blink

Blink to play first gig in 9 years at the Button Factory

Irish alternative-rock legends Blink are set to play their first show in 9 years at the Button Factory in Dublin on Saturday, October 25th. The group will be performing to promote their best of retrospective entitled Catch This Moment which spans the group’s career to date including three studio albums, such as 1998’s End Is Nigh and…

the Hard Ground

The Hard Ground – Triptych: Two

The second instalment in the Hard Ground’s Triptych series is a harmonious progression from the previous release that defines itself with abrupt flourishes of musicianship while also remaining cohesive.  From the first persistent pounding of piano on ‘Capon’ it becomes clear that the Hard Ground have lost none of their mood or grandeur. Then, with the sudden introduction…

Lawman

Listen | Girl Band stream B-side to ‘De Bom Bom’

Dublin noise-rock act Girl Band are currently streaming the b-side to their upcoming single release ‘De Bom Bom’. The track is a cover of American indie-pop act Beat Happening’s ‘I Love You’ taken from their 1985 self-titled debut album. The song will a b-side to Girl Band’s new single ‘De Bom Bom’ due for release…

Death In A Sickroom

Breakingtunes’ Breakingstage HMV September line-up announced

The line-up of artist set to perform the Breaking stage in HMV Grafton Street and Belfast this September have been announced. The September line-up for the Breakingtunes & HMV Breaking Stages will include Johnny Stewart, Death In The Sickroom, the Lost Brothers, the DMs, Decomposing in Paris, Paper Man and Ryan McMullen. Supporting new Irish talent, the partnership…