Music

Six Years of Somewhere: Dirty Dance floors and DJ Sets at Workmans

On the sixth birthday of Dublin’s much-loved alternative music night, Dominic McGrath talks to the Somewhere DJ, Trevor Dietz.
By Dominic McGrath

DU Music’s First Open Recital Sets Tone For New Year of Musical Events

Paul Prior reflects on an ambient recital offering students the opportunity to perform in their individual styles.
By Paul Prior

A Festival of Workshops, Encounters and Conversations: The Return of Hard Working Class Heroes

Ahead of the annual Dublin music convention, Killian Barry previews the unique event set to take over the city.
By Killian Barry

Speaking With: Aran O’Grady and Seamus Ryan, the Duo Behind Trinity Orchestra’s Bowie Performance

After a showstopping Bowie tribute at Electric Picnic earlier this month, we talk to Aran O'Grady and Seamus Ryan of Trinity Orchestra.
By Killian Barry

Why Daithí Will Never Stop Using the Fiddle

Saoirse Ní Scanláin interviews Daithí, one of Ireland’s freshest takes on electronic music and one of the big names on this year's Freshers' Week line-up.
By Saoirse Ní Scanláin

Speaking With: Katie Laffan and Damola, Ready to Take Over the Freshers’ Week Stages

Ahead of this week's performances, Killian Barry talks to some of the acts that make up the Trinity Ents Freshers' Week line-up
By Killian Barry

Choral’s Elijah, at Times Outstanding, Still Falls Short

The first performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah by Dublin University Choral Society since 1977 left a little to be desired.
By Edmund Heaphy

Doing Music Differently: Ensemble and the Future of Irish Composers

Shauna Donnelly previews Future Composers, which "explores the full sonic range of new Irish composition in a unique, immersive surrounding".
By Shauna Donnelly

Hamilton – A Modern Musical Take On History

Susan Birmingham discusses the widespread popularity of American musical Hamilton
By Susan Birmingham

A Part Time Lover and a Full Time Friend: Reminiscences on Kimya Dawson and the Juno Soundtrack

Aine Palmer reflects on the captivating power of the Juno soundtrack dominated by the talented Kimya Dawson
By Aine Palmer