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
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”
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.
Maybe it’s the nostalgia this one strikes up in me, or maybe I simply ate something dodgy for breakfast. Either way, this new Zeros & Ones single has me twitching. It’s been a few years since the Galway natives released new music. Thankfully, they’re back today with an alt-rock gem, “15 to 1” ft. Tiny Murder. While this is a song about relationships, the sound … Continue reading Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1
The Irish music scene has been flourishing of late, with many of our homegrown, DIY bands even making it on the international stage. Almost every week now we hear of another act coming through that “you just have to hear!” Some stand out more than others. And that’s where Skinner find themselves. Having only released one single before today – “Headroom” – they’ve no less … Continue reading There’s no ignoring Skinner’s new single
Forgive me in advance if I get a little carried away with this one. Big Thief have shot out of nowhere to become one of my favourite bands at the minute. They’ve two records, ‘Masterpiece‘ released in 2016 which was quickly followed up by ‘Capacity’ mid 2017. It’s this record that I want to talk about today but firstly I’d like to just give a quick … Continue reading Big Thief-Capacity
A classic. Ben Folds Five best work? You decide. Continue reading Track Of The Week – Ben Folds Five – Brick