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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Free Music :: Zero Era

The Moderate Excess, an EP to download from Dublin/Galway trio Zero Era, who play the Roisin Dubh tomorrow. Formed in November 2012, this is the trio’s first release, a collection of three tracks which stand very separately, and they’re proud of a diverse array of influences which is a sentiment certainly reflected in the material,

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Monday, October 21st, 2013

Album :: It Was All A Bit Black And White

STOP EVERYTHING. The riff-heavy, gyroscopic guitar-led, destroyer drum instrumental/math rock you’ve been waiting for all year is here. You need to hear this: Retro Futurism by It Was All A Bit Black And White. Oh damn. I’m...

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Free Music :: Dott

Galway’s garage poppets Dott have announced that their debut album Swoon is set to be released on 5 November on Graveface Records, the US label home to and run by Ryan Graveface of Black Moth Super Rainbow. Last...

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Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Gig :: Headless Kross / Wild Rocket / Slomatics / Lurch

Not that I’m familiar with Scotland’s Headless Kross in any way other than their Bandcamp tunes – which are fucking deadly, deep and doomy – but this gig looks like it’s going to be a blast. Wild...

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Monday, May 27th, 2013

News :: VOIDS

Over Easter weekend I went to Galway for the Community Skratch Games, and caught a live set by Voids. It was beautiful, if a bit downbeat for my still-hungover head early on Sunday evening but I knew...

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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

News :: Community Skratch Games

Seven years strong, Galway’s own DIY hip hop festival the Community Skratch Games is back this weekend and I’m going out to Galway to experience it all firsthand. Borne of the Vince Mack Mahon crew’s shared affinity...

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Friday, January 25th, 2013

Album :: Abandon Reason

A few years ago Declan Kelly began experimenting with the acoustics of/in an abandoned car park seeping with seawater. The cavernous, dying space provided an eerie backdrop for performances by musicians of various experimental natures and resulted...

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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Album :: Twomilliondays

A year ago I got a tip to check out some music on a Soundcloud account and found a collection of tracks that were unlike anything else around. There was very little information about the creator bar...

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Free Music :: Yawning Chasm

Something gorgeous this way comes. I’ve written about Yawning Chasm before but only in very small drips. Until now, there wasn’t much to say because all we had were a few drifting flotsam video clips. In a...

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