Music

With “Dislocation”, Skinner is Branching Out

Skinner's newest single, "Dislocation", came out in June.
By Joe Coughlan

Mid-Pandemic, Jack Farrell Has Set About Reimagining Dublin Musical Theatre

Farrell’s production company released its first single, “Dangerous”, today.
By Gráinne Mahon

Kyoto Love Hotel on Mixing Pop Sensibilities and Lyrical Coherency

Joe Geaney, one half of Kyoto Love Hotel, says that their sound has a “pop aspect to it, but bordering on something else as well”.
By Joe Coughlan

Under Lock and Key, Musicians Are Finding New Ways to Bang the Drum

Ireland's music scene has been turned upside-down by the pandemic. Its up-and-comers say they're having to get even more creative to thrive.
By Ellie O'Neill

Bullet Girl Hunt Post-Punk Perfection

They've worked with Girl Band's Daniel Fox and their latest single sees them at their abrasive best. Bullet Girl show no sign of slowing down.
By Joe Coughlan

One Single In (It’s a Love Song Set In KFC), CMAT is Doing Things Her Way

In her own words, she's a ‘singer, dancer, social media maverick, country heure and bimbo troubadour’. Now CMAT is making waves in Dublin pop.
By Susie Crawford

Dublin’s Ghostprint Are Crafting Thoughtful Melodies in Lockdown

Having built an impressive reputation in a short space of time, Ghostprint have just released an EP, The Bluest Blue, that sees them in pensive form.
By Joe Coughlan

With Banríon, Trinity’s Róisín Ní Haicéid is Tearing Up the Script

The frontwoman of Trinity's biggest new band talks about growing in creative confidence and writing music as a disability activist.
By Ellie O'Neill

JYellowL Entertains and Enlightens – By Talking About What’s Real

Dublin rapper JYellowL is a hot property – he's opened for Nelly, among other successes. Now he's back, with his hardest-hitting single yet.
By Joe Coughlan

Lankum the Undisputed Stars, as RTÉ Choice Awards Impress

Westlife might have stolen best song, but there was cause for optimism at last week's RTÉ Choice Music Awards.
By Molly Gray