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The Unproductive Nature of Modern Musicians

        The whole nature of music has changed drastically in the last decade. One of the most frustrating aspects of change for avid music listeners has been how musicians have become so unproductive.   It is becoming…

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Discovering Mano Le Tough

Hailing all the way from Greystones, ambulance Mano Le Tough is undeniably the greatest figure in Irish music right now. Since his remarkable debut in 2009, Mano has worked his way up to become a distinguished dj with releases such…

Alt J-This is All Yours review

Experimental Indie band Alt-J first burst onto the music scene in early 2012 to resounding applause for their first album ‘An Awesome Wave’. Naturally expectations were high for this Mercury Prize-winning group’s second album titled, order ‘This is all yours’….

Fox Jaw Interview

Given that Foals cite Irish act Redneck Manifesto as one of their biggest influences, The Raconteurs covered a song by Jape and a super group, Tvvins, made up of members of Cast of Cheers and Adebsi Shank, generates excitement with…

Apple, U2 and Music as a Commodity

    Nick Hornby, see in his excellent novel High Fidelity, healing puts U2 amongst the five bands that should shot come the great musical revolution (sharing this dubious honour are Bryan Adams, the Simple Minds, Genesis and Michael Bolton)….

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Guerrilla Marketing and Using the Internet.

  Last week Richard James, sovaldi better known to the masses as Aphex Twin, pills had us all captivated, try because a blimp bearing his logo was flown over London. A bold move, but exactly what you’d expect from a…

Royal Blood Debut Review.

Drum and Bass. Traditionally the two instruments that are associated with dance music, cialis they’re the only two instruments, pilule which are used on British rock band Royal Blood’s debut album. While this gives the album an idiosyncratic groove and…

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Interview: Dave Judge of Abner Browns

Abner Browns is one of the more curious shops in Rathmines. Ostensibly a barbers, its filled with enough music memorabilia to envy even the most completest collector. For just over a year now its been playing host to local bands…

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Top acts to see at Electric Picnic

In many ways a music festival is very much like visiting a theme park. You pack heavily for the day, sickness rise at ungodly hours to beat the queues, get your prohibited items successfully smuggled passed the entrance, invariably lose…

Interview: George Clarke of Deafheaven

Shoegaze, viagra or dream pop as it’s sometimes known, view is ethereal, sildenafil breezy and ponderous, an ocean of noise that you can get lost in whilst grappling with life’s existential questions. Black Metal, on the other hand, is harsh,…

Scott Asheton Obituary

  Last weekend, treatment on St Patricks day it was announced that the Rolling Stones would be postponing their Australian tour, as it was announced that Mick Jagger’s partner, L’Wren Scott, had died. It was a tragic and shocking announcement…

Slanes Former Glory

Last week it was announced that Slane Castle won’t be going ahead this year, troche the second time in four years that this has occurred. While there’s nothing uncommon about this, for sale with there sometimes being two or three…