• Win Tickets to Orbital in Limerick

    We have a pair of tickets to give away to English electronic legends Orbtial, live in Limerick next year. Following shows in Belfast and Dublin, Phil and Paul Hartnoll will take their Optical Delusion tour to the Big Top on 16th March. To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the show, simply send your answer to the following question to info@thethinair.net Orbital are named after which motorway? Good luck!

  • In Photos: Beyond the Pale Festival 2022

    The inaugural Beyond the Pale festival took place in Glendalough Estate in Co. Wicklow over the weekend with live performances from Boy Harsher, Soule, Bonobo, Nealo, Soda Blonde, John Francis Flynn, Murli, Aoife Nessa Frances and more. Photos by Mark Earley. Day 1: Carrie Baxter / Murli / Nealo / Dublin Old School / Romare / Aindrias de Staic & The Latchikos / Lyon Vynehall / Paradise Cabaret / Elaine Mai / Four Tet Day 2: Glasshouse Ensemble / John Francis Flynn / Mad Professor / Abandoman / Soda Blonde / Aoife Nessa Frances / Boy Harsher / Stereo MCs /…

  • BBC Biggest Weekend @ Titanic Slipways, Belfast – Friday

    The first signs of 6 Music’s leg of the Biggest Weekender have been appearing at venues all over Belfast this last week. Gigs, seminars, panels and outside broadcasts cropping up daily, heralding the 2 days at Titanic Slipways. For day 1 of festivities, the city, bathed in uncharacteristically glorious weather, conspires to show off just when everyone happens to be paying attention. As the flow of people moving through the city and over the Lagan grows, a Cup Final atmosphere begins to build, smiles and easy conversation with anyone willing to respond are the order of the day, and in…

  • The Breeders, Orbital, Ash and More Added to BBC’s Biggest Weekend in Belfast

    The final acts to play at BBC’s Biggest Weekend in Belfast across May 25-26 has been announced, and it’s pretty special. Joining the likes of Beck, Courtney Barnett and Manic Street Preachers are The Breeders, First Aid Kit, Goldie, Orbital, Little Dragon, Franz Ferdinand, Young Fathers and Ash. We’re going out on a limb here: this is probably the strongest line-up for a festival in Northern Irish music history. Don’t pass up the chance to get tickets when they go on sale this Monday at 10am.