The Sounds of Halloween

A hand-picked selection of the best Halloween music events in Dublin.
By Alison Traynor

Government Announces €9m for Royal Irish Academy of Music

Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Josepha Madigan today announced funding of €9 million for the redevelopment of the academy's premises.
By Rachel O’Leary

Joy as a Result of Idles

The contradictions at the heart of everything Idles do are laid gloriously bare as the band bring their visceral punk to the Button Factory.
By Michael Dooley

Thrilling Beach House Plant Roots at Vicar St

Waves of luscious sound keep the crowd rooted to the spot, as Beach House bring their bewitching brand of dream pop to Vicar Street.
By Michael Dooley

Speaking With: The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Despite outspoken antipathy for the music industry and capitalist society generally, Anton Newcombe finds solace in creating music.
By Alison Traynor

Alt-J Talk All Things Hip Hop and American Psycho

Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton spoke to The University Times about the band's hip-hop heavy new album, Reduxer.
By Michael Dooley

Peggy Gou’s Alternative Education

World-renowned DJ Peggy Gou spoke to the Phil and DUDJ last night about how she mastered her trade in Berlin's club scene.
By Alanna MacNamee

Music for the Moment, as Everything Everything Visit the Phil

With their esoteric brand of satire-infused indie-pop increasingly relevant, Everything Everything chatted music and politics with the Phil today.
By Michael Dooley

Local and Global Talent, at Dublin Festival of Music and Film

Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival, which runs until tomorrow, will showcase the best in Irish and international talent.
By Alison Traynor

Funk Tunes, Punk Ethos, as Vulfpeck Visits the Olympia

The band is playing two nights in Dublin as part of its tour.
By Alison Traynor