Stu Daly

Stu Daly – The Kingsford Session

Folk singer-songwriter Stu Daly makes a lasting impression with his new E.P. The Kingsford Session. ‘St. Anthony’ bounds in with a loose, jangling traditional sound that introduces the overall feel The Kingsford Session, with the slight edges of folk-pop elements of Stu Daly’s songwriting becoming more prominent as the E.P continues. Creating a “live in your room”…

FFruit2015

First acts for Forbidden Fruit 2015 line-up announced

The first wave of acts confirmed to play Forbidden Fruit 2015 this summer have been announced today, including Fatboy Slim and Run the Jewels. The three-day annual music festival, now in its fifth year, has announced several acts set to perform live in Kilmainham this May which include: Fatboy Slim, Wu Tang Clan, Earl Sweatshirt, Ejeca,…

Kobina (Photography by Olga Kuzmenko)

Listen | Kobina releases new track ‘Burst’

Dublin based producer Kobina has released a new FREE to download single entitled ‘Burst’, taken from the artist’s upcoming sophomore E.P. Following Kobina’s recent collaboration with London-based electronic songwriter Blooms on ‘Guilty’, ‘Burst’ finds the musician exploring a more atmospheric, brooding side to his music. Crashing and crunching with sparse industrial rhythms and a dense…

Pockets

Line-up for ‘State Faces’ February show announced

The bill for next month’s State Faces showcase at the Mercantile on Saturday, February 7th has been announced. An exciting continuation of the State Faces showcase (which kicked-off 2015 with a packed crowd earlier this month) the three acts set to appear at next month’s show are: alternative-rock act Pockets, electronic producer Participant and synth-pop duo Buffalo Woman. Admission to State Faces at the…

Of Life & Lesser Evils

The Midnight Union Band – Of Life & Lesser Evils

Alternative-trad outfit the Midnight Union Band produce a big, full-on folk sound with their first album Of Life & Lesser Evils.  From the beginning of Of Life & Lesser Evils the boisterous brass bombast of the album is effectively set into focus with ‘I’m Your Leader’, and continues throughout with considerable relish. Within Of Life & Lesser Evils the Midnight Union…