• Irish Tracks of the Week – 26th January

    It’s an absolutely stacked week for new Irish music, with releases including the long-awaited debut album from NewDad, MELTS, Alpha Chrome Yayo, PANIKATAX, Thom Southern and more NewDad – Madra MELTS – Figment PANIKATAX – Rejection Alpha Chrome Yayo – Last Repose of a Lonely Florist/Taro’s Box (300 Years) Home for Hitodama by Alpha Chrome Yayo Thom Southern – Hey What’s Happenin’? Wynona Bleach – Swim In the Bay Neil Brogan – Line Check Anamoe Drive – The Finder’s Keeper Lilla Vargen – Belong JyellowL – Judas Niamh Bury – Budapest

  • Watch: PANIKATAX – Rejection

    Dublin quartet PANIKTAX are back with their vital new single, ‘Rejection’. It’s a masterfully trouncing effort from the band, who comprise Rob Walsh, Rian Trench, Trevor Keogh, and Robert ‘Scan’ Watson. In sub-four minutes, the band excavate new, groove-heavy territory from the more searing and supremely fucked-off energy captured on 2020’s ‘White Water Rafting’ Largely developed during the lockdown of 2020-2021 when live music had subsided, it’s taken from the band’s highly-anticipated EP, A Sudden and Unpleasant Change, which they said “can be experienced as a compulsive response to an almost Jungian introversion.” Unmistakably at the peak of his powers…