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REVIEW: Muse at the 3Arena

April 20, 2016

  Teignmouth titans Muse are no stranger to Irish shores and last week saw their first show here since 2012 – when they toured their sixth album, The 2nd Law. The trio are showing off

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Festival line-ups in flying form

April 20, 2016

A long summer lies ahead, however, not all of us have the luxury of escaping on a J1 for three months or going InterRailing around Europe with friends for a couple of weeks. Whether it

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King Kong Club: helping to climb the tower

April 20, 2016

We’re upstairs in Whelan’s – it’s the end of the gig, and the crowd is huddled together before the stage, clapping enthusiastically and screaming at the top of their lungs. Only it is not a

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Review: Mind of Mine by Zayn Malik

April 6, 2016

Zayn Malik’s debut album has been highly anticipated since his departure from One Direction just over a year ago. In a boyband, his role was clear: brooding, mysterious, soulful. As a solo artist, he seems

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“We’re doing it for Ireland” say Rusangano Family

April 6, 2016

In the Shona language of Zimbabwe, the word Rusangano means togetherness, and it’s clear that the concept resonates strongly with Rusangano Family’s members – MCs God Knows and MuRli, from Shannon by way of Zimbabwe

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Will Zayn go the same Direction as Robbie?

April 6, 2016

There comes a time in each successful boyband’s lifespan where one member throws a spanner in the works and decide to leaves the band, disappointing fans all over the world.

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European festival forecast

March 23, 2016

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. The grey skies and morning drizzle may beg to differ, but with Electric Picnic’s lineup launched festival season is right around the corner. LCD Soundsystem and Lana

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REVIEW: Mayday Parade at The Academy

February 10, 2016

It’s easy to think that the music you used to listen to disappeared when you grew up. Mayday Parade’s gig at the Academy this week shows just how wrong that notion is. The band roared

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The Genesis of Grimes

December 2, 2015

In the wake of the new Grimes album Art Angels, Rebecca Keane gives us an overview of the Canadian artist’s career so far

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REVIEW: Adele – ’25’

December 2, 2015

Alison Ring reviews Adele’s long awaited comeback – 25. How does it compare to the record-selling 21?