Rock Against Homelessness

Rock Against Homelessness was a gig with a purpose. With an already terrible homeless situation in Ireland worsening, eight Irish acts came together under the lights of the Olympia to help fight it. Curated by Fontaines D.C., the gig ended up raising almost €70,000 for Focus Ireland.  The show The show itself was a spectacle. Most acts played 2-4 songs for the sell-out crowd, with … Continue reading Rock Against Homelessness

The Murder Capital live at Vicar Street

The Murder Capital returned Thursday night for their first show on Irish soil since Other Voices in November of last year. The venue for their return would be Vicar Street, a stage graced by many of the world’s best and biggest acts. They arranged a hell of a lineup too, giving the night a festival atmosphere. Junior Brother, Unorthodox Coolock and Egyptian Blue in support … Continue reading The Murder Capital live at Vicar Street

Other Voices 2019 Recap

Other Voices came and went in the blink of an eye like many great weekends do. A music lover’s dream, the festival combined a mixture of acts and venues with that local feeling you can’t help falling for. Acts both big and small packed out pubs and churches throughout Dingle, giving visitors the opportunity to see some fantastic up-and-coming acts as well as sneaky shows … Continue reading Other Voices 2019 Recap

9 Unmissable All Together Now Acts!

All Together Now gets under way tomorrow and I. CAN’T. WAIT! After hearing that last year was an absolute blast, reclessreviews had to make it to Waterford this time around! Among the performers are well known and renowned international acts including Patti Smith, Hot Chip, John Grant, The National and Father John Misty. However, there are also a whole host of brilliant “smaller” bands playing at … Continue reading 9 Unmissable All Together Now Acts!

John Grant-Why Don’t You Love Me Anymore

John Grant plays the Bord Gais Energy Theatre this Sunday and reclessreviews will be there looking on in awe. I’ve been a fan of Grant since his fantastic debut Queen of Denmark, with each release since taking us further into the mind and life of this great artist. In honour of his upcoming show, this week’s Track of the Week is Pale Green Ghosts‘ “Why Don’t You … Continue reading John Grant-Why Don’t You Love Me Anymore

Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia

Interpol are my favourite band of all-time so I’m always cautious when I write about them. I’ve no need to worry about being biased here though because I’m sure everyone who was in the Olympia on Monday night would agree that this show was brilliant. Venue The Olympia. Really no need for me to get into how much I love this place again, but for … Continue reading Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia

Get all mushy and lovey-dovey Kurt Vile Live at Vicar Street

Kurt Vile & The Violators made their way to Vicar Street last Wednesday night and I was lucky enough to get myself a ticket. I’d been looking forward to this gig for quite a while so by the time it came around, I was ready for some good old indie-folk rock! Venue Vicar Street, one of my favourite Irish venues. I’ve seen Joe Bonamassa here … Continue reading Get all mushy and lovey-dovey Kurt Vile Live at Vicar Street

IDLES, The Button Factory and On-Stage Antics

IDLES played The Button Factory last Monday night and I was lucky enough to get a ticket. The gig was originally meant to be played in The Academy (I think), but due to demand it was moved. And by God was the crowd looking forward to seeing them. Venue The Button Factory. Haven’t been there since my college days but it’s actually a fantastic venue, … Continue reading IDLES, The Button Factory and On-Stage Antics

Super Superorganism Live at The Academy

Venue The Academy. Only my second time being there. It was the perfect size for a gig like this; not too big, not too small. Support CHIA! Who? Good question; I’ve no idea either! Whoever they are, they’re brilliant. A super fun four piece dressed as their own Superheroes, or so it seemed, CHIA were perfect for getting the crowd going. They banged out about … Continue reading Super Superorganism Live at The Academy