• Landless Presents: Two Miles Of Earth For A Marking Stone

    As part of International Women’s Day and the Capital Irish Film Festival, and commissioned by Solas Nua, traditional vocal quartet Landless have crafted a free concert film of traditional songs in collaboration with experimental visual artists Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty, titled Two Miles of Earth for a Marching Stone. Brigid, the Irish pre-Christian goddess of poetry, is the inspiration for a psychic vision exploring feelings of intangible longing arising from experiences of emigration. Film clips set in the North-West of Ireland will appear as interjections through the music, with the themes of the songs mirroring each corresponding scene in the saga. The songs will follow…

  • Robocobra Quartet to Stream Performance for London Jazz Festival

    As part of the 2020 EFG London Jazz Festival, one of Ireland’s finest live acts, and long-time TTA favourites Robocobra Quartet are set to broadcast a 30 minute set of their boundary-pushing jazz-infused post-punk this Sunday, November 22nd at 6pm. Expect established tracks and unreleased music from their next album, with the video recorded and filmed in studio quality. They told us: “This is the only live-streamed performance we’re doing this year and so we decided to take our time to do it right and make something special. Instead of just filming from an audience perspective to replicate a gig, our set is shot from…

  • Brand New Friend Virtual Tour Kicks Off Tonight

    One of the many acts hit with a postponement were Brand New Friend, who were to play one of their biggest headline shows at the start of the lockdown. Johnson siblings Taylor (vocals/guitar), Lauren (vocals/synth) and Logan (bass) will be streaming a series of intimate live acoustic performances on their Instagram & Facebook. Fans can decide setlists by voting via social media channels, and this Monday, March 30, they’ll perform their debut album Seatbelts For Aeroplanes in its entirety. You can catch them on the following dates at 8pm, starting tonight – with Gerry Norman, aka Tour Alaska ‘opening’ at 7.30pm:

  • Live Stream: Smalltown America All-Dayer #6

    Co-hosted with yours truly, Smalltown America records will host their grand sixth All-Dayer this evening at STA HQ in Derry this evening from 5pm. Featuring American Clay, Carnivores, Clanns, Freak’s, Lost Avenue, PigsAsPeople, Rosseau and Small Hawk Orchestral, it is set to be yet another unforgettable, riff-fuelled happening from one of the country’s finest labels. Not able to make it? Never worry. Stream the entire thing below from 5pm! Better still, we will have videos from the All-Dayer coming on the site over the next few weeks. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream