• Monday Mixtape: YARD

    It’s been a very promising few weeks for Dublin electro noise quartet YARD. Off the back of supporting both Shame and Scalping, and ahead of dropping their new single ‘Ecdysis’ (feat. YinYang) next month, they select some of the tracks that have influenced their emphatic craft Dan Mogwai – Remurdered This track takes a simple idea and slowly progresses it into what is arguably one of the best instrumental transitions from Mogwai. Great synth lines and bass, a recurring guitar riff over the top and a heavy beat to tie it all together. A great example of the interesting possibilities that can…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – June 17th

    It’s been another stellar week for new Irish music of every ilk. Here’s the best of the lot, featuring Robocobra Quartet, Clara Tracey, Melts, Loah, Kynsy, CMAT, April, YARD and more Clara Tracey – Baby Witch Robocobra Quartet – Living Isn’t Easy Living Isn’t Easy by Robocobra Quartet Melts – Maelstrom Maelstrom by MELTS Ailbhe Reddy – A Mess Kynsy – Point of You April – That Feeling Loah – Your World Hamsandwich – LE SOLEIL CMAT – Peter Bogdanovich YARD – Auto Erotic The Zang – Loops EP Two Door Cinema Club – Wonderful Life

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – 20th May

    Another great week of Irish music sees new releases from the established likes of SOAK, Fixity, Talos Sean Being and Melts, while some debut singles & EPs drop from Yard and Pastiche. Fixity – Always Again [feat. Philip Christie] Sean Being – Faux Window FAUX WINDOW by Seán Being Yard – Lawmaker Melts – Spectral SPECTRAL by MELTS Soak – Swear Jar Talos – Dance Against the Calm Pastiche – Freak Show Symphony EP

  • Premiere: YARD – Lawmaker

    Myriad acts earmarked as “ones to watch” have, by virtue of any number of factors – both real and imaginary – have ceased to exist since time immemorial. Such is the way of the music industry; that cripplingly fickle clusterfuck of a fever dream that many of us, for one reason or another, dedicate a sizable portion of our lives to with little to no recompense, fiscal, metaphysical, or otherwise. And frankly, we wouldn’t have it any other way, for it’s more or less all in the pursuit. Which conveniently brings us to YARD, a Dublin quartet kneeling (and very well at that) at the altar…