Choice Music Prize Song of the Year 2015 shorlist announced

The shortlist of nominations for the 2015 Meteor Choice Music Prize Song of the year 2015 has been announced today. The 2015 nominees for the Meteor Choice Music Prize include: Pleasure Beach, All Tvvins, the Coronas, Fight Like Apes, Otherki, Daithi, Hozier, Kodaline, Otherkin, the Academic and Gavin James. Public voting is open via on choicemusicprize.ie/song. Last year’s…

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MMOTHS to launch ‘Luneworks’ at District 8

Electronic artist MMOTHS is set to play a headline set in District 8 on Saturday, March 19th. With the release of his debut album Luneworks due on March 11th, MMOTHS will celebrate the release with a show in District 8 later that month. We’ve already had several glimpses into the overall sound of Luneworks with both ‘DEU’ and the recent…

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BP Fallon, Panti Bliss & Saint Sister set the Co-Present

Radiomade’s Irish indie music show the Co-Present returns from a brief hiatus with a stellar line-up of guests. Returning once again next month on Saturday, February 6th the first Co-Present show will see host Dwayne Woods joined on presenting duties by acclaimed Irish author, photographer, and musician BP Fallon, who will also be choosing some of his favourite Irish records. Next month’s show will…

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Longitude 2016 first acts announced

The first wave of artists set to play Longitude 2016 have been announced today, including the National and Kendrick Lamar.  The artist confirmed to play the Dublin-based summer music festival this July include: The National, Chvrches, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lezer, Roisin Murphy, Father John Misty, Saint Sister, Pleasure Beach, Otherkin, All Tvvins, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett,…

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The Strypes announce after-party in Odessa Club

Blues-rock outfit the Strypes have announced they’ll be holding an post-Olympia gig after-party at the Odessa Club. Taking place on Saturday, January 30th following directly after the Strypes forthcoming sold-out Olympia show, the official after-party will include a DJ set from the band themselves as well as Karen Spellman. The Strypes are currently touring their…

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At The Drive-In announce Vicar Street show and possible new music

American noise-rock purveyors At The Drive-In have announced a show in Dublin’s Vicar Street this March. Taking place on Saturday, March 26th At The Drive-In’s Dublin show will come as part of the group forthcoming world tour (which also includes a show at the Roundhouse in London on March 27th) which was announced earlier today.…

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Hothouse Flowers to headline Kilkenny Tradfest 2016

The first wave of acts set to play this year’s Kilkenny Tradfest have been announced today, including headliners Hothouse Flowers. Now in its fourth year, Kilkenny Tradfest 2016 will descend upon the marble city from March 16th to 20th and will boast an eclectic line-up of artists. The 5 day festival will  also host events for all…

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Walking On Cars set for Tower Records in-store

Alternative-pop outfit Walking On Cars will play a special in-store show at Tower Records, Dawson Street this month. Taking place on Thursday, January 28th, the group’s forthcoming Tower Records Café gig will mark the release of Walking On Cars eagerly awaited debut album Everything This Way. Due for release on Friday, January 29th via Virgin EMI…

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Rosa Nutty set to headline the Bello Bar

Dublin-based singer-songwriter Rosa Nutty is set to play a headline set at the Bello Bar next month.  Fresh from playing this year’s Whelan’s Ones to Watch festival, Rosa Nutty will perform a headline show in the Bello Bar on Friday, February 5th. An interesting new artist on the scene, Rosa Nutty has an ambitious alternative-pop sound that…

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Competition | Win a pair of tickets to see Night Beats

The Last Mixed Tape is giving reader’s the chance to win two tickets to Night Beats headline show at the Grand Social.  Taking place at the Dublin on Thursday, January 21st, the gig will see Night Beats come to Ireland as part of their current European tour and will be joined on the night by…

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