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By Michael Ryan Future Islands continued their “Calling out in space” tour when playing their second sold-out gig at Dublin’s Vicar St venue on Tuesday night .  They were supported by American composer and electronic musician Dan Deacon who was just back from a night….or two at The Oscars and he was still in a …

Future Islands first gained world attention for their stunningly intense and committed performance of the single ‘Seasons (Waiting on You)’ on the Letterman Show way back in 2014. This somewhat overshadowed the fact that the band wrote and continues to write fantastic synth pop anthems. After a gap of three years, they are back with …

Photo credit:  Alice Baxley Listening to Du Blonde’s recent LP “Welcome Back To The Milk”, it’s obvious that she’s come a long way in the three years since her debut ‘Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose’ (released under the name Beth Jeans Houghton and The Hooves Of Destiny).  Her sound has become more raw, more varied and …