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Archive for November, 2009

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Three IMTV Wins for Eoghan Kidney

Results of the Irish Music Video Awards rolled in on Friday night to resounding applause. Congratulations go to the big winner on the night, director Eoghan Kidney, who bagged three awards including Best Director, Video of the Year for Valerie Francis‘ Punches and Best Original Concept with Fight Like Apes’ Something Global. Other winners on

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Friday, November 27th, 2009

New Logikparty Songs

As old bands die, new ones step up. Here’s Logikparty, fronted by the blackhearted Benni Johnston who was previously the Dagger Lees‘ bassist. These songs are so fresh they should be steaming gently in the November air....

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

SXSW 2010 Bands Announced

I’d a lovely seat-hop-squeal moment this afternoon. And So I Watch You From Afar will be setting their guitars to kill Austin, Texas, at the South By South West festival next March. They’re not the only ones...

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Video: Hunter-Gatherer

Hunter-Gatherer‘s debut album I Dreamed I Was A Footstep In The Trail Of A Murderer is released into the electronica wild in early December. Over an hour long, you will not switch off afterwards: it’s an evocative...

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

The Interview Project

Karl Mc Donald has a clutch of golden interviews on his Those Geese blog in the last few months. To the lexivorous, they’re like luxurious Tarot calling cards, all shaped with the same rectangle of 10.5 email...

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

IMTV Video Awards

The first-proper-decent Irish music video awards ceremony takes place this Friday 27 November in the Sugar Club. There’s been some sweet rivalry between bands whose vids are up for nomination, especially in the Best Newcomer category where...

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Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Feedback Festival

When it comes to exciting music, Lakota and Whelans have just the thing to round off the year. Saturday 5 December marks the first Feedback Festival in which eight great acts will set the tone of what’s...

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Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Rumbles

I’ve decided to return to blogging mainly because I couldn’t bear to stay away. It’s driving me mad not having a proper place to flip out and waffle. Twitter‘s cool and Facebook‘s fun but I think music...

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Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Re-Interview: HEALTH

Live Fast, Die Slow Words by Nay McArdle “YOU WILL LOVE EACH OTHER” instructed HEALTH with the release of their 2007 self-titled debut album and oh, we happily obeyed. Two years and a brand-new album later, Jake,...

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