• The Walkmen Set For Dublin Show

    The Walkmen are set for their long-awaited Irish return. Four months on from announcing their first shows in a decade, it’s been revealed the Hamilton Leithauser-fronted indie rock heroes will play Vicar Street in Dublin on 23rd August. Promoted by Foggy Notions, the show marks the U.S. band’s return to the venue, having last played there in October 2012. Tickets are €36.50 (including booking fee) and go on sale on Friday, 31st March at 10am. Revisit a stone-cold modern classic from the Walkmen below.

  • Label Mixtape: Bella Union

    In the second installment of Label Mixtape, we take a look at one of the UK’s finest ever independent record labels, Bella Union. Initiated in 1997 by Cocteau Twins‘ founder/lead guitarist Robin Guthrie and the band’s bassist Simon Raymonde, the label has went on to put out records – many of them debut releases – by some of the greatest songwriting voices of the last twenty years. With a implicit penchant for artists masterfully meddling in the realms of indie rock, alt-folk and dream-pop, the label won the 2010 Independent Record Company of the Year – an accolade very much coinciding with releases…