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How Pink Floyd Let Us Down.

  This week Pink Floyd will release a new album, prescription Endless River (their first in twenty years, view as every press release on it needs to remind us), and despite the fact that the band haven’t produced anything since…

Album Review: Ben Howard, I forget where we were

  Second albums are always a make-or-break moment for artists, look and folk sensation Ben Howard is no exception. With four EP’s and a phenomenal debut album under his belt this surfer-dude was really riding wave after wave of success…

Taylor Swift 1989 Review

The former princess of country music has been on a journey to relinquishing her title for about an album and a half now. With the release of her fifth album, decease 1989, see she finally shakes out those last Nashville…

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Interview: Dave Fanning

A presence on Irish radio since it started to cover popular music, prescription its nearly impossible to imagine a world without Dave Fanning. Trends come and go, online artists rise and fall and certain genre’s wax and wane, but Dave’s…

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Alt Pop’s future Queens.

With Lana Del Rey, St Vincent and Grimes regularly drawing both commercial and critical success, it’s fair to say that there’s a huge demand out there at the moment for female musicians. These musicians eschew traditional ideas of what a pop…

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Damien Rice’s Startling Return

  The Return of Damien Rice Our favourite Kildare-man is back to mystify us after an 8 year hiatus which began in 2007. Following the release of his second album 9 and his subsequent, capsule romantically-fuelled, here split from bandmate…

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Album of the Week: Caribou, Our Love

      Under the numerous aliases that he has given himself, check Dan Snaith’s music has moved in so many directions that it is impossible to pinpoint a specific genre or sound that defines it. As Manitoba, illness he…

Interview: Eoin Kenny of the North Sea

  Big things are happening for the North Sea, online who sound as though they stepped right out of the 80s alternative music scene. Mixing the reverb and the haze of My Bloody Valentine and The Wedding Present with the…

Modern Mythmaking

  Following the breakup of his feral punk band The Birthday Party, Nick Cave embarked on a brief tour with a skeleton backing band, whom he dubbed Man or Myth? While he would eventually give his backing band a moniker…

Hozier Review

  First stepping into the music world last October, cialis Andrew Hozier-Byrne is back with what could easily be called one of the most anticipated Irish albums of the year. With a host of celebrity fans (Taylor Swift, cialis One…

Aphex Twin Syro review

One of the most interesting questions that one could ask about music, no rx in 2014, order is what exactly is Aphex Twin’s place in the currently landscape? Does he even have one? This seems to be the question that…

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’….