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Electric Picnic Highlights 2012

Ciaran Breslin gives the lowdown on the best of new talent, unhealthy the highs and the lows of this year’s Electric Picnic. Ones to Watch: One of the great things about Electric Picnic is the chance it affords new young…

Rapturous Resonance: Electric Picnic 2012

With the festival blues kicking in on campus, pharmacy Ciaran Breslin takes a look at the highlights of this year’s Electric Picnic. Musically Electric Picnic really did not disappoint. The variety on offer meant that not only was there something…

“It Just Gets Better and Better”

“Stephen West caught up with Wunderbra as they take the next step in their musical journey. It’s no secret that Dublin is a refugium for new and up-and-coming Irish talent. Meet Wunderbra, here an ambitious three-piece Irish girl band, consisting…

Never be the same again

Melanie Chisolm, sporty spice or Mel C – call her what you will – has been receiving rave reviews for her 5th album ‘The Sea’, Melanie C tells Ryan Cullen about fame, family and her love of performing in Ireland….

City And Sound

In the latest instalment of our series on the inextricability of a style of music and its city of origin, Martin Gilroy puts the spotlight on the home of Motown, Detroit.   “The runaway success of the label coincided with…

Too much of a good thing, or matches made in heaven?

Supergroups are annoying and self-indulgent endeavours, sovaldi sale forums for already huge egos to swell and expand to otherworldly levels and let’s face it…. most of the music they create is a horrendous atrocity that should have never seen the…

UCD Noughties Orchestra to perform ‘Hits of the Noughties’

Aonghus McGarry spoke to one of the organisers of the most interesting musical event to take place in UCD for years   An orchestra consisting of, ed and managed entirely by, generic UCD students is set to perform the ‘Hits…

Mr . Scruff – Get a move on

Ryan Cullen speaks to Mr Scruff, remedy or Andy Carthy as his family more than likely call him, about marathon DJ sets, cups of tea and his upcoming gig in the Button Factory Andy Carthy (aka Mr Scruff) is generally recognised as…

Neil Delamere

A common fixture among Irish panel shows, another nationwide tour and a Viking documentary to top it off; Neil Delamere shows Ryan Cullen how his quick wit and flowing banter endeared him to audiences nationwide. In recent times, Delamere has…

Meteor Choice Music Prize announces New Award

takes a look at the new award set to honour the public’s wishes   A few weeks ago, the prestigious Meteor Choice Music Prize added an extra award to the prize, the inaugural Irish Song of the Year, which sees…