Month: August 2014


Bell X1 are the latest addition to the stellar line up at this year’s SLIGO LIVE Festival which spans 6 days over the October Bank Holiday. Bell X1 play the Knocknarea Arena at IT Sligo on Friday, 24th October, 2014 at 8.30pm. Doors 7.00pm. General Admission tickets are €34.50 and a limited number of premium seated tickets are on sale at €36.50. Tickets are available from Bell X1 join a line-up at SLIGO LIVE 2014 which includes SHERYL CROW, HORSLIPS, Riptide Movement, Simone Felice, The Barr Brothers, O’Hooley & Tidow, and many more. More Line up...

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The Hard Ground – Triptych: Two [EP]

By Mags Blackburn After listening and re-listening to The Hard Ground’s ‘Triptych: One’ many including myself have been waiting (me impatiently) for the second instalment of the musical project undertaken by the Cork band. ‘Triptych: Two’ has arrived and it has lived up to the high expectations set by its predecessor. A Triptych is a piece divided into three sections where all three can be displayed or just one. This project of the Triptych by The Hard Ground is an experiment of sorts. Each EP is written and recorded in real-time following the progress and experiences of the band. The...

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Gavin James to support James Blunt

Gavin James will support James Blunt on his Dublin date of the ‘Moon Landing 2014 World Tour’ at The O2 this November. Tickets for James Blunt at The O2, Dublin are €44.05 now on sale and available from: Ticketmaster Outlets Nationwide Credit Card Bookings 0818 719 300 (ROI) / 0844 277 4455 (NI) Online...

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Death In The Sickroom – Brick To The Face [EP]

Review by: Bobby Green I have to be honest and admit that I knew nothing of Death In The Sickroom before I was asked to review this EP. But with a name like theirs I really wanted to find out more. A band’s name can sometimes evoke feelings for the music they play, classic examples being Black Sabbath evoking a dark and haunting sound, and Coldplay evoking the shiver you feel after playing one of their songs. So with Death In The Sickroom’s EP, Brick To The Face, I wasn’t expecting something so beautiful as what I received. Everything that used...

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Heineken Presents: Sound Atlas (Brooklyn)

Sponsored Post Heineken describes its latest music project as “your passport to global music experiences”. After visiting Berlin, the next stop in their whirlwind world tour is Brooklyn, where they are taking the Brooklyn block party concept. To follow the Sound Atlas project and keep up to date with events, follow @Heineken_IE on Twitter and search on the hashtag #SoundAtlas. By visiting http://soundatlas­ you can find further information, and even win a trip to Brooklyn. Heineken has been a key player in promoting Irish music and the arts for many, many years now, and this latest initiative to bring the coolest and most interesting...

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