BIG IMAGE are going large on the cinematic CHANEY REMIX of their euphoric indie dance banger CRAZIER. Making a bigger giant out of an already huge tune, singer George Johnson says of the remix: “We’re massive fans of Chaney’s music, so when he reached out to remix Crazier, we knew it would be a match …

(Photo Credit: Donald Milne) Following the release of their critically acclaimed 10th album, Endless Arcade last year, TEENAGE FANCLUB will be hitting the road for a string of shows across the UK + Ireland.  Full dates can be found below. Support will come from Norway’s Frøkedal & Familien.  Endless Arcade is the long-awaited follow-up to the band’s album Here released in 2016 …

Last night saw a Kilkenny take over of upstairs at Whelan’s Dublin with three acts playing to a packed venue.First up on stage was solo act St John of God opening his 30 minutes set with anacoustic version of Nirvanas “Heart Shaped Box” to the crowds delight, after which he says, thatwas going to be …

Last night saw Echo and the Bunnymen arrive to Dublin’s 3Olympia for their show Celebrating 40 years of magical songs. The stage backlit and set in a blanket of thick smoke, and the band take to the stage, opening the night with Going Up / Show of Strength. Ian asks at this point what time …

Tonight a large throng (including us here at Backseat Mafia) gathered 3Arena Dublin for the start of Simply Reds long awaited Blue Eyed Soul tour, and opening up the night is soul star Mica Paris who treats the audience to a set spanning her career as well as tracks from her latest album. Nearing the …

The third night of December sounds in St Canice’s Cathedral, presented by Rollercoaster Records (Kilkenny’s primary record shop and meeting place for Kilkenny’s music heads), was in aid of both Amber Women’s Refuge & The O’ Neill Centre. The line was initially announced as Elise/Lemon Cello/Malojian/Seamus Fogarty & special guest , the news of which …

Ian said:“Tonight i was back at Upstairs Whelan’s to see Dani Larkin, one of Irelands most exciting artists emerging on the contemporary and alt folk scene. Opening the night with a short set was Brona Keogh who, while in-between songs, would get lost in her own conversations. These proved to be quite funny, really warming …

Down at The Academy in Dublin at the weekend a large crowd gathered for ultimate party band Electric 6 in town. Dublin band Vulpynes played support – made up of Molly and Kaz they describe themselves as Wall of noise, total filth, full of attitude… and you cant help but notice the Molly is a …

After a stuttering stat – last night’s gig nearly didn’t go ahead as the bands ferry was delayed meaning they didn’t arrive to the venue till just shortly after 7pm, but with doors opening was put back to 8.30 pm and not the usual 7pm this meant much of the throng, missing the announcement by the venue on the socials, …

At a packed, sold out Whelans, Junior Brother thrilled the crowd alongside support band The Bonk. The project is led by Waterford musician Phil Christie (O Emperor), who’s first recordings were undertaken and captured live a Big Skin Studios in Cork City The Bonk (click on thumbnail for full view) Borrowing a term used to …