• Oh Sees Set For Two-Night Dublin Return

    Californian garage/psych outfit Oh Sees are set to return to Dublin for a must-see two-night stint at the Button Factory on May 18th & 19th, almost a year to the day since their last shows here. Unanimously accepted as one of the finest rock & roll bands in the universe, the John Dwyer-led band have averaged around one album per year since 2003 under the Oh Sees name or its various aliases. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am at Ticketmaster.

  • Battles w/ Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith @ The Button Factory, Dublin

    The Button Factory plays host to the first night of Battles’ European Spring tour tonight, in support of their latest album La Di Da Di. Having sold out not too long after it was announced last year, the desire for the trio’s return to Dublin is immense. Tonight’s sole support, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith takes to the stage first with an impressive array of synths, sequencers, connective wires and blinking lights, evocative of a young Delia Derbyshire at the BBC radiophonic workshop. She begins with a series of robotic loops, which advances into Laurie Anderson territory as she distorts her vocals through…