Music

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

An Array of Talent on Show at First Battle of the Bands Semi-Final

The lineup for the opening semi-final of this year's Battle of the Bands includes a refreshing collection of new talent.
By Joe Coughlan

How Lemoncello Are Giving New Voice to Irish Folk

The Maynooth duo talk about their influences – including Seamus Fogarty Sam Amidon – and and how their sound comes from within.
By Ellie O'Neill

Beck Announced as Fifth Act for 2020 Trinity Summer Series

The seven-time Grammy winner joins The Specials, Walking on Cars, Crowded House and Michael Kiwanuka as announced acts for the series.
By Donal MacNamee

This Sunday, the National Concert Hall Brings Music’s Biggest Names to Town

Perspectives, the National Concert Hall music series, will host the likes of Lisa O’Neill and Radie Peat this week.
By Ellie O'Neill

For Dublin’s Classic Yellow, the Future is Golden

The band have accomplished more than many in their two years of existence.
By Joe Coughlan

Rachael Lavelle is Finding Beauty in Songwriting Simplicity

Dublin songwriter Rachael Lavelle on the solitude of songwriting – and the value of creating music that listeners can connect with.
By Ellie O'Neill

Crash, Bang – Thumper? Meet the Band Taking Dublin by Storm

Six-person band Thumper have made their mark on Dublin's music scene with a sound covered in fuzz yet still relatable to their growing fanbase.
By Joe Coughlan