Month: February 2016

Slow Riot introduce ‘Trophy Wife’

Limerick’s Slow Riot are pulling no punches with their new single “Trophy Wife”. Opening with the line “Nice to meet you in the morning when you greet me with a fist” the post-punk trio are set to shock and disturb you with their new offering. Slow Riot will join Girls Names to play Seoda Shows birthday show this Saturday in Upstairs Dolans, Saturday, February 27th. Listen to “Trophy Wife” here...

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New music from In The Willows

Waterford/Dublin alt-folk group In The Willows have announced pre-sale details for their upcoming EP “Fallen Bird” which will be officially released April 7th. In The Willows will play Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, February for the Sounds Of The South East: Kilkenny gig. Buses from Kilkenny City and Waterford are being arranged for anyone interested in travelling to the venue on the night. In The Willows will be joining Corner Boy and John Murry on the night for this special event! Listen to “Outro” from “Fallen Bird” EP Pre-order the EP “Fallen Bird” on iTunes...

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Rusangano Family reveal new album and tour details

Limerick band Rusangano Family are having a fairly incredible year. They have made appearances at prominent festivals across Ireland and the UK including Eurosonic and Other Voices. They have also been announced for SXSW in March and Body and Soul in June. They are now on “One’s To Watch” lists galore. The band have revealed the title and date of release for their debut album “Let The Dead Bury The Dead” recorded in . The album will be launched April 8th in The Kino, Cork. The 15 track album will also feature four guests and artwork is by Benjamin...

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New Music: RUTH

Ruth is a Dublin based musician & artist, originally from Co. Kerry, Ireland. Armed with songs that have been said to possess “early 1990s vibes, with a modernly bewitching touch”, she has already performed on many of Ireland’s most prestigious stages including those in Whelan’s (Ones To Watch 2016), The Workman’s Club (We-Bloom), and The Button Factory. Ruth’s debut single “Who Are You Living For?” – recorded by Mick Heffernan (The Script, Swedish House Mafia) – was released in January 2016, and will be accompanied by a music video in early spring. RUTH will be joined by Young Earth...

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Great Irish Lineup for Vantastival 2016

Vantastival is back for 2016 and a change in location can only be a sign of good things as the lineup for 2016’s event is a showcase of rising homegrown acts. This years festival has moved to Beaulieu House, Drogheda and will be held over the weekend of June 3-4th. Acts announced this week include King Kong Company, The Hot Sprockets, The Young Folk, Elm, Saint Sister, Naoise Roo and Elephant. For a full list of acts and more information go to Watch last years...

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