by Danielle Holian Beyonce took to Instagram today to announce her pregnancy news. In the photograph, she has her hands on her stomach hinting at something special. The Lemonade songstress captioned the picture, "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing … Continue reading Beyonce: Baby News
by Danielle Holian DYK have released their debut album World Without Face. The prog-rockers’ seven-track album is accompanied with a video for ‘All Criminals’. This single showcases the main themes off the record, dealing with topics like social and political issues and responsibility affecting global humanity. Indie Band Guru said, “The power of the song will … Continue reading DYK: ‘World Without Face’
Hunter & The Bear shared their new video ‘You Can Talk’ on Impose. Their new album will be released on May 12. Impose say on Hunter & The Bear’s video for their latest single, "Hunter & The Bear have the formula down for a rather modern rock equation — perhaps indicative of the inspiration drawn … Continue reading Hunter & The Bear: ‘You Can Talk’
by Danielle Holian ‘Great And Terrible End’ is a great beginning to Jack and The Darling Ones’ recording career. Ciarán’s scat singing and an aggressive snare-rim beat kickstart their psychotic first single. A dissonant, ear-catching guitar riff pulls the listener in and doesn’t let them go. The curtain has been raised on a freakshow you … Continue reading Single Review: Jack And The Darling Ones ‘Great And Terrible End’
by James Fleming Two barstools set facing each other at slight angles on the stage, a microphone resting on each one. A three-quarters full room in a hotel in the centre of Tuam, Co. Galway. The scene is set for an evening of humour of the most low-brow sort… There’s an art to the insult, … Continue reading Live Review: Farmer Michael and Kathleen @ The Corralea Court Hotel
by James Fleming Planet parade are all set to release their debut album Mercury on February 24. But, they’ve graciously shared their new single Zodiac with us which will be available digitally next week. Zodiac features Oisin Murtagh, Paul Kiernan and James Doherty (Booka Brass), Graham Hopkins (The Frames, Glen Hansard), Joe Furlong (James Vincent … Continue reading Planet Parade Announce Debut Album!
by James Fleming The ninth IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards will take place in IMRO HQ in Dublin on February 21. The shortlist was announced this morning via the IMRO Building by Victor Finn (IMRO Chief Executive). More than 11,500 IMRO members considered hundreds of venues for the shortlist. Victor Finn said: … Continue reading IMRO Live Music Venue Awards!
by Danielle Holian Una Healy’s debut solo album The Waiting Game, will be released on February 10 via Decca Records. Una commented on the album, "Over the past 2 years I've been writing and recording my debut solo album and I'm so excited to finally share it with everyone. I have literally been playing the waiting … Continue reading Una Healy: The Waiting Game
by Danielle Holian The Little Kicks share ‘Don't Get Mad Get Even’ video on Northern Transmissions. Their brand new album Shake Off Your Troubles will be released on March 3 via Loosen Up Records. Read our review here. Steven Milne (singer) commented on the track: “For me “Don’t Get Mad Get Even” is the sound of … Continue reading The Little Kicks: ‘Don’t Get Mad Get Even’
by Danielle Holian Sweet Gum Tree has announced their brand new album Sustain The Illusion, which is due for release March 31 via The Orchard / Plastic Head. Their new single ‘Twinkle’ was premiered via For Folk’s Sake. Praise: “A thing of delicate beauty... Sweeping cinematic strings, classical structures, and wonderfully textured acoustics provide the … Continue reading Sweet Gum Tree: ‘Sustain The Illusion’