• Tune-Yards Set for Dublin and Galway Shows

    In support of their new album, I can feel you creep into my private life, Tune-Yards have announced their return to Dublin and Galway this summer. Three years on from playing Vicar Street, the duo of Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner will stop off at Tivoli Theatre in Dublin on July 10 and Galway’s Roisin Dublin on July 11. Tickets for the shows cost €24 and go on sale this Friday, February 16 at 10am. Read Dominic Edge’s review of I can feel you creep into my private life here.

  • Tune-Yards – I can feel you creep into my private life

    Timely is the return of Merill Garbus, better known as the bandleader behind Tune-Yards. For a variety of reasons. None more that Garbus’ almost elastic vocal range that is fit to bring out a  green eyed monster in just about anyone. Tune-Yards have consistently cram effervescent colour and fun into every note of their three LPs to date, so to get a fresh dose of that in the form of I can feel you creep into my private life should be able to finally get the ball rolling on an otherwise grey, bleak January. There are few other bands you’d want around…

  • Stream: A Yes Playlist

    Very obviously completely unrelated to anything that is happening, anywhere in the world, pertaining to politics, nationalism and all things in between, we’ve decided to compile a ten-track Yes playlist, featuring affirmatively-inclined tracks by the likes of Tune-Yards, Mogwai, Elliott Smith, Beck and Surfer Blood. Stream that below once you’ve finished admiring the strawberry above.

  • Choice Cuts: The Best Tracks of… March

    This month has been remarkable in terms of the quantity of excellent music releases on all fronts, and summarizing it into a playlist of 10 tracks has proven a tad difficult. As such, there are many notable absentees from this list, but at the same time I can assure you the reader that these ten new releases are not just good, or even great, but downright essential listens if one is to keep ahead of the crowd. I wouldn’t lie about things of such importance. As per usual, the first list of songs is in no particular order, with the…