Disco Fever Strikes Again

When we think of disco, we think of Sister Sledge, the Village People and Michael Jackson; groovy basslines and shimmering synths — a call to dance with no regard for tomorrow, in the words of Martha Reeves. Its heyday may seem confined to the faded neon-emblazoned LPs of the late 70s and early 80s, but the […]Read More

Track Review: Lilac Leaves // Odd Morris

Dublin is exporting some of the most exciting post-punk bands in Europe right now. With the likes of Fontaines D.C., The Murder Capital and Just Mustard being met with critical acclaim, newcomers Odd Morris have a lot to live up to. The Irish quartet shares more than just rehearsal space with some of the hottest […]Read More

Track Review: Be Someone // Camelphat & Jake Bugg

Grammy-nominated Liverpool DJ duo Camelphat and Nottingham troubadour Jake Bugg have teamed up for an unlikely collaboration on ‘Be Someone’. The track debuted on Radio 1 as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World and has all the makings of a summer festival anthem, though not obnoxiously so. The cut is quintessential Camelphat, minimalist techno […]Read More

Track Review: Dancing Bug // Le Boom & Æ MAK

Complementing each other wonderfully, Dublin duo Le Boom have teamed up with Aoife McCann (AKA Æ MAK) to create the deliciously poppy ‘Dancing Bug’. The track stems from using dance as a coping mechanism for anxiety: McCann explains, “‘Dancing Bug’ is about falling into your bedroom after a bad day and dancing like fire to […]Read More

Track Review: In My Room // THUMPER

The Irish rock scene is in rude health at the moment, with the likes of Fontaines D.C. and Just Mustard blowing the dust off speakers across the island. However, no band embodies this guitar-heavy wall-of-sound quality quite like Dublin sextet THUMPER. With a string of releases already under their belt, the lads have unleashed The […]Read More

Track Review: House on Fire // Rise Against

With their eighth studio album Wolves having debuted at no. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock albums charts, Chicago quartet Rise Against have followed up the success of the LP’s lead single ‘The Violence’ with new track ‘House on Fire’. The band teamed up with director Daniel Carberry to create the accompanying […]Read More

Track Review: Of Heart // Bitch Falcon

Making the transition from live staple to studio epic, Dublin trio Bitch Falcon have released their latest single ‘Of Heart’ as a fan favourite from their notoriously rambunctious live shows. Following their sold out debut Irish headline tour, the band’s most melodic offering to date is six minutes of pure raw energy and impenetrable muddy […]Read More