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Man Alive! – King Krule

Man Alive! – King Krule ★ ★ ★ ★   After releasing The Ooz to great critical acclaim in 2017, Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule, returns with Man Alive. It’s an extremely impressive entry in…

Honeymoon – Beach Bunny

Honeymoon – Beach Bunny ★ ★ ★ The Chicago-based artist, Lilli Trifilio has had a reputation in the DIY scene for quite some time, with her anecdotal-style lyrics and candid delivery on her solo project, Beach Bunny. After a steady…

The Slow Rush – Tame Impala

The Slow Rush – Tame Impala ★ ★ ★ ★  The sands of time have certainly shifted in the five years since Tame Impala released Currents. This pop/ psych-rock album was a global sensation and led polymath Kevin Parker to…

Upcoming Gigs: February 2020

Black Midi February 14th – €16.50 Button Factory Black Midi bring their chaotic, profoundly energetic blend of genres to the Button Factory on the 14th of February. Formed in 2017, they garnered massive critical acclaim with their debut Schlagenheim and…

COMMENT: Record Labels Are Unethically Profiting Off The Deaths of Rappers

In the midst of an opioid crisis, coupled with ongoing violence in poorer communities that continues to prove fatal, the hip-hop community is losing more of its members than ever before. Major record labels are making no effort to hide…

Good Luck Everybody – AJJ

Good Luck Everybody – AJJ ★ ★   AJJ, formerly known as Andrew Jackson Jihad, have never exactly been strangers to mixing politics into their music, as their previous name would imply. Albums like 2011’s Knife Man were captivating with their…

Have We Met – Destroyer

Have We Met – Destroyer ★ ★ ★ ★ Destroyer was formed in 1995 as a side project of Dan Bejar, known for his work in The New Pornographers, and 25 years on he continues to deliver with a strong…

Small Socs! ‘Scootah Tunes’ talk DJing, Ambitions, and Belfield FM

On a mild January Afternoon, the College Tribune sat down with ¾ of the ‘Scootah Tunes’ collective. The group are music podcasters, bloggers, DJ’s and event curators, who have been on the scene since February 2019. They have hosted live…

Upcoming Gigs

Milky Chance – February 2nd – Vicar Street Alternative rock-come-folk music outfit ‘Milky Chance’ take to the stage on Vicar Street at the beginning of February. The group have been around for the best part of a decade now, bringing…

Marigold – Pinegrove

Marigold – Pinegrove ★ ★ ★  Pinegrove have always been Evan Hall’s band. He is the primary lyricist, songwriter and the face of the band in the press. There’s a good reason for this. What made Pinegrove so engaging when…

E – Ecco2k

E – Ecco2k ★ ★ ★ ★ Drain Gang member and all-around enigma Ecco2k delivers ‘E’, his first studio album. Hot off the back of releasing ‘Trash Island’ with fellow Drain Gang members Bladee and Thaiboy Digital, Ecco2k keeps his…

Everything Else Has Gone Wrong – Bombay Bicycle Club

Everything Else Has Gone Wrong – Bombay Bicycle Club   ★ ★ ★ ★ After a hiatus of almost six years, Bombay Bicycle Club have returned with an audacious and vivacious eleven-track album. You may recognize the band name from their…