• In Photos: Forbidden Fruit Festival 2022

    Forbidden Fruit Festival 2022 took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin over the bank holiday weekend featuring live performances from Lorde, Biig Piig, For Those I Love, Kojaque, Gemma Dunleavy, Pip Millet, Saoirse, Tom Misch, Shiiv, Efé, New Dad and more. Photos by Leah Carroll and Kate Lawlor. SATURDAY – Photos by Leah Carroll SUNDAY – Photos by Kate Lawlor

  • Lorde, Bicep & More Set For Forbidden Fruit 2022

    Lorde and Bicep are among the acts set to play next year’s Forbidden Fruit festival. Taking place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin across the Bank Holiday weekend of June 4 & 5 2022, the festival’s return after three years will also feature sets by the likes of Hot Chip, Floating Points, The Avalanches, Princess Nokia, Kojaque, Gemma Dunleavy and more. Many more acts are to be announced. Check out the full first announcement below. Weekend tickets for Forbidden Fruit 2022 start from €129.50 and go on sale on Thursday, December 2 at 8AM.

  • Lorde – Melodrama

    Success came to Lorde after her debut album Pure Heroine injected what every youthful spirit needed: A glorious, romanticised, cathartic portrayal of the mundane life that most face at a certain time in their life. At the age of 16 she sang about the superb bland details of life such as taking buses with “the knees pulled in” and “dreams of clean teeth” underneath a blanket of tender beats and adolescence; and from that moment the world was hooked. Lorde makes her sophomore return with Melodrama, literally. The album comes as a thematically packed release, dealing with the ever-expanding house…