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”

Bleeding Heart Pigeons release second single from upcoming album

Bleeding Heart Pigeons, a band I wish I had found all of seven years ago, have kindly released a new single for us to devour during isolation. “Trapped” was released on May 1st and really only leaves you wishing their upcoming album Stir could be released right now. As the band put it, “Trapped” is an “intricate and layered synth-pop track with echoes of Caribou. … Continue reading Bleeding Heart Pigeons release second single from upcoming album

Easy Tide: Carpet Grave

Garage rockers Easy Tide have been making a racket for a while now. In 2016, they released their first album, Ennui and followed it up with 2017’s Cigarettes. Going by their latest release, they’ve no intention of turning down the volume. “Carpet Grave” has just dropped along with B-Side “Don’t Be Afraid“. Lyrically, both of these songs were intentionally written to encourage individual interpretation, as … Continue reading Easy Tide: Carpet Grave

Sun Mahshene: Contradictions and Tales of Fiction

On Friday, Dublin’s psych-noise rock trailblazers Sun Mahshene released their new EP, Contradictions and Tales of Fiction. It’s one we’ve been waiting for too. These guys have been on our radar since the release of Leave This City last year and they’ve been building hype ever since. Contradictions and Tales of Fiction consists of five tracks, three of which have been released previously: “Tales of … Continue reading Sun Mahshene: Contradictions and Tales of Fiction

Krisdeberg: We Have Become the Night

I’ve to hold my hands up here. I’m sorry music fans and reclessreviews followers, I’ve let you down. How I’ve failed to bring you any Krisdeberg in the past, I don’t know. They’ve slipped through my fingers, until today. Krisdeberg are a self-produced, self-recorded electronic quartet who are creating some of the catchiest dance tunes going. Their newest single, “We Have Become the Night” is … Continue reading Krisdeberg: We Have Become the Night

A Little Other Voices Love

Reclessreviews are heading to Other Voices 2019 and not that that means anything to you, but I’m pretty excited! Instead of doing a ‘Ones to Watch’ or ’10 Unmissable Acts’ post, I’m just going to share a little love for the festival acts in general. Made up of shows/acts/performances in St. James’ Church, the Dingle Gin Music Trail, The IMRO Other Room, Banter, After Dark … Continue reading A Little Other Voices Love

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!

FONTAINES D.C.-Dogrel

Every once in a while a band comes along who create a buzz without having dropped a record. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Killers and The Strokes had developed followings before any major releases, mainly thanks to their live shows and exposure through early reviews. What followed were the releases of acclaimed debuts that are still as good today as they were when they first … Continue reading FONTAINES D.C.-Dogrel

Show Me The Body-Dog Whistle

Do you suffer from the 3 o’clock slump? Do you also find one day slowly running into the next? If you answered “Yes” to the questions above, Dog Whistle is for you. Comprising of 11 reinvigorating ingredients, Dog Whistle has the power to shake you free from the clutches of boredom and perpetual numbness. This powerful concoction, created by Show Me The Body, is suitable … Continue reading Show Me The Body-Dog Whistle