Music

With Fangclub, Unrelenting Grunge-Rock in the Button Factory

Next Friday, alternative Dublin band Fangclub will play their biggest headline show to date in the Button Factory.
By Joe Coughlan

Bath Time With Maija Sofia

Ahead of her album launch on December 6, Maija Sofia sits down to talk about poetry, pre-Raphaelite paintings and pop songs.
By Katy Amos

Blistering Thumper Rock the Grand Social

Dublin sextet Thumper delivered a polished and rip-roaring set last night. It was easy to forget that they're in many ways a local band of Dublin city.
By Joe Coughlan

Chinese Newspaper Are Delivering Full-Colour Punk

Hailing from Meath, Chinese Newspaper are one of the capital's most exciting acts. Their sophomore EP, Late Night Pharmacy, sees them more refined than ever.
By Joe Coughlan

‘He Offered Me Carrot Sticks and a Dip’: The Day I Met Johnny Depp

Stephen Jones, the founder of iconic UK act Babybird, on a moment that's crystal clear in a life of hazy memories.
By Stephen Jones

New Venue, Anti-Social, to Hit Dublin 8 by the End of the Year

The creation of a new bar called Anti-Social was announced by DJ Marcus O’Laoire and the three main players behind Legs Eleven.
By Joe Coughlan

Between States and Studio, Trinitones Hunt Further Successes

Acapella group Trinitones have just completed a third international headline tour, and have plans to release their first studio album.
By Eimear Finan

Listen and Learn at Ireland Music Week

The festival will include workshops for up-and-coming artists, and will advocate for gender balance in festival line-ups.
By Joe Coughlan

For PowPig, Music is All That Matters

The dynamic four-piece embrace an array of genres, such as lo-fi alt-rock, outside pop and rock ballads.
By Ellie O'Neill

In Relaxed Tutorials, DUDJ Brings an Under-Appreciated Art to the Masses

The second of DUDJ's tutorial classes mixed education and entertainment, and made a complex art seem suddenly accessible.
By Samuel Doyle