Music

INTERVIEW: Highasakite

November 20, 2015

Emer Handly interviews Highasakite ahead of their Dublin gig with Of Monsters And Men.

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Sussed Out – Metropolis

November 5, 2015

Deputy Editor Stephen Keegan looks at who – and what – to see at the debut Metropolis Festival this weekend

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Under the covers

October 14, 2015

Editor Fionnuala Jones assesses Ryan Adams’ motives for covering Taylor Swift’s smash album, ‘1989’.

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Review: Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp

April 8, 2015

Carrying on with the stripped down production and low-fi vocals that have characterized their last two albums, Waxahatchee’s third studio album brings a new maturity without compromising the raw, youthful writing that has characterized Katie

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Sharp darts

April 8, 2015

Kurt Vile is working on a new album that he hopes to release in the autumn.

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Make or break time for Villagers

April 8, 2015

Since the release of Villagers’ first album, Becoming a Jackal, Conor O’Brien’s star has risen immensely. Villagers have found themselves at the centre of the Irish alternative scene, with two Mercury nominations under the bands

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Review: Death Cab for Cutie – Kintsugi

April 8, 2015

It’s been four years since Death Cab for Cutie released the divisive Codes and Keys, which marked a departure from the alternative rock group’s typical sound. Now the boys from Washington are back with their

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One-line reviews

April 8, 2015

Earl Sweatshirt’s I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: Exactly the opposite of every expectation that comes with a major label rap album, Sweatshirt stands alone in the world of hip-hop. Castlepalooza: Hercules and

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The Suss’s Summer Playlist

April 8, 2015

Summer is pretty great; that shouldn’t need to be expanded upon, but we’re going to anyway because as well being seasonal playlist enthusiasts, we here at The Suss also like explaining things until people stop

Books

Editorial: Ending Things on a Positive Note

April 8, 2015

Kurt Vonnegut’s A Man Without a Country is a memoir comprised of the author’s greatest one-liners, the most memorable of which has a simple message: “The arts are not a way to make a living.

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Editorial: To Pimp an Ideal

March 25, 2015

It was released as a surprise and in barely enough time to give it a full listen was being hailed as a classic; the immediate reaction to Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly said more

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Interview: No Monster Club

March 25, 2015

Bobby Aherne of No Monster Club is pretty damn close to how you would imagine, based on the output of his band No Monster Club. He’s funny, modest about the music he makes and very

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One-line reviews

March 25, 2015

Action Bronson’s Mr. Wonderful: Two Big Body Bes features on an album is two too many. RATKING’s 700 Fill: Any album with a Despot feature is worth listening to by virtue of that alone, doesn’t