Tag: Ireland

SXSW 2018 Memories – Talos

SXSW 2018 Memories – Talos

Since 2015, we have asked independent artists to share their favorite memories from their time at SXSW. In just three years, this project has become one of our most popular features thanks to the growing interests of bands and singers from around the world. These memories are from Talos. A year ago, the Irish electronic / ambient band released their […]

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The Academic – Live at Dingwalls, London (photo essay)

The Academic – Live at Dingwalls, London (photo essay)

The Academic The Academic. Remember that name because I think you’ll be hearing a lot more from them next year (and we’ve already covered their music for some time). The fantastic Irish indie band performed the perfect set on Wednesday evening at Dingwalls in Camden, London. Opening with their latest single “Permanent Vacation”, they had the busy crowd singing along […]

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Aural Air – ‘The Torpor of Minds’ (EP review)

Aural Air – ‘The Torpor of Minds’ (EP review)

Aural Air, a.k.a. Dublin-based singer-songwriter Laura Rai, is a recent arrival on the indie scene. Although she’s been playing music for several years, Laura has only recently started releasing it to the world and spent the past year playing a number of live shows while releasing a couple of well-received singles. Her debut EP, The Torpor of Minds, drops in […]

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SXSW 2017 Memories – The Academic

SXSW 2017 Memories – The Academic

Since 2015, we have asked independent artists to share their favorite memories from their time at SXSW. In just a couple of years, this project has become one of our most popular features thanks to the growing interests of bands and singers from around the world. Forty-five artists participated in this year’s edition, including The Academic. All the way from […]

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LOCKS – “Wishbone” (single premiere)

LOCKS – “Wishbone” (single premiere)

When thinking about musicians who brilliantly bridge the divide between music and the theatrical, names like Nick Cave, Kate Bush, David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Sarah Brightman come immediately to mind. These legends are not merely writing songs, but they are crafting imaginative stories. Fables and tales that could be placed on library shelves alongside Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan […]

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Saint Sister – “Madrid” EP

Saint Sister – “Madrid” EP

This year has witnessed the rise of ethereal folk music, which sees artists apply subtle electronic textures with the intimacy of folk music. The popularity of this genre can be attributed to artists realizing that electronic music can emotionally move an individual and that a song’s lyrics can still be the driving force behind any genre. Earlier this year, Milk […]

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“Twitter Tuesday” – Brian Deady

“Twitter Tuesday” – Brian Deady

Today our Twitter Tuesday artist is Brian Deady. Deady is an Irish singer/songwriter who has a soulful voice and is someone you should get to know. We are sharing the brand new single “A Darkness” along with the video. There will be more upcoming material from Deady with the release of Non-Fiction coming out in October. You should definitely check […]

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