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Album Review: Spoon – Lucifer on the Sofa

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Not Forgotten: Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

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Not Forgotten: REM – New Adventures in Hi-Fi

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David Gray is in the middle of an Irish tour with his Skellig choir playing the songs of the Skellig album in full and more. Set-list:SkelligDún LaoghaireGullsAccumulatesLaughing GasNo False GodsHouse With No WallsDeep Water SwimSpiral ArmsCan’t Hurt More Than ThisDares My Heart Be FreeThe White OwlCake And Eat ItHeart And SoulAll That We Asked For_______________________________Only …

Southern California alternative rock band Dirty Heads are kicking off 2023 – promising to be their most active year yet – with the release of their new single “Rescue Me” and announcing the first of 3 EPs dropping this year, Midnight Control Sessions: Night 2. “Rescue Me” is an ode to California with a breezy vibe and …

Felt great to be back upstairs at Whelan’s, always good to return to the smaller venues as the lighting can keep you on your toes. It also felt great to be there for Dermot Lambert as he was doing a show to take us back to the fantastic 1994 debut album by Blink ( remember …

Words & Photos: David McEneaney. I grew up in the 80s with an uncle who decided at some point that it was his responsibility to make sure I had a proper musical education (thanks Gerard!). So from a very early age I was subjected to my own personally curated radio station which consisted of constant …

Alt rockers Ryan Oakes and Loveless have teamed up for a hard-hitting new single & music video “HEAVYWEIGHT,” available to stream now on all DSPs worldwide via Position Music. Oakes and Lovelss wrote “HEAVYWEIGHT” to be a one-stop-shop for motivation whenever life gets hard. “‘HEAVYWEIGHT’ is a metaphorical punch in the face by motivation itself,” …

Powerful, catchy and thought-provoking: THE NEW DEATH CULT release yet another mesmerizing rock anthem Nov 10th.  THE NEW DEATH CULT play unapologetic alternative rock infused by melodic guitars and grunge references. Their brilliant songwriting, fused with a refreshing outspokenness on social and environmental issues, have made them one of the hottest new bands coming out …

Headlining Manchester Academy 3 tonight is alternative rock band, As December Falls. Originating from Nottingham the 4 piece band, comprising of vocalist Bethany Hunter, Ande (guitar), Timmy (guitar) and Luke (drums), have had a busy year on the festival circuit culminating in a headline tour at their largest venues to date. Blending a style of …

The Mission rolled in to Dublin with their Summer Festival Tour 2022 playing The Button Factory and support came from Dublin punks The Nilz. Having seen these guys a number of times I knew I was in for a good show of hard hitting smut punk.The Nilz hailing from Dublin have been entertaining Dublin’s punks …