FONTAINES D.C.-Dogrel

Every once in a while a band comes along who create a buzz without having dropped a record. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Killers and The Strokes had developed followings before any major releases, mainly thanks to their live shows and exposure through early reviews. What followed were the releases of acclaimed debuts that are still as good today as they were when they first … Continue reading FONTAINES D.C.-Dogrel

The Claque-Hush

One of the most exciting Irish bands to hit the airwaves this year, The Claque, recently released their debut single Hush on Any Other City Records. The Claque are made up of Alan Duggan (Girl Band), Kate Brady and Paddy Ormond (Postcard Versions). Hush contains two songs: “Hush” and “Stray”. Both of these singles draw on the influences of each member, with their distorted and harsh guitar … Continue reading The Claque-Hush

Insideawave-Organ

Insideawave are an Irish band I’ve mentioned a few times previously on the blog. Over the last year they’ve released 5 tasty indie tracks, including our Track of the Week “Organ”. “Organ” has been picked up by the likes of Joe and Hotpress, recently chosen by both as their Track of the Day. Check out the dreamy synth soaked “Organ” below and give Insideawave a … Continue reading Insideawave-Organ

Show Me The Body-Dog Whistle

Do you suffer from the 3 o’clock slump? Do you also find one day slowly running into the next? If you answered “Yes” to the questions above, Dog Whistle is for you. Comprising of 11 reinvigorating ingredients, Dog Whistle has the power to shake you free from the clutches of boredom and perpetual numbness. This powerful concoction, created by Show Me The Body, is suitable … Continue reading Show Me The Body-Dog Whistle

Eastbound’s In Town: Here’s Who We’re Seeing

Dublin’s newest music festival Eastbound kicked off last night with some great acts taking to the stages of Whelan’s, The Workman’s Club, The Grand Social, The Button Factory and Sound House. reclessreviews will be making off 3 shows this weekend, with Boy Azooga up first in The Workman’s Club Friday night. The Cardiff native’s debut 1, 2, Kung Fu! immediately made them one the most exciting … Continue reading Eastbound’s In Town: Here’s Who We’re Seeing

Cruiser-Cruiser

Cruiser are a limerick band who’ve been releasing absolute belters for a few years now. Somehow, despite their volume, I’ve managed to miss out on them until recently. However, through the release of the single No More Parties they’ve become impossible to ignore. While No More Parties is a fantastic single, today we’re going to talk about their debut record Cruiser. Released in 2017, Cruiser comes in … Continue reading Cruiser-Cruiser