MUNKY-Un, Deux, Trois, Cat

Calling all fans of, well, all music I guess, MUNKY have recently released their highly anticipated debut EP Un, Deux, Trois, Cat! The Dublin rockers have been steadily building a following over the last 2 years, releasing a number of rock, funk and blues inspired bangers. I say “all fans” because MUNKY are one of the most diverse bands to come out of Ireland in recent … Continue reading MUNKY-Un, Deux, Trois, Cat

Kurt Vile-Childish Prodigy

I was one of the lucky ones who got to see Kurt Vile live at Vicar Street late last year. If you’ve heard his most recent record, Bottle It In, you might get the impression that he’s pretty laid back. That wasn’t the case on the night however. Vile was relentless during his set, tearing from one song to the next, mixing his many records together. While … Continue reading Kurt Vile-Childish Prodigy

Ciarán Moran Releases Debut EP

Dublin wordsmith Ciarán Moran has today released his debut EP & I Haven’t Even Started Yet. Featuring 5 tracks, the EP, for reclessreviews anyway, is an improvement for an artist who’s songs are influenced by both personal and social issues. His distinctive accent also sets him apart, forming a correlation between his music and his message.  Against a cheerful, swinging composition, & I Haven’t Even … Continue reading Ciarán Moran Releases Debut EP

All Is Love: IDLES at Vicar Street

IDLES returned to Dublin Tuesday night for a highly anticipated show. After their Button Factory performance last year, Vicar Street offered them another opportunity to further cement their place as an Irish punk fan favourite. And they didn’t disappoint. Venue Wonderful Vicar Street. I’ve been here a good bit over the last two years, seeing the likes of The National, Kurt Vile and Sharon Van Etten, … Continue reading All Is Love: IDLES at Vicar Street