• Kanye West Announces Marlay Park Show

    Yet another act announced for the ever-growing series of gigs at Marlay Park, with self-proclaiming messiah of hip-hop Kanye West and man of the moment Pharrell Williams coming to these shores on July 2 this year. The show will be West’s first appearance in Ireland since he played Dublin’s 02 with Jay-Z back in June, 2012. Tickets for the gig are priced at €59.50 and go on sale this Friday April 11 at 9am.  

  • Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

    Unlikely though it sounds, it is actually possible to simultaneously love and loathe something. A catalogue of things that The Thin Air has at once both liked and disliked might include: the effects of alcohol; Wayne Rooney; various members of our social circle; and most of all the taste of olives (delicious, salty, greasy, disgusting olives). To this non-exclusive list we might now add Random Access Memories, which is partly ludicrously enjoyable – and partly just plain ludicrous. Where to begin with this sprawling ginormo-album? Perhaps with joyous single ‘Get Lucky’. It hardly needs saying at this point that it’s…