Month: July 2015

Neon Wolf Interview

Ahead of their appearance at this year’s Indiependience I grabbed a few minutes with Rob and Stevie from Kilkenny band Neon Wolf. Once we had covered the who knows who’s relatives, Ireland is just that small after all and Kilkenny is not that from Tipperary, we talked about the meaning of home and work on their new EP and stayed away from hurling. Neon Wolf are a band we are hearing lot about of late. Much was expected after the release of their debut EP ‘Love Lost in Design’ in 2012 and while things didn’t come exactly together the...

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My Pilot – Welcome To ireland

My Pilot’s new mini-album “Welcome to Ireland” is officially out 8th August and is launched with a gig at the Bello Bar, Dublin 8 on that same date, but it can be previewed on their bandcamp page from this Friday the 31st of July. It’s described as “a collection of songs which cast an askance look at the vagaries of life on this odd little isle. Themes touched upon include the countryside, Dublin, Belfast, booze, the recession, the weather – all that kind of stuff. It’s a sort of critique, but not in a shouty, ‘Rage Against The Machine’ kind of...

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Gary Showbiz – Tall Tales, Tidy Towns

  Review : Bobby Green One of my greatest pleasures in life is following bands, I love the journey, every twist and turn and the artistic creation along the way brings me so much joy. I’ve followed bands from local pubs to stadiums. Drunk with bands one week and watched them on telly the next as their star ascends into bigger atmospheres.  But my favourite journey to date has to be where Gary Showbiz has taken me, and this latest instalment ‘Tall Tales, Tidy Towns’ is absolute dynamite. This was going to be part of a concept album called...

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THE SIX ACTS YOU CAN’T MISS AT #INDIE15  

  Wyvern Lingo – Saturday 20:45 @ Big Top Stage The Bray trio have been making waves in the music industry both in Ireland and abroad since the release of their debut EP ‘The Widow Knows’ last year. Fresh from touring the US with Hozier, Wyvern Lingo’s eclectic mix of catchy hooks and intricate harmonies are sure to win them a legion of new fans following their appearance this weekend! Wyvern Lingo – Used (Official Video) The Academic – Sunday 17:50 @ Main Stage Despite having only left school in recent years, The Academic have all the live performance...

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Win A Weekend Pass To Sugarbeat [Expired]

Congrats to Deric K who won the comp – we’ve emailed you so we can get you your tickets!   a Rafflecopter giveaway Line-up as follows: Saturday The Stunning 21:00 — 22:20 Ryan Sheridan 19:30 — 20:30 Interskalactic 18:15 — 19:00 Amazing Apples 17:00 — 17:45 Rackhouse Pilfer 15:45 — 16:30 Too Much for the White Man 14:40 — 15:25 My Fellow Sponges 13:50 — 14:20 Seamus Ruttledge & The Full Outfit 13:15 — 13:35 Dan & Dylan 12:45 — 13:05   Gates: 12:30 pm | Curfew: 22.30   HomeTown 20:00 — 21:00 The Original Rudeboys 18:30 — 19:30...

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