All Is Love: IDLES at Vicar Street

IDLES returned to Dublin Tuesday night for a highly anticipated show. After their Button Factory performance last year, Vicar Street offered them another opportunity to further cement their place as an Irish punk fan favourite. And they didn’t disappoint. Venue Wonderful Vicar Street. I’ve been here a good bit over the last two years, seeing the likes of The National, Kurt Vile and Sharon Van Etten, … Continue reading All Is Love: IDLES at Vicar Street

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

Track Of The Week – Nilüfer Yanya – Heavyweight Champion Of The Year

Hi everybody! I’ve a Track Of The Week here for you that’s going to knock your socks off. Nilufer Yanya’s “Heavyweight Champion Of The Year” goes in a slightly new direction to her releases earlier this year, bringing a rough guitar sound to the mix. She also supports Interpol when they come to The Olympia in just over a week. Check it out yo. Continue reading Track Of The Week – Nilüfer Yanya – Heavyweight Champion Of The Year

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