Music

Five of The Best: Irish Artists to Watch in 2021

Turn up the volume on the musicians set to dominate this year.
By Ruth Cronin

Celaviedmai on why ‘Community is Power’ in Irish Music

Celaviedmai’s ‘Know Better’ freestyle is available to stream on Soundcloud and Youtube.
By Hannah Quearney

Kurt Vile’s Sunburnt Symphonies Light Up Vicar Street

In a packed Vicar Street, Kurt Vile is at his best when the subtlety of his guitar playing is given room to breathe over the vigour of his band.
By Michael Dooley

BuskAid Brings Musical Christmas Cheer Online

The Waterford City busking festival began today, with a lineup of online events leading to BuskAid Live on December 23rd in aid of homelessness charities.
By Hannah Quearney

The One-Man Magic of Local Boy

Tickets to Fynch in the Button Factory on December 16th, where Local Boy will be performing as a special guest, are available on Eventbrite for €15.
By Joe Coughlan

CMAT’s Very Nice Christmas: A Cathartic End to a Catastrophic Year

This week, CMAT and friends quenched the musical appetites of those still pining after the pre-pandemic gig scene.
By Hannah Quearney

The Master Behind 1000 Beasts

1000 Beasts’ debut EP 'On A Different Page', which landed in July, was only the beginning for Cork native Cian Sweeney.
By Joe Coughlan

Other Voices Will ‘Bring it All Back Home’ to Dingle this Week

Other Voices: Bringing It All Back Home will be streamed online from December 2nd to 6th via YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitter, and RTÉ.
By Hannah Quearney

Spotlight On: The Nostalgia-Soaked Sounds of Sammy Copley

Copley recently released his new single “Trains” alongside an announcement about his first album Growing Pains, which is set for release on January 29th.
By Hannah Quearney

Post Punk Podge Joins Limerick’s Flock of Surrealist Musicians

Post Punk Podge’s latest singles “Hard Man” and “Haunted by History” are now available to stream on all major platforms.
By Theo Cronin