A musing on Muzz’s Muzz

Muzz is a three-piece indie supergroup made up of Interpol’s Paul Banks, Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman and Matt Barrick of The Walkmen. In early June they released their debut record, Muzz, an album in the making since 2015. So, was it worth the wait? For the most part, yes. Muzz has an unhurried, fluid and warm way to it. It’s opening tracks, “Bad … Continue reading A musing on Muzz’s Muzz

Bleeding Heart Pigeons release enthralling new album, Stir

Today, May 22nd, is a day I’ve had marked in my mind for some time. It’s not just another Friday, the end of another workweek and the beginning of a chilled weekend. No, it’s new Bleeding Heart Pigeons album day, and it’s a great Friday to be alive. The guys have been busy. They’ve hidden out in their converted studio in Limerick for the past … Continue reading Bleeding Heart Pigeons release enthralling new album, Stir

WOB! Album Launch and & Homeless Support Livestream

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

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

Boy Azooga – 1, 2, Kung Fu!

Cardiff’s Boy Azooga are either a one-man band or a quartet depending on your music source. Either way, the music is what matters most. Having released 1, 2, Kung Fu! in 2018, Boy Azooga established themselves (I’m going with the group) as one of the most exciting up-and-coming bands in the UK. On 1, 2, Kung Fu! you find an unrestricted sound that Boy Azooga … Continue reading Boy Azooga – 1, 2, Kung Fu!

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

Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow

Ah yes. Sharon Van Etten is back on the airwaves, I’m going to see her live in 2 months and that rash I thought I had turned out to be just smeared jam. Ah, life is good again. Today’s album up for review is Van Etten’s latest record, Remind Me Tomorrow. For me, and many others whose reviews I’ve read, it’s the latest in what is … Continue reading Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow

Fresh Blood from Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig recently announced that the band will be releasing a new album titled FOTB. For all the Vampire Weekend fans out there, including myself, this is super exciting news! It will be their first release in six years, a fact Koenig addressed in his Instagram post announcing the album, “I know that 5-6 years is considered a long time between records. Personally, … Continue reading Fresh Blood from Vampire Weekend