• Irish Tracks of the Week – 4th November

    On this, the penultimate Bandcamp Friday of 2022, delve into the very best Irish releases of the week from Pretty Happy, Jape, Ex Isles, Le Boom, Thumper, Akrobat, HousePlants & more Pretty Happy – Boots Echo Boy by Pretty Happy Ex Isles – Deaf Republic Deaf Republic / The Smallest Plot Of Land by Ex-Isles Jape – Secret Area Akrobat – Eskimo THUMPER – Summer Assault Beauty Pageant – Born to Stay Le Boom w/ Andy – Next Time Cursed Murphy Versus the Resistance – Republic of the Weird Republic of the Weird by Cursed Murphy Versus the Resistance HousePlants…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – September 11th

    From right across the island, here’s the very best Irish tracks of the week, featuring Róisín Murphy, Ciaran Lavery, Æ MAK, Ailbhe Reddy, Sam Comerford, Arvo Party and more Róisín Murphy – Something More (Soulwax Remix) Æ MAK – wedding day Ciaran Lavery – Count To Ten (CUT-Remix) Ailbhe Reddy – Looking Happy For Those I Love – I Have a Love Sam Comerford – Last Light Out Stillorgan by Thunderblender Arvo Party – God Is In The Window  Somebody’s Child – We Could Start a War (Le Boom Remix) Rebekah Fitch – Dust Gareth Dunlop – In a Hundred Years

  • Video Premiere: Le Boom – Don’t Need It Now

    It’s been a great year for Dublin’s Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon AKA Le Boom. Having accumulated 230,000 Spotify plays for their debut single ‘What We Do’, the pair’s propulsive brand of electronic house-pop undoubtedly won them a host of new fans at the likes of Body & Soul, Electric Picnic, Latitude, Hard Working Class Heroes. Castlepalooza, Sea Sessions and Indiependence throughout 2017. Created by Conor McCormick, the video for their new single, the DFA-conjuring, party-starting ‘Don’t Need It Now’, captures features the twosome tear it up at the aforementioned festivals and more. Have a first peek at that below.

  • Baio @ The Workman’s Club, Dublin

    Following last summer’s release of debut LP The Names, electronic artist Chris Baio now sits comfortably in the saddle of his subsequent world tour. “This is our 34th show,” he announced to the Dublin crowd in Workmans. In the preceding hype for this leg of the run, Baio held a Twitter-based giveaway of three sets of tickets to the first of his eager followers to tweet and greet him with ‘hi’. Three pairs were promised, but in the rush of responses, Baio shelled out five or six in his generosity. Given his time spent as bassist for the wildly successful indie-pop…