• In Photos: Beyond the Pale 2023

    Beyond the Pale took place at Glendalough Estate in Co. Wicklow over the weekend featuring live performances from Grace Jones, Leftfield, Thundercat, Oneohtrix Point Never, Hot Chip, Little Dragon, Charlotte Adigery & Bolis Pupul, For Those I Love, Candi Stanton, Pillow Queens, Just Mustard, Squid and more. Photos by Leah Carroll Day 1: Day 2: Day 3:

  • Forbidden Fruit Festival 2018

    The June Bank Holiday weekend returns, and with it comes Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival, which runs from Saturday, June 2 until Monday, June 4. Amongst the first wave of indie-heavy announcements are Monday headliners, mellowed-out stadium-fillers The War On Drugs. This follows the release of their latest album, A Deeper Understanding. Sharing the bill on Monday are Grizzly Bear – just off the back of 2 tremendously well-received sold-out dates at Vicar Street – Warpaint, Thundercat, Spoon and Superorganism. Stay tuned for more announcements. Tickets for 1, 2 & 3 days are available from Ticketmaster, priced from €64.50, €109 & €162.50 respectively.

  • Thundercat Set For Vicar Street Return

    As part of a forthcoming 2017 world tour, it has been announced that Thundercat will play a date at Dublin’s Vicar Street on March 27. Presented by the ever-tasteful guys at Choice Cuts, will mark the return of the Californian multi-genre bassist, producer and singer, who played the legendary Thomas Street venue back in April 2015. Doors for the show are 7.30-11pm and admission is €25.00 ex booking fees. Tickets go on sale on December 9 at 9am.

  • Taylor McFerrin – Early Riser

    As the oldest son of legendary vocalist and composer Bobby ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ McFerrin, Taylor McFerrin has presumably had ample time to soak up as much of the unorthodox, richly diverse musicianship that the family crest must surely represent. Taylor, following in the footsteps of his father, puts on the captain’s hat for Early Riser, his debut LP courtesy of Flying Lotus’s and Ninjatune’s off-shoot label, Brainfeeder, and as a consequence, helms the production, instrumental and compositional responsibilities. Considering also that the album has been around five years in the making, it suggests that the multi-talented McFerrin – in…