Music

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

Trinity Musicians Condemn Dublin Drummer Smiley’s Sexist Comments

Emmanuel “Smiley” Osungboun made the comments on the latest A Drummer in Dublin podcast last week.
By Hannah Quearney

Sunburn Talk Singles, Lockdown and the Future of Live Music

Sunburn bassist Muirish Waugh talks about defining a distinct sound during the silence of lockdown.
By Dylan McCarthy

M(h)aol are Raising their Voices for Women in Irish Post-Punk

This post-punk band are bringing sonic resonances to Ireland’s political past and present with their new single “Laundries”.
By Hannah Quearney

Automatic Tasty’s Latest Album Creates Classics From the Cosmos

‘A Farewell To Reason’ was released during lockdown and is available digitally on all major streaming platforms, with vinyl available to purchase online.
By Theo Cronin

Through Perseverance and Creativity, Ireland Music Week Goes Online

Ireland Music Week 2020 swaps venue wristbands for headphones in the driveway to keep the show on the road this week.
By Hannah Quearney