Time to catch up with RUNOFFBROKE?

I make no qualms about it, I know nothing about rap. I don’t really seek it out either. However, that doesn’t mean that the odd artist or album doesn’t squeeze into my weekly listen (Kevin Federline, Dee Dee King)… This week it’s RUNOFFBROKE. The Dublin native recently returned from two years in Berlin where he recorded and performed extensively. So far this year he’s been … Continue reading Time to catch up with RUNOFFBROKE?

Introducing the drive.

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.

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

Movie Club release new EP and single

Genre-bending instrumentalists Movie Club has just dropped a new EP, Man O’War. The Venice-based band has also gone and released a new single, “Bones” along with an accompanying video (see below). The four-track EP includes the previously released “Moonbow” which we reviewed back in February. Psychedelic rock for the most part, the EP highlights the chemistry between the band’s two members. You can listen to … Continue reading Movie Club release new EP and single

Ciarán Moran: Falling Down

Ciarán Moran is a singer-songwriter we’ve written about a few times on reclessreviews before. The Dublin native is forging a reputation for honest lyricism, with praise coming from the legends such as Christy Moore and Aslan, the latter a group he has frequently toured with. Today he’s back with his latest single, “Falling Down”. “Falling Down” is a story of the loss of a role … Continue reading Ciarán Moran: Falling Down

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

WOB!: Run

A few weeks ago, we covered the release of Dublin-based DJ WOB!’s single “Stay Together“. Well, we’re glad to say he’s back today with another beaut. “Run” is his latest single and is more on the daring side. In collaboration with singer Eoin Martin, WOB! describes the song as having “a funky bassline and guitar licks, Mediterranean acoustics layered over industrial beats”, all in the … Continue reading WOB!: Run

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