The Many Eras of Taylor Swift

April 5, 2023

Swift knows “all too well” that, as a woman in the entertainment industry, a sustainable career requires continuously regaining audience attention through innovation.


Inhaler: Cuts and Bruises Review – A Band That Has Found their Sound

March 1, 2023

Inhaler emerged in the Irish music scene a few years ago in the now-standard format for a group of lads from Dublin – an indie-rock band with a confident singer as the frontman, producing bold songs about love and young adulthood with the odd guitar riff to match the mood.


Wild Youth to represent Ireland at Eurovision 2023

February 15, 2023

Wild Youth has been selected as the Irish Eurovision 2023 entry, after a tightly contested race in The Late Late Show’s Eurosong national selection. The band saw off bookies favourite CONNOLLY to win the competition by two


Flowers – The New Self-Love Anthem

February 1, 2023

It’s been nearly two weeks since the return of pop icon Miley Cyrus with her new song “Flowers” and iconic is the best word for it!

John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten

Eurovision hopeful John Lydon calls contest “disgusting”

January 18, 2023

John Lydon, also known as former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten, has called the Eurovision Song Contest “disgusting” and “absolutely awful”, despite vying to represent Ireland in it this year.  When asked in an interview on


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.