Hello there music friends. Today I’d like to give you the heads up on a great cause happening on Monday, May 11th. Our previously featured multi-instrumentalist, electronic music producer and DJ WOB! launches his debut album NOSTOS with a livestream takeover of FlutterTone’s Monday Club sessions. This Livestream is also supported by iconic Dublin venue The Grand Social, with money raised going to Inner City … Continue reading WOB! Album Launch and & Homeless Support Livestream
It seems like things come in threes for Dublin-based indie rockers Arcwords. Firstly, they’re a three-piece. Secondly, they’ve been together for three years, having met as students in BIMM. Thirdly, 2019 saw them release three singles, “Toughen Up“,”Father Figure” and “Hyperlinking“. And today, they’re treating (see what I did there) us to their catchiest single yet. “Finger on the Trigger” sees a fusion of energetic … Continue reading Arcwords release new single “Finger on the Trigger”
Bleeding Heart Pigeons, a band I wish I had found all of seven years ago, have kindly released a new single for us to devour during isolation. “Trapped” was released on May 1st and really only leaves you wishing their upcoming album Stir could be released right now. As the band put it, “Trapped” is an “intricate and layered synth-pop track with echoes of Caribou. … Continue reading Bleeding Heart Pigeons release second single from upcoming album
Garage rockers Easy Tide have been making a racket for a while now. In 2016, they released their first album, Ennui and followed it up with 2017’s Cigarettes. Going by their latest release, they’ve no intention of turning down the volume. “Carpet Grave” has just dropped along with B-Side “Don’t Be Afraid“. Lyrically, both of these songs were intentionally written to encourage individual interpretation, as … Continue reading Easy Tide: Carpet Grave
I make no qualms about it, I know nothing about rap. I don’t really seek it out either. However, that doesn’t mean that the odd artist or album doesn’t squeeze into my weekly listen (Kevin Federline, Dee Dee King)… This week it’s RUNOFFBROKE. The Dublin native recently returned from two years in Berlin where he recorded and performed extensively. So far this year he’s been … Continue reading Time to catch up with RUNOFFBROKE?
Signed to Waterford based record label Egg Twelve, the drive. is an alt-rock three-piece from Cork. They cite Manchunian legends The Stone Roses, Oasis, and The Smiths as their influences. They released their debut single “Cigarettes and Lemonade” in early 2020, with their earlier mentioned influences a strong presence on the track. For a debut release, “Cigarettes and Lemonade” certainly doesn’t sound like a starting … Continue reading Introducing the drive.
The new music Fridays just keep coming and today we have a little treat for you. MUNKY has released their latest single “Closed Door Policy” two weeks ahead of schedule to keep us entertained during isolation. 2019 was a big year for the band as they released their debut EP, Un, Deux, Trois, Cat, and toured Europe with Meat Puppets. As with previous releases, “Closed Door … Continue reading MUNKY: Closed Door Policy
On Friday, Dublin’s psych-noise rock trailblazers Sun Mahshene released their new EP, Contradictions and Tales of Fiction. It’s one we’ve been waiting for too. These guys have been on our radar since the release of Leave This City last year and they’ve been building hype ever since. Contradictions and Tales of Fiction consists of five tracks, three of which have been released previously: “Tales of … Continue reading Sun Mahshene: Contradictions and Tales of Fiction
Genre-bending instrumentalists Movie Club has just dropped a new EP, Man O’War. The Venice-based band has also gone and released a new single, “Bones” along with an accompanying video (see below). The four-track EP includes the previously released “Moonbow” which we reviewed back in February. Psychedelic rock for the most part, the EP highlights the chemistry between the band’s two members. You can listen to … Continue reading Movie Club release new EP and single
Ciarán Moran is a singer-songwriter we’ve written about a few times on reclessreviews before. The Dublin native is forging a reputation for honest lyricism, with praise coming from the legends such as Christy Moore and Aslan, the latter a group he has frequently toured with. Today he’s back with his latest single, “Falling Down”. “Falling Down” is a story of the loss of a role … Continue reading Ciarán Moran: Falling Down