Badhands ZOiD – Internal Space Element Internal Space Element by ZOiD Dutch Schultz – Whose Is…

  • 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…

  • 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 –…

  • In Photos: Stendhal Festival 2021

    Stendhal festival returned spectacularly to Limavady, Co. Derry featuring live performances from ASIWYFA, Jordan Adetunji, David Keenan, Sasha Samara, Duke Special, New Dad, Jealous of the Birds and more. Photos by Darren Hill.