Taylor Swift ‘Out Of The Woods’ single review: by David Deady

Oct 27, 2014 No Comments

A change was inevitably coming for Taylor Swift. So saturated in pop culture already from her many romances and magazine covers, a turn to this genre was written in the stars. And so came Shake It Off earlier this year, a cheesy offering of mainstream goodness that didn’t have even a whisper of country air [...]

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Marina & The Diamonds ‘Froot’ single review: by David Deady

Oct 12, 2014 1 Comment

Early last week, when all of Twitter was in its annual Mean Girls ‘it’s October 3rd’ frenzy, Marina Diamandis surreptitiously invited you to a very special party. Scheduled for the songstress’s actual birthday and teased with an inciting FROOT hashtag, this could only have meant one thing; new material. It feels like an age since [...]

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Alt-J ‘This Is All Yours’ album review: by Alasdair Murty

Oct 12, 2014 No Comments

A member down, Leeds University graduates, alt-J return with their sophomore album which sees them fuse the type of disparately innovative sounds that can be found throughout Kasabian’s discography and the melodic minimalist electronics and monastic vocals left by Radiohead with their own signature stamp… Bagging a Mercury Award in 2012, following up ‘An Awesome [...]

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U2 ‘Songs Of Innocence’ album review – by Alan Malone

Sep 11, 2014 5 Comments

Over the last 14 years, U2 have always been a band perfectly placed within the entertainment industry, knowing when to strike and more importantly… how to deliver their message. The message this time was given as a gift to all iTunes users on Sept 9th 2014. Announced to the world at one of the most [...]

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Royal Blood self-titled debut album review: by Daniel O’Connor

Sep 10, 2014 1 Comment

With their unforeseen rise to the top of the Irish Album Charts and a earth-shattering performance at The Workman’s Club in Dublin back in March, people have heralded Royal Blood as being the band to lead a new movement of heavy, guitar fueled music in mainstream music. However, on paper this can be hard to [...]

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Jamie T ‘Zombie’ single review: by Alasdair Murty

Aug 18, 2014 No Comments

Following July’s long­ awaited album announcement comes Wimbledon­ born Jamie T’s second teaser, the anthemic ‘Zombie‘, an ode to unrequited love and a desolate town. With four strums of his guitar, ‘Zombie‘ begins melancholically but with purpose, as internal rhyme sends it forward swiftly. Treay’s signature, imperfect yet witty South London cheeky chappy voice, accompanies [...]

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Review of Paul Weller live at The RHK in Dublin on Tuesday June 24th 2014: by David Mc Partlin

Jun 26, 2014 1 Comment

Following the release of his latest collection of hits entitled ‘More Modern Classics’, The Modfather returned to Irish shores for a headline show at The Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin, taking to the stage without fanfare, but with uber coolness personified, for what was set to be one of this summer’s concert highlights in our [...]

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Review of 48:13 by Kasabian: David Mc Partlin

Jun 10, 2014 2 Comments

Kasabian make their eagerly awaited return with their fifth offering, the plain titled ‘48:13‘. With each track referred to by their clocking total, is the old saying to “never judge a book by it’s cover” appropriate in this instance? To the die-hard Kasabian fans, the answer would be a resounding no – but to the [...]

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Review of Eagles live at The O2 Dublin on Wednesday June 4th 2014: by Mark Fox

Jun 05, 2014 2 Comments

At precisely 8pm last night in Dublin’s O2 Arena, darkness fell on a 14,500 strong capacity crowd. Cheers went up as the silhouettes of two mature gentlemen ambled across the stage to take their seats on flight cases and amplifiers, with acoustic guitars in hand, just like they had done in their humble beginnings back [...]

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Interview with Simon Fowler of Merrymouth: by Mark Fox

May 07, 2014 2 Comments

Before Merrymouth embark on their brand new Irish tour which features dates in Dublin, Clonmel, Mullingar and Dundalk – lead vocalist and frontman of seminal 90′s Brit-pop act Ocean Colour Scene: Simon Fowler, caught up with Mark Fox of Music Scene for some banter and general chit chat about his musical endeavours to date. Speaking [...]

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