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?
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.
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
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 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
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
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
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
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever is back (yay!). They’ve recently released their new single and because it’s so f**king incredible, it’s our Track of the Week. Listen, enjoy, and love “Cars In Space” below and on Spotify. G.M Continue reading Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Cars In Space
Seán Fox is a young Irish singer-songwriter from Wicklow with a knack for writing catchy pop songs. Having released two singles in 2018 and 2019, he looks set to enjoy a busy 2020. In fact, earlier this month he supported Jerry Fish where he would have debuted his new track, “WIRES”. So, what about “WIRES”? His new single is a classic pop track which, against … Continue reading Seán Fox: WIRES