Listen: Japanese Popstars remix Le Galaxie

May 13th, 2014 by

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Having curated the epic Love System night for Marriage Equality at the weekend, Le Galaxie return to the business of their second album with a new single ‘Humanise’. Released on June 9th, the bundle includes this remix from The Japanese Popstars.




EP Premiere: Leanne Harte – Restless Sleepers

July 1st, 2013 by

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Having made something of a splash in her mid-teens, Leanne Harte decided to take a break from the solo side of her career, although she was to be found in both Queen Kong and electro-rock burlesque troupe Midnight Burlecto. Now she’s returning to her own music and a new acoustic sound with the five track […]


Listen to the UCD Choral Scholars’ Parting Glass EP

May 22nd, 2013 by

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If you were at our Evening Songs gig at Christ Church Cathedral last week you’ll know that the stars of the show were undoubtedly the UCD Choral Scholars, who took the music of Young Wonder, Heathers and Ham Sandwich and made it as magical and beautiful as the surroundings. With a large repertoire ranging from […]


Stream Popical Island’s The Community Games sampler

March 15th, 2013 by

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A collection of new tracks from the interrelated Popical Island bands Grand Pocket Orchestra, Ginnels, No Monster Club and Cave Ghosts, The Community Games is released on April 5th on a limited run of 100 vinyl LPs. Here’s a taste of what you can expect. The Community Games by The Community Games


Download the new Camden Crawl mixtape

March 15th, 2013 by

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Next week will see another major announcement regarding this summer’s Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin, where State will once more be curating a venue. However we do already know a good deal of the Irish bands playing and the festival has teamed up with 7Digitial to produce a couple of free mixtapes. Here’s the first volume… […]


Adrian Crowley announces release of new album, I See Three Birds Flying

August 3rd, 2012 by

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Chemikal Underground have announced the arrival of Adrian Crowley’s sixth studio album I See Three Birds Flying. Coming three years after Crowley’s Choice Music Prize for Season of the Sparks, expectations are high for the Dublin-based singer-songwriter. Co-produced with long-time studio accomplice Stephen Shannon and featuring collaborations with London based string duo Geese (Emma Smith […]


Jogging to release new album on August 24th

August 3rd, 2012 by

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Dublin indie stalwarts and self-styled “intense, raw…post-hardcore rock” outfit Jogging have announced the release of their new album this Auguist 24th on Out On A Limb records. Take Courage will be the follow-up to 2010′s Minutes and with a lot expected of the band this year they plan to take to the road to promote […]


Eleventyfour – ‘Snapshots’

July 31st, 2012 by

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Dorothy Cotter has been making audiences smile and laugh with her EleventyFour project for a few years now. She’s had a few singles and videos of the quirky variety here and there but her new single ‘Snapshots’ which is out on August 10th is a different thing altogether. Dispensing with the comedic whimisical style she’s […]



Listen to Bitches With Wolves’ new track ‘No Danger’

May 18th, 2012 by

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Irish electro-pop singer James O’Neill A.k.A Bitches With Wolves is releasing a new track, ‘No Danger’. The song is heavy on synth bass, with strong intricate drumbeats and even some dubstep influence. Bitches With Wolves recently decamped to London and this week played support to Scissor Sisters and Little Boots.


Listen to September Girls ‘Wanting More’ single

April 30th, 2012 by

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Once known as Talulah Does The Hula (and before that members of The Chalets and SuperNeoVital), September Girls have just released their debut single on Scottish label Soft Power. Limited to 100 cassettes, the sound of the two tracks is a lot more lo-fi than before. The band play the Button Factory on Sunday. September […]


Listen to Maximo Park’s new single ‘Hips and Lips’

April 27th, 2012 by

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Maximo Park have got a new release coming out June 11th called The National Health on V2. ‘Hips and Lips’ is the second single off the album, a dark electronic-filled track, with agressive guitars and a cold vocal performance from Paul Smith. Listen on Soundcloud below.