Stephen McCloskey: Whatever EP

Stephen McCloskey has a journeyman’s background, but he may have just found the road home. Having been part of several successful local bands in the past, including Watershed, The Dead Waits and The Hunky McCoy’s Blues Band, he’s going it alone and so far, it sounds like an excellent decision. Released in late November 2019, Whatever is Stephen’s debut EP. Having released two singles in … Continue reading Stephen McCloskey: Whatever EP

Krisdeberg: We Have Become the Night

I’ve to hold my hands up here. I’m sorry music fans and reclessreviews followers, I’ve let you down. How I’ve failed to bring you any Krisdeberg in the past, I don’t know. They’ve slipped through my fingers, until today. Krisdeberg are a self-produced, self-recorded electronic quartet who are creating some of the catchiest dance tunes going. Their newest single, “We Have Become the Night” is … Continue reading Krisdeberg: We Have Become the Night

Shady Nasty release mind-bending new single “AA”

I hope you’re sitting for this one. Or at least holding onto something solid. Because I’d like to introduce you to Shady Nasty. Rising out of Sydney, Shady Nasty recently signed to Royal Mountain Records and Inertia Music and will release their new EP Bad Posture on February 21st. Ahead of its release, they’re dropping the first single from the EP, “AA“. Ripping open with speed, … Continue reading Shady Nasty release mind-bending new single “AA”

RabbitLung:.​.​.​(​Ellipsis​)​.​.​.

Introducing RabbitLung, the baby of New Jersey multi-instrumentalist Kevin Coneys. Currently “Creating constellations in the chaos”, their debut EP .​.​.​(​Ellipsis​)​.​.​., while being short, packs a variety of sounds into its eight and a half minutes. Thematically introspective, the EP explores breaking free and living a more authentic life. “Face to Face” is probably the most prominent of these, as the narrator takes a step back … Continue reading RabbitLung:.​.​.​(​Ellipsis​)​.​.​.

David Keenan: A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery

The wait is finally over. Dundalk’s David Keenan has released his long-awaited debut album A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery after a string of successful EPs, and reclessreviews couldn’t be happier. Keenan is well known for being a storyteller. However, the greatest story he’s written may very well be his own. Having moved to Liverpool in his teens to busk on its streets, to returning to … Continue reading David Keenan: A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery

Slyrydes: Dangerous Animals

Galway’s Slyrydes don’t mess around. For the last 6 years, they’ve been defining their sound, building momentum and slowly getting louder. They’ve recently released their latest single “Dangerous Animals” from their upcoming debut album Galway’s Slyrydes. Here’s what they had this to say about the song: “This song is more about why we feel the way we feel,” explained Eoin ‘Fuz’ Reilly. “The world is in bits. … Continue reading Slyrydes: Dangerous Animals

Odd Morris on new single “Lilac Leaves” and life lessons over pints

Odd Morris gave us “What Might Be” earlier this year. A gritty alt-rock gem, it added Odd Morris to the ever-growing list of Irish bands to watch out for. That was back in March. Today they release their second single, “Lilac Leaves”, and Reclessreviews has the inside scoop behind the song just for you. We managed to snag the band for a hot minute during the … Continue reading Odd Morris on new single “Lilac Leaves” and life lessons over pints