• AAA: Patrick Kelleher, Bouts, Fang Club & Psychics @ Grand Social, Dublin

    In this installment of AAA (Access All Areas) we go behind the scenes at New Natives Presents at the Grand Social in Dublin. Fresh from his support slot with Future Islands last weekend is Patrick Kelleher, Bouts rounding off their last gig of the year, garage-punk quartet Fang Club and Dublin alt-rock duo Psychics. Our photographer Carlos Daly spent the evening with all the bands during soundcheck and set up and even got a few sneaky pints in with Bouts across the road at Gin Palace! Check out the gallery below for more.

  • Hozier @ Irving Plaza, New York City

    Hozier played the second night of his two date stint in Irving Plaza, in midtown Manhattan on Friday night, as the incredible and seemingly unstoppable rise of the Bray singer continues apace. Playing to new-found, but diehard fans and a thronged enclosure of New York’s finest, chattering VIPs, is evidence that Hozier is the man of the moment, as he rounded off his 2014 US tour in a venue that will soon not be fit to hold his ever-growing followers. Support act James Bay, accompanied by just a piano/percussionist player had a tough job getting his message out across a venue…

  • The Revelator Orchestra @ Odessa, Dublin

    Odessa have reached their milestone 10th birthday, and to celebrate they’re hosting a whole load of gigs which we shall be covering over the next week. First up, The Revelator Orchestra launched their second album ‘The Brotherhood of the Flood’ with a stripped down performance last night. Photos by Isabel Thomas.