Month: October 2015

Pleasure Beach ‘Dreamer To The Dawn’ EP Review

EP: Dreamer To The Dawn Review: Bobby Green Pleasure Beach are a Belfast five piece unit that have crafted together a beautiful sound within the Dreamer To The Dawn EP. The EP launches with Go and it brought me right back to the post C86 scene with its urgent vocals and raw but ever so perfect guitars that cut over a pounding rhythm taking the listener through some beautiful harmonies wrapped up in this delightful slice of alternative synth pop.  It has tints of The Motorcycle Boys Big Rock Candy Mountain sliced up with That Petrol Emotion. The title...

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Niamh Crowther Releases New EP & Whelans Gig

Niamh Crowther has announced details of her first EP, simply titled “Niamh Crowther” which will be released on CD and download. To celebrate the release Niamh will be playing in Whelans on November 6th. Tickets are onsale now from €10 niamhcrowther.com/new-show-new-ep-we-need-your-help...

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Elm – Amends [Single]

Our very own Dylan Walsh keeps a dark secret. When he’s not bashing out reviews for musician.ie, he’s bashing out songs for his band, Elm. So Dylan, you might think that writing for us will get you an automatic good review, but we’ve got to be honest and tell the people how it is. So how is it? Well, it’s rather special, as it happens. An oul’ cynic like me expects angry noise-fuelled vitriol from the new generation, and that’s not at all what is forthcoming from Elm. The band have been described as baroque pop, and I can...

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August Wells Release Video For ‘Alice Dear Alice’

‘Alice Dear Alice’ from the August Wells debut album, A Living and a Dying Game, is now getting it’s official Irish release and is the segue to their upcoming new record, due for release in Spring 2016 on Irish independent label FIFA Records. Upcoming Irish shows: Jan 30th – Levis’ Bar, Ballydehob Feb 10th – Brewery Corner, Kilkenny Feb 11th – Boyle’s, Slane Feb 12th – Coughlan’s, Cork Feb 13th – Pine Lodge, Cork Feb 14th – Workman’s Club,...

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