Month: July 2017

Bobby Green enjoys Kate Dineen’s honesty on new single ‘Flames’

Kate Dineen is an award winning Irish singer songwriter from Tralee but based in Dublin who is about to release another stunning single ‘Flames’ on the 28th July. In 2015 Kate played a number of festivals including Battle for the Burning Lake, 96/1 and Cork Folk Festival. The Tralee songwriter also supported Dublin band The Needables at their album launch, and has supported Marc O’Reilly in Whelans and Dolans. She won the Noel Brazil songwriting competition for her song ‘Great Escape’. ‘Flames’ flirts with Americana and new Irish folk with equal measure but never lets go of Kate Dineen’s...

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Frankenstein Bolts go all dreamy with new single “Anatomic Major”

  If you like your indie pop all dreamy and atmospheric then you’ll be delighted to hear that Frankenstein Bolts have a new album coming out and “Anatomic Major” is the lead single from it. This sprinkling of musical charm floats in at 2 minutes and 27 seconds and gently lifts your soul to a plateau you’ll be ever so familiar with if you’ve been following this Wexford duo for as long as we have here at musician.ie The Frankenstein Bolts have that magical ability to take you away to their world and immerse you deep into emotional pleasure...

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Townlands Carnival Reveal Full Stage Times

Townlands Carnival taking place this weekend (July 21-23) at Rusheen Farm, Macroom have released their full stage lineups. Headliners include Jeru The Damaga, Brushy 1 String, Krafty Kuts, Hermitage Green and King Kong Company along with an exciting lineup of cutting edge artists from the worlds of performance and dance music. Townlands Carnival are also pleased to support Irish acts with some of Ireland’s rising stars set to take to the stage over the three day festival including Sillke, Le Boom, Jack O’Rourke and James Or. The festival has also created an enticing lineup of spoken word in The...

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Social commentary from The Clockworks

Drawing comparisons to the likes of The Streets, Artic Monkeys and The Libertines Galway Indie-Punk band The Clockworks make writing social commentary attached to a catchy hook look easy. The groups latest single “The World Owes Me A Favour” is some of their strongest writing to date and they are backing it up with Irish and UK dates. Wedged full with precise comments and razor sharp observations The Clockworks take the Irish political system to task. And they do so while referencing some of the great Indie-Punk social commentators of recent times creating a sound that is International but...

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10 Things to see at Townlands Carnival

Townlands Carnival returns for a third year to Rusheen Farm this weekend, July 21-23, with headliners Jeru the Damaga, Brushy 1 String, King Kong Company set to take the stage over the three day event. Here at Musician.ie we compiled 10 things to see at this years Townlands Carnival 1. King Kong Company are bringing the Buckie to Rusheen Farm with a show full of noise and rumble. After tearing down the tent at Glastonbury 2017 King Kong Company bring to Townlands Carnival some inimitable “21st century swagger” (Irish Times), whose “live shows are events, built from sweat soaked...

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