New year, new audio reviews. From eggshell vulnerability to exiting on a high…
While “Awaken, My Love!” is no seminal work, it does point to an artist that we are only going to be paying more and more attention to.
There’s plenty to dig into here for those of us who have long cooed over Elverum’s nous for production and skewed take on the singer-songwriter model.
The singular nature of their work renders the act of espousing its virtues in print near impossible so we figured we’d be best off just letting the lads talk about it themselves.
Irish experimental indie-rock band Enemies are bowing out with a final album, Valuables, and a final show at Vicar Street on Sunday 18th December after calling time on the band.
The synth wanderings of Damaged Bug alongside lashings of jazz flute, all coalesce into a taut, wonderfully realised finished product.
Romanian vocalist, cellist, composer and lyricist Aleka, i am Niamh launches new single Bellend and an evening of music with The Jimmy Cake
Dec Audio – Belting debuts and Tony Bennett. Just the ticket for your someone special this Christmas. Who knew you could pogo with your head in your hands?
There’s something a bit more abstract Front Row Seat To Earth that calls to mind the recent output of Julia Holter and Beach House.
December gets off to a great start at Bello Bar with great live music from Electric Shore on December 1st while Jesse John Heffernan plays live for the first time on December 3rd with support from Danny G.
Movement and change define the music of Steve Gunn. He ruminates about traveling in America and the inspirational potency of life on the road.
As the year draws to a close November’s listening reveals thunderous slabs of electronica, stylistic tropes of soul and a newer, weirder, more fanciful Lambchop.
Bracing and stridently unique; super low’s peculiarity and artfulness demands one’s attention throughout.
Brown mines the extremities of human self-destruction on this album with more pornographic zeal than any artist in recent memory.
The RDS Rising Stars Concerts showcase new talent in Irish classical music and simultaneously provides an audience and a venue for talented third-level music students to help them gain valuable performance experience.
BadBadNotGood are living the dream. Plucked from obscurity thanks to their own entrepreneurial spirit, the group formed in the wake of posting a video of their own instrumental arrangement of Odd Future’s work while studying at Humber College in Toronto, garnering them instant acclaim. Since then they have played with read more…
We’re listening to albums ranging from the avant-garde, to Nora Jones, to a beautiful, immersive bath of six-string explorations that never outstay their welcome.
“There is an expectation of audience at the very genesis of making something. For me, getting away from that was really important.” We catch up with Cate Le Bon who, over the course of four albums has stretched to breaking point the assumed constraints of the singer-songwriter model.