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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

News :: Benihana

This is Patterns, a really lovely EP to bounce out from Benihana, an electronic duo comprised of Will Molloy and Billy Archibald. The gentle Vanish is an early highlight, followed by Festivals which boasts an inventive bubble of drums and evocative synths. Wolves is short and a change of tone, baying at the ambient moon, working well

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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,...

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Monday, November 18th, 2013

Gig :: Little Matador

Tonight, supporting QOTSA in Belfast, tomorrow headlining the Grand Social, Little Matador are going for it with gusto, and rightly so. With a new EP Liar Liar, these are the last of their current tour dates. The...

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

EP :: Beach

A new band for me, I’m liking their EP a lot: Space by Beach. As the name suggests, it sounds absolutely huge. With Intro a heavy swirl of distorted guitar that ends in a glassy smash, the...

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Interview :: Faux Kings

Back in April I posted about a tidy little bruiser of an EP called Faux Kings Are Ready To Rumble. It’s a rousing six minutes of sweat that will have you baying for blood, or gigs. As...

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

News :: Winter Aid

A quite lovely but unexpected occurrence this week in form of Winter’s Aid, the artist formerly known as blogger The Torture Garden. Having run one of the Ireland’s best music blogs for a considerable length of time,...

(1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

EP :: Ballet School

Ever since hearing Heartbeat Overdrive in the summer I’ve been loving the sweet, nostalgic tinctures of Ballet School‘s tracks, fronted by the vocal talent of Belfast’s Rosie Blair. I posted the news of signing to Bella Union...

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Monday, November 11th, 2013

Interview :: The #1s

A Saturday afternoon in Dublin when everything that can go wrong for a journalist, does go wrong. Sometimes, you just wanna bail. I’ve forgot my dictaphone, I’ve no phone credit, I’m late for an interview with The...

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Stream :: The Big Itch EP

Released on 16 November is a 7″ EP which features four tracks from The #1s, September Girls and Faux Kings, set to become a dearly-loved addition to the record collections of Ireland’s retro rock fans. It comes...

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