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


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.


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.


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.


How Tiktok has changed the music industry

April 1, 2021

Ever since its release in 2019, Tiktok has had a massive impact on the way we look at videos. From celebrity impersonations to cooking videos, it’s quite easy to go viral within a few seconds.


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.


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.  


The backing track to Dublin City

November 13, 2019

A new wave of young buskers have taken over the streets of Dublin. Competing for peak times and areas could cause busking wars but they are all part of a supportive community, says singer songwriter