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One from the Crate: Le Galaxie

Over the past year, there have been no less than four occasions on which I had the chance to see Le Galaxie play live. For a plethora of reasons, not one of these instances actually saw me stand in front…

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One from the Crate: Ghost Estates

Ghost Estates, it has to be said, are owed substantial credit for turning me on to the Irish music scene. While the first vinyl album I ever bought was Daft Punk’s disco-centric ‘Random Access Memories’, the second – Ghost Estates’…

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One to Watch: Jack Garratt.

You might be asking; who is Jack Garratt? But I can guarantee you that come the end of 2016, his will be a household name. With a unique voice sometimes resembling a tiger growling in a tin can that often…

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Kevin O’Reilly talks to Rhos Horan of Raglans about the easy-going band’s upward trajectory and success.

Having met through a collection of different bands and through school Ste, Conn, Rhos and Dan came together to make some “good music” and that’s certainly what they did. Drawing from various influences and trying out new concepts with each…

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Abbey Street Aftermath

On October 12th, Diplo came to The Academy on Abbey Street to play alongside UCD Ents DJS. Those who went saw all the shenanigans, including him trying to get girls to come on stage to twerk. The vibe he brought…

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One From the Crate: Bicep

Not a new release by any stretch of the imagination, the Satisfy remixes have been knocking around Dublin since 2014. Bicep should need no introduction for those with any interest in edm, but for those who haven’t felt, Bicep are…

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Albums to Watch Out For

Half Moon Run- Sun Leads Me On Release Date: 23rd October Montreal based indie-rock band Half Moon Run appear to have burst out of nowhere in the past 3 years. Hot on the heels of some of the leaders in…

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Wyvern Lingo: Subside

Bray Trio Karen Cowley, Saoirse Duane and Caoimhe Barry sit down with Kevin O’Reilly ahead of their Ireland and UK Tour to talk about where they’ve come from and where they’re going. And so how did it all start, you…

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One to Watch- The Academic

The activities of most Mullingar teenagers are often questionable, not so this quartet of talented young fellows who are breaking into the Irish music scene with a very refined and fresh sound. The four lads have an abundance of energy…

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Albums to look forward to

Chvrches- Every open eye Release Date: 25th September Standing on the shoulders of such electric synth-pop giants as Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys and even Kraftwerk are Glaswegian trio Chvrches. No strangers to Ireland they’ve hit both Longitude and Electric…

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Mumford and Sons: A Change of Heart

The West-London quartet Mumford and Sons seems to have transcended a hundred years of music history during their short 18-month hiatus, dropping their waistcoats and banjos and just as quickly acquiring electric guitars, drums and bass. They have the sound…

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Who is Diplo?

Having sold out in just two days, those of you lucky enough to have grabbed tickets at the SU Shops around campus before they sold probably already know who this musical mastermind is. But for those unfortunates who either didn’t…