Harmless Noise

A music blog from Ireland.

Harmless Noise



Friday, November 1st, 2013

Photos :: Le Galaxie at #websummit Closing Party

Last night, Halloween, at the Night Summit in Meeting House Square, Le Galaxie closed the Dublin Web Summit 2013 with one of their famous full-on live shows that saw the full capabilities realised of the Temple Bar outdoor stage, as light-fantastic 3D visuals flared and morphed behind Ireland’s best electro-pop band. Photographer Killian Broderick was

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Interview :: Rob Farhat Artistic Director of 2013 #WebSummit

This year the Web Summit technology festival revealed a new aspect: the Night Summit, which features a host of Irish music, with bands, collectives and DJs. Having opened last night, the Web Summit runs from 30-31 October...

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Friday, October 25th, 2013

Mind The App :: How Music Is Being Shared On The Net

One thing apart from music that goes hand-in-hand with running this blog is email correspondence. Earlier this week, it came to me that many of the companies who’ve emailed me in the past asking me to join...

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Monday, September 30th, 2013

Strange & Unusual Facts From 28 HWCH13 Acts

Who rehearses in a disused morgue? Which band almost blew up a van? Who has the best celebrity anecdote? Rather than the usual interviews or top picks, I figured there was something a bit more fun to...

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

News :: Villagers

The news this week that Villagers‘ album¬†{Awayland} had been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize was warmly welcomed by music fans, both Irish and those further afield. It’s the second time that Conor O’Brien and band have...

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

News :: Not Squares

Following on from the release of Simpler Vibe on the Start Together Singles Club back in May, Not Squares have announced their first run of autumn gigs; Radar at Queen’s University in Belfast on Thursday 12 September,...

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Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Overview :: HWCH 2012

Now four days past last weekend but far from a fading memory, the tenth Hard Working Class Heroes festival was a commendable achievement on the part of organisers and performers over the three days in Dublin. It...

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Friday, October 5th, 2012

Mix :: HWCH 2012 – Friday 5 October

Last night saw the first run of bands across Dublin for the tenth installment of Hard Working Class Heroes. Reports so far have been good: I missed A Dark Horse as I was running late, and Ginnels...

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Mix :: HWCH 2012 – Thursday 4 October

The first leg of Hard Working Class Heroes 2012 kicks off tonight with 27 acts spread over five venues performing over the course of the night. It’s the festival’s tenth year and the organisers have a real...

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