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Brand new Night & Day Festival lineup announced

March 9, 2022

The Zutons, Villagers, John Grant and Orla Gartland will headline the first ‘Night & Day’
music festival which will take place in September in Clonalis House, Castlerea.
The lineup, which was announced at a launch event last week at The Workman’s Club in
Dublin, will also feature The Mary Wallopers, Cathy Davey, Moxie, Alana Henderson, Paddy
Dennhey, Columbia Mills, Amy Montgomery and Soda Blonde.

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Longitude Festival- What to expect

February 16, 2022

Two years without scouring the internet for the ‘it’ outfit as well as dousing yourself in glitter and heading out into the sun with your friends to have a boogie to some of your favourite artists, we can finally all let out that deep breath we’ve been holding for way too long.

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Mitski dances with dread on Laurel Hell

February 16, 2022

Already one of the most celebrated indie rock songstresses of the past decade, Mitski’s star has risen even further since the release of her critically acclaimed 2018 record Be The Cowboy, picking up an even bigger audience thanks to many of her songs garnering popularity on TikTok.

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Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters Review

November 10, 2021

In other words, if you had a lust for old Lana, this tickles your ear canals in much the same way as her last six (!) albums did. And if you thought she was samey and dull, you can dump Blue Banisters on your mental scrapheap.

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Jesy Nelson accused of ‘blackfishing’ after release of new music video “Boyz”

October 27, 2021

First of all, the author of this article is a mixed-race woman, therefore I am very knowledgeable about racism, cultural appropriation and blackfishing, as it affects me every single day. I logged onto Twitter one day, to see that Jesy Nelson decided to go solo and released her first song as a solo artist. I enjoy Little Mix’s music and always felt sorry for Jesy Nelson as she struggles a lot with her mental health.

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The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival to Return to the City

October 13, 2021

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is set to fill the city with sound this bank holiday weekend from October 22 to 25.
This news will be music to jazz lovers ears as the 2020 dates for the festival had previously been cancelled in line with the Governments Covid-19 guidelines.

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Halsey’s If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power Marks a Raging Return for the Singer

September 29, 2021

Halsey had their first taste of global success with the cheesy EDM hit “Closer.” Together with the Chainsmokers, they released one of the biggest songs of summer 2016. If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power bears no resemblance sonically to any of their other work. It comes with a newfound sense of confidence the singer seemed to lack previously.

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New Lil Nas X single stirs up controversy

April 14, 2021

“i spent my entire teenage years hating myself because of the shit y’all preached would happen to me because i was gay. so i hope u are mad, stay mad, feel the same anger you teach us to have towards ourselves,” 21-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and openly gay cultural icon Lil Nas X tweeted on March 27.

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Women reign supreme at the 2021 Grammy Awards

March 24, 2021

Beyoncé broke the record for the most Grammys won, bringing her new total to 28 awards after Sunday night. This surpasses the record previously set by bluegrass singer, Alison Krauss.

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The evolution of rap over the last decade

March 24, 2021

Prominent female rappers of today, such as Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, have continued and adapted Nicki Minaj’s powerful stage presence by reversing gender roles within rap.