Arcwords release new single “Finger on the Trigger”

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”

MUNKY: Closed Door Policy

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

Whipping Boy: Heartworm

For Whipping Boy, two lines from their 1995 classic Heartworm resonate more than any others. Toward the end of “When We Were Young”, Fearghal McKee sings: “What might have been, When we were young.” 25 years on, those lyrics are sure to stir their share of emotions. Heartworm was going to be their big label breakout, their rise from critically acclaimed to universal adored, but … Continue reading Whipping Boy: Heartworm

INSIDEAWAVE: Ivy Honey

Today is a good day. Not only is it Friday, but INSIDEAWAVE have also just released a new single, “Ivy Honey”. Yet another peach of an indie-pop single from this ever-impressive Irish band, you can hear the song now on Spotify INSIDEAWAVE play The Bello Bar on March 21st, with tickets still available. And remember to follow the band on Facebook, Instagram and Spotify. G.M Continue reading INSIDEAWAVE: Ivy Honey

Junk Drawer: Temporary Day

Northern Ireland Music Award winners Junk Drawer have released their new single, “Temporary Day”. A song which discusses co-lyricist Jake Lennox’s struggles with sexual identity and eating disorders, it’s set against a motorik beat with overlaying psychedelic and post-punk sounds. A means of catharsis no doubt, Jake described the song as: “Temporary Day’ is about having a temporary day of relief from all the horrible … Continue reading Junk Drawer: Temporary Day

Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1

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