The Suncharms shine again

Bands come and go. They begin and end for many reasons, sometimes all too soon. For The Suncharms, that end felt too sudden. So, when a call came from a US record label back in 2016 looking to pull together a compilation album, they saw a second chance and grabbed it.  Formed in Sheffield in 1990, shoegaze/indie rockers The Suncharms went on to support indie-pop … Continue reading The Suncharms shine again

Craig Cooney: Young Forever

Dublin-based freestyle rapper Craig Cooney is dropping a brand new track on July 17th titled “Young Forever”, and we have the inside scoop.  Recorded in Windmill Lane Studios by engineer and producer Cormac Kavanagh, “Young Forever” finds Craig reminiscing and reflecting on his childhood. A laid-back track, its mellow beat and catchy chorus create nostalgic vibes. If the beat wasn’t enough, a choir of youths … Continue reading Craig Cooney: Young Forever

EXCLUSIVE: the drive. returns with Mossbawn

We’ve featured Cork alt-rockers the drive. on reclessreviews before. Today we’re delighted to bring you an exclusive listen of their upcoming single, “Mossbawn”. On “Mossbawn”, an enveloping guitar-driven track, the drive. sound in complete control of their craft ahead of the release of their debut EP which comes out later this month. Previous releases “Anchor” and “Cigarettes and Lemonade” have placed the drive. among the … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: the drive. returns with Mossbawn

Yana releases debut EP, Distant Shore

Singer-songwriter Yana has released her debut EP Distant Shore, a powerful collection of folk songs inspired by friends and the sounds of Ireland.   Distant Shore features four carefully formed tracks, three of which, “Distant Shore”, “Will You Be There” and “Trapped In A Cage” have all been released previously and played extensively on radio. Distant Shore also contains “The Book Of Your Life”, a song … Continue reading Yana releases debut EP, Distant Shore

Gatton releases powerful new single “Soliloquy”

Hello friends and happy Friday! I’ve a new release by Gatton to share with you and I’ve a feeling you’ll love it.  “Soliloquy” is the Floridonian’s latest release and his third single of 2020. This time however, he’s brought on board the diverse talents of Wyn Starks, Jenna Bataller, Abigail Joy and Kennedy Brown, with each contributing their own flavour of pop vocals.  “Soliloquy” begins … Continue reading Gatton releases powerful new single “Soliloquy”

RUNOFFBROKE: Wish You Knew

Rising Dublin rapper RUNOFFBROKE is back with his fifth single of the year – but it’s not what you’d expect. That’s because this time, RUNOFFBROKE is all loved up, kinda.  On, “Wish You Knew”, RUNOFFBROKE oozes confidence and delivers his usual effortless flow. This time however, he does so against a beat that combines influences of afrobeat, dancehall, and deephouse, while detailing “A toxic relationship … Continue reading RUNOFFBROKE: Wish You Knew

Casa Nueva: With You

Casa Nueva is an indie-pop project created in isolation by Adam Lundy (Bleakhaus) and Zach Mulcahy. Today, I’d like to tell you about their debut release “With You”. “With You” is a catchy indie number that feeds off a flowing synth melody but also delves into an emotive solo that communicates the feelings of the narrator. Influenced by the likes of The War on Drugs … Continue reading Casa Nueva: With You

Mark Geary returns with The Forest

Mark Geary, one of Ireland’s finest singer-songwriters, has returned with a beautiful new single, “The Forest”. A stunning acoustic track supported by emotive backing vocals and keys, we hear the thoughtful, reflective lyricism which Geary is known for once again rise to the fore. On writing “The Forest”, Geary says: “I woke up from a dream and there was a storm outside the window here … Continue reading Mark Geary returns with The Forest

INSIDEAWAVE: Bright Windows in the Night

It’s been just under two years since INSIDEAWAVE’s first single, “Estuary/Enough” was released. Since then they’ve honed in on a sound that defines them as one of Ireland’s best indie bands. It also hasn’t been all that long since they treated us to the beautiful ‘Ivy Honey‘. Well, thankfully we didn’t have to wait too long for another great track as they’ve just dropped their new … Continue reading INSIDEAWAVE: Bright Windows in the Night