Eskies

The Eskies to launch their debut album at the Whelan’s

Alternative-trad act the Eskies are set to launch the release of their debut album After The Sherry Goes Round in Whelan’s on May 16th. The band will be celebrating the release of their much-anticipated debut album this May with a live set in Whelan’s main venue. A group known for their thunderously energetic, inclusive live shows the…

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Kormac’s Big Band set for the Academy

Recent Choice Music Prize nominee Kormac’s Big Band are set to headline a show at the Academy in Dublin on May 23rd. Kormac’s Big Band will play the Dublin venue this summer as they continue to tour their recent studio album Doorsteps, which was met with critical acclaim last year while also reaching number 5 in…

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Listen | Switzerland release new single ‘Going Native’

Dublin based indie four-piece Switzerland have released their latest single ‘Going Native’ as FREE to download. A jangling, melodically vibrant piece of Irish indie-pop ‘Going Native’ listlessly sways from verse to chorus with an effortlessly infectious sound and backing beat. Interweaving guitar lines moves and twist around the central vocal of the song to create…

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Record Store Gay returns for its 4th year

Annual pop-up mini music festival, record shop, art exhibition and charity compilation album Record Store Gay is set to return this April 18th. Presented by OUTHOUSE LGBT Community Resource Centre and Little Gem Records, the Record Store Gay 2015 compilation will feature a host of Ireland’s best and most exciting musicians, with 100% of proceeds…

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Skelocrats – Bella Bella

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Skelocrats sophomore studio album Bella Bella, which has come out today via Popical Island. Making an instant, rumbling introduction with the pointed indie-pop sound of ‘Your Zirconium Heart’ Skelocrats set the urgent, almost off-kilter tone of Bella Bella. With their crunching, lo-fi tinged take on indie-pop Skelocrats continue to populate Bella Bella with short…

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Listen | Ambience Affair return with ‘Prophet’

Dublin-based indie four-piece Ambience Affair have returned with their brand new single ‘Prophet’.  Finding the group in a more rhythmically urgent mood, ‘Prophet’ jolts forward with a jangling guitar driven sound built upon the group’s distinctive vocal harmonies. Intercut with quick flashes of melodic guitar lines and shuffling drum patterns the song showcases a new,…