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Sparks of genius

Conor McKenna talks to Kieran McGuinness about the good, here the bad and the laughable.   When one thinks of difficult second albums by Irish bands, Delorentos are never far down the list. The band teetered close to the precipice…

From Brooklyn to Dublin

Daniel Nolan spoke to Michael Lerner of Brooklyn band The Antlers on their recording process, their new album and music as a representation of an artist. “I don’t really think most fans go to shows hoping to see a band…

The Playlist

Following on from the massive success of their debut single “Pumped up Kicks”, it seems no surprise that Foster the People have chosen to release another catchy up-tempo track as their next single. The song begins with a unique rhythmic…

Roisín O Interview

Graham Luby chatted with the UCD Graduate and budding singer-songwriter ahead of her headline Whelan’s show                  “To be honest, singing and performing is something I’ve wanted to do for as long as I…

The Playlist

When the words ‘Live Lounge’ and ‘Bombay Bicycle Club’ come to together, and you know you’re in for a treat, and this cover certainly delivers. Taking Del Rey’s husky-voiced, nostalgia-ridden ballad, the boys (plus Lucy Rose) make it their own…

Magnum Opus – The Stone Roses

With the news last week that Manchester band The Stone Roses are due to reform, remedy beginning with two sold out gigs in Manchester in June, followed by a world tour and quite possibly new material, now is as good…