Music | OTHERKIN headline The Late Sessions

The Late Sessions kick off at The Workman’s Club on 30 January, as the venue’s main room will open at midnight.

OTHERKIN will bring their grunge pop to the quays.  They completed their own headline tour around Ireland in September. They’ve released their EP ‘As A High’ and are releasing new music this February also.

Admission is €6/5 concession.

Music | Kenny Dope for Dublin show

Kenny Dope (Master At Work) will play The Opium Rooms, Liberty Lane, Dublin. on Saturday 31 January 2015

The four-time Grammy nominated artist has been entertaining and astounding the masses alike with his fusions of house, hip-hop, Latin, jazz, funk & soul, reggae, alternative pop and broken beats.

Tickets from €12 available from Resident Advisor on sale now.

Music | Koudlam releases new album

French composer Koudlam will release his new album, “Benidorm Dream”. An eclectic mix of rʼnʼb, trance, and hardcore techno.  Koudlam’s futuristic tribal rhythms, synth waves, luminous melodies,  are stylistic of Apocalypse music.

“Benidorm Dream” is out now on Sony Music

Music | Listen: Thea & The Wild’s new single ‘Mourning Song’

“Mourning Song” is the latest from Thea & The Wild‘s debut album, a wonderful blend of anthemic rhythm and folk-pop tones.

Her vocals offer comparisons to La Roux in ‘Mourning Song’, which are lively despite the song’s theme about heartbreak.

“The songs I have made for this album is “pop” the way I like it; with clear choruses and lively melodies and rhythms. The lyrics may be a little dark, as I tend to write them from what struggles I have in my head. This is a record you can listen to while you dream of falling in love or reminisce about heartbreak”, says Thea.

The success of her record in Norway has led to a UK release for “Strangers And Lovers”, out now on Jansen Plateproduksjon.

Music | The RobMoro Show 25/1/2015

Return of the Mack!…Sorry I mean Moro!

The RobMoro Show returns to Griff FM on 97.3 (Dublin only) and through an online stream.  The show will air from 6pm-8pm on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015.

Tonight’s show will feature playlists from Primavera Sound Festival along with other festival and music news.  You can also request some of your favourite tracks by texting 083 442 5737 / Facebook / Twitter @2015grifffm

Playlist to follow.

Music | The RobMoro Show 24/1/2015

Return of the Mack!…Sorry I mean Moro!

The RobMoro Show returns to Griff FM on 97.3 (Dublin only) and through an online stream.  The show will air from 6pm-8pm on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015.

Tonight’s show will feature playlists from Electric Picnic, Longitude, along with other festival and music news.  You can also request some of your favourite tracks by texting 083 442 5737 / Facebook / Twitter @2015grifffm

Playlist to follow.

Music | Longitude announce first acts for 2015

Longitude will return to Marlay Park from 17 – 19 July 2015, as the first bunch of artists have been revealed.  Hozier will headline Friday, Alt-J on Saturday, and The Chemical Brothers will bring the festival to a close on Sunday.

Other acts set to descend on Dublin’s Marlay Park that weekend include, Caribou, SBTRKT, Wild Beasts, Jungle, Little Dragon, Young Fathers, Kaytranada, Hudson Mohawke, Wolf Alice, Slaves, Girl Band, Gengahr with more to be announced.

Tickets for the weekend will cost €149.50 for the three days, with individual day tickets ranging from €59.50 including booking fee.Tickets available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and online at www.ticketmaster.ie from Friday 30 January.

 

Music | Review: ‘Family Fires’ by The Sunshine Spectacular

‘Family Fires’ is the first official single from Tasmania-based The Sunshine Spectacular.

The track has all the quirky synth and guitar rhythms of a good indie song, with a voice that is Albarn in style running over a Chromeo like beat.

Elisabeth from label mates, Musique Le Pop, provided backing vocals.  While Jon from the same band remixed the track under the Safariari moniker. Some interesting sounds coming out of Norway’s Café Superstar label.

Music | Check out new charity album, Mo Chroi, for Irish Heart Foundation

Over the past few months a special album has been put together by Marty Miller, who setup a charity project “Mo Chroí”

Marty, together with a bunch of artists and musicians, recorded the songs to raise money for the Irish Heart Foundation.  There is also an art book to accompany the album.

Featuring over 100 musicians and 7.5hrs worth of music. The album showcases a world-wide range of talent ranging from Acoustic, Down Tempo and Synthwave to Electronic, Experimental and Ambient. Guaranteed to have something for everyone.”

All funds raised from the sale of the album are donated to the Irish Heart Foundation.

Music | Gig News: 16 January 2015

All We Are have announced a show at The Workman’s Club, Dublin, on 14 March 2015.  Made up of Ireland’s Richard ‘O Flynn (drums), Norway’s Guro Gikling (bass) and Brazil’s Luis Santos (guitar), the trio will return after a busy tour of Summer Festivals with the release of their self-titled debut album, produced by Dan Carey (Bat For Lashes, MIA, Hot Chip).

Tickets €15 inclusive of booking fee are on sale now from  http://www.ticketmaster.ie

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HamsandwicH will perform tracks from their forthcoming album in Set Theatre on Friday 13 March.

Tickets are priced at €15 and are on sale from www.set.ie and Langton’s.

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The Certain Three Tour will stop at venues around Ireland including The Workman’s Club on 24 February 2015.  This year’s line up consists of Joan Shelley (No Quarter Records), Vikesh Kapoor (Loose Music) and Cork’s John Blek (of John Blek & The Rats)

Tickets are €12 and are on sale now.

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Hidden Agenda Presents: Vessels [Live] & Jack J at The Opium Rooms, Liberty Lane, Dublin.

They release their new album “Dilate” in March, ahead of the show will take place on Saturday 25 April.

Tickets from €5 via Resident Advisor.

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Dolittle present a very special show at The Workman’s Club with Copenhagen’s Iceage (Matador Records). Formed in 2008, this Danish four piece have recently released their third album, “Plowing Into The Field Of Love”.

Tickets for the show on 30 April 2015 are priced €12 and are on sale now via The Workman’s / Ticketmaster / Tickets.ie

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A Winged Victory For The Sullen (Erased Tapes) play The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire on 10 February 2015.

Tickets €24 on sale now for this one off Dublin show.

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Three of Ireland’s most celebrated female performers, Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Mary Coughlan, play The Pavilion Theatre on 13 February.

Tickets €32/30 on sale now from the website.

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Icelandic composer/performer Ólafur Arnalds (Broadchurch score composer) will perform two dates only at Dublin’s Pavilion Theatre.

Tickets for the shows on 19 & 20 February 2015 on sale now from the website.

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Northern Irish singer Peter Corry will appear at Pavilion Theatre for one night only in an evening celebrating some of the greatest sings from the movies.

Tickets €25/22 for the show on 28 February on sale now from the website.

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Kieran Goss will perform at The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 14 March.  This is a rare chance to see Kieran performing live and solo, within the intimate surrounding of Pavillion Theatre.

Tickets priced €25 on sale now from the website.

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Pianist Joanna MacGregor performs an eclectic and engaging programme from spine-tingling renditions of Back via Piazzolla and Theloniou Monk.

Tickets for the show on 25 March are €18/16 on sale now from the website.

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Grammy award winner Moya Brennan is the lead singer of Clannad as well as forging a solo career. Cormac De Barra is renowned internationally as a versatile harp virtuoso will perform a special show at The Pavilion Theatre on 2 April 2015.

Tickets €20/18 on sale now from the website.

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I Draw Slow and  The Lost Brothers  will play a double headline show on Friday 18 April at The Pavilion Theatre.

Tickets €18/16 on sale now from the website.

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Albert Hammond will also play a show at The Pavilion  on 17 April.  Many of his songs have repeatedly topped the charts over the years, with covers from artists such as Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash and Diana Ross.

Tickets €24/22 on sale now from the website.

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Marking the 15th Anniversary of the release of Hamell on Trial’s seminal album “Choochtown” (or it could be 14 years, frankly everybody was too dusted to write any sh*t down….) Hamell will perform the album in full at The Workman’s Club on Tuesday, 17 February.

Tickets €15 from www.theworkmansclub.com/ & Ticketmaster.

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Dublin band Loop Culture release of their début single ‘How Does It Feel?’ with a launch gig at The Workman’s Club on Thursday 5 February.

Tickets for the single launch are priced €5 at the venue. Doors 8pm.

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All Tvvins set out on the road for the first time in 2015 when they kick off a short Irish tour with a headline date at Whelan’s on 25 March 2015.

Tickets are priced €12.00 including booking fee and on sale from Ticketmaster and WAV box office.