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Album Review: Harry Styles – Harry’s House

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Mike Tafoya Returns With New Music & Video

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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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With a makeup from some of Sydney’s coolest bands (and an indelible part of the emerging Marrickville Sound), The Shrugs blast into our consciousness with their pop fuzz onslaught of ‘Shoebox’, which we are proud to premiere today ahead of its release tomorrow. Members of bands such as Imperial Broads, Belles Will Ring, Sister Jane, …

Bob Mould will forever embody the energy of a three-piece punk band. All that’s needed is a Fender Stratocaster and an amp. He’s one of those rare performers who can command a space with no backing band. “Is this amp loud enough for ya?,” he asked. “ I have to ask, because it never seems …

The seminal legends that are Ed Kuepper (The Saints, Laughing Clowns) and Jim White (Dirty Three) finally made their way to MONA (Museum of Old & New Art) in Hobart to deliver two shows, one on Friday and one on Saturday, within the impressive confines of The Nolan Gallery. The duo played their way through …

Acclaimed media artist Quayola is a visualiser who works within the confluence of sound and vision. As well as his extensive globe-trotting catalogue of solo exhibitions he has collaborated with Jamie XX, Plaid and the late, great Mira Calix, converging his imagery with their soundscapes. More recently he has paused and re-focused, taking what feels …

In The Academy Dublin for a Norwegian take over in the form of Black Metal heavy weights Mayhem supported by Dark Ambient/ Industrial Rock band Mortiis, all courtesy of DME promotions. The Stage is decked out in a lot of side and backdrops with projections on to the back and the sides are printed, Mortiise’s …

In March this year Paolo Nutini announced a show in Bristol for June and I was left a little confused for the simple reason, where has he been, and why hasn’t he announced more shows? You may think, it’s not strange at all, but it has been 7 years since Paolo last performed in London …

Swedish Gothenburg-based melodic death metal band Sailor Hunter released their self-titled EP on the 19th of May via Inverse Records. The band shared the music video ‘Life’ in celebration. Regarding the track the band comments: “Trying to find meaning in the past and use the wrongs as instructions of what not to do in the future. …

Alexisonfire have unveiled the latest single from Otherness, their first full-length album in over 13 years. “Sans Soleil” features earnest and deeply heartfelt lyrics penned by Wade MacNeil, with an impeccable vocal performance from Dallas Green. Says George Pettit,  “Wade came in with the lyrics for this song around the same time he had been working on …

By Claire Hodgkins After several rescheduled dates, it’s safe to say fans were all fired up for a night at the 02 Institute with local rockers, Stone Broken. Opening the show were five piece Barnstaple based band, The Fallen State. Playing to a packed out venue, the band wasted no time in ensuring the crowd …

Calexico finally returned to Europe after a 4-year hiatus (apart from the collaborative Iron and Wine tour of 2019) with a full 7-piece band and celebrating their hugely anticipated 10th studio album-‘El Mirador. Recorded in Tucson in 2021 at the studio of Sergio Mendoza, long time band member, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Full of cumbia influences …