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Hudson Taylor “Feel it Again” at the Olympia

April 18, 2018

The show was a mixture of going from the old album to the new one and everyone who was either long-term fans or was new to their music didn’t take their eyes off them from start to finish.

Flux

The Weeknd mourns past relationships in new album

April 18, 2018

The 21-minute-long album is a breakup album, exploring the love and loss, where at times The Weeknd seems to be pleading for a chance to reignite a lost bond and at others simply acknowledging a loss and looking for blame to place.

The Hype

George Ezra’s ‘Staying at Tamaras’

April 4, 2018

English singer George Ezra released his first album in 2014, immediately receiving high-praise and reaching number one in the UK charts. Though he’s 24, his deep and rich voice makes it hard to believe he is anything

Articles

The Wombats at the Academy

April 4, 2018

Last month, the Wombats took to The Academy to give Irish fans a night to remember. The band’s long awaited show was extremely well received, an obvious fact made clear by the large audience that

The Hype

Rejjie Snow at the Olympia

March 21, 2018

Rejjie Snow is an Irish rap sensation that has put Ireland on the map for rap and hip-hop.  Alexander Anyaegbunam, more popularly known as Rejjie Snow, has blown up in the past few years internationally

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An exploration into post rock

March 21, 2018

Tell someone your favourite genre is Post Rock and prepare to be met with a raised eyebrow and a quizzical stare. It gets worse if you tell them your favourite album is ‘The Fear is

Music

Has music changed for the worse or better?

March 7, 2018

Music is more than just lyrics and melodies. It is emotions, thoughts, life, love, sadness, despair. It is everything we are and everything we want to be. It is one of the most important things

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Imagine Dragons light up the 3 Arena

March 7, 2018

The atmosphere of the 3Arena was alight when Imagine Dragons took to the stage on the 26th of February. While their unexpected opening tune ‘I Don’t Know Why’ wouldn’t have been the first guess for

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Kendrick humbles Dublin

February 21, 2018

Describing the difference between a ‘concert’ and an ‘experience’ is difficult. Those of you who have witnessed a musical ‘experience’ will know exactly how it feels. Kendrick Lamar’s opening concert of his European tour in

Music

The Academic schools the Irish music scene

February 21, 2018

The Academic are no strangers to the Irish music scene. The band formed in 2013 and consists of Craig Fitzgerald (lead vocals and guitar), Dean Gavin (drums), Stephen Murtagh (bass) and Matt Murtagh (guitar). The

The Hype

New year, new music

February 7, 2018

2017’s music scene featured the dominance of Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift’s redefinitions, The ChainSmokers collaborating withwColdplay and break-away artists like Camila Cabello soaring to the top of the charts.

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When music fights back

February 7, 2018

War, huh, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. That is of course if you listen to musicians like Edwin Star who have used music to dispute politics and government. Music has been used to

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The growth of the Irish music scene

February 7, 2018

Many think of Irish music and images of an auld lad playing spoons in some pub down a bothrin pop into mind. A walk through Temple Bar in the height of July would similarly convince

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IMLÉ

December 6, 2017

In an initial attempt to extend my Irish language exposure beyond lecture halls and contributing articles ‘anois agus arís’, I found myself  on the Irish language website nós.ie. Nós.ie is an online lifestyle and cultural

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The Killers killed it: live at the 3Arena

November 29, 2017

The Killers performed at the 3Arena on November 16th, taking the sold-out stadium by storm in support of their 5th studio album, Wonderful Wonderful. As one of the most popular alternative rock bands of the

Music

Take a trip with Jhené Aiko

November 22, 2017

“I took a trip to find you, I got lost and found myself.” Jhené Aiko turns her time of grief into an extrinsic album of 22 tracks. In the album, she expresses her methods of