Music

How celebrities are shaping politics

December 11, 2019

Stormzy has pledged his support for Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn as the UK general election fast approaches, but should musicians and other celebrities be promoting election candidates?

Music

After all, Liam’s our Wonderwall

December 11, 2019

Irish-British rock’n’roll star and former Oasis lead singer, Liam Gallagher, came to Dublin to continue his UK and Ireland tour on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th to promote his latest album Why Me? Why Not 

Music

The wonder of listening to international music

November 27, 2019

The idea of listening to music in a different language has been around for a long time. One of the first forms of it was opera: a dramatic theatre performance accompanied by an orchestra and singers. Some of the most famous operas are Italian, French and German; but that didn’t stop them becoming famous worldwide.

Gaeilge

Mná i Ceol Tíre

November 27, 2019

Dar leis tuairisc faoi University of Southern California Annberg Inclusion Iniative, is mná iad 16 faoin gcéad de na hamhránaithe tíre. Anois, tá a lán mná rathúla i gceoil tíre.

Music

Earl Sweatshirt leaves fans wanting more with latest album release

November 13, 2019

It’s difficult to pin down where Earl Sweatshirt belongs in 2019’s music scene. His critically acclaimed album, “Some Rap Songs”, from last year was a departure from his earlier more mainstream efforts, featuring few hooks and more introspective streams of consciousness over abrasive production.

Music

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 KK Lewis.

DCU News

DCU SU and Drama soc host DCU’s Festival of the Arts

October 2, 2019

DCU’s Festival of the Arts aimed to highlight the enrichment and culture that the arts can bring to university life. The festival included performances and showcases from eight different arts-based clubs and societies.

Music

The haunting power of Billie Eilish

April 17, 2019

Although some criticise these songs for romanticising mental illness, the songs feel rather soothing and beautiful to listen to. Perhaps they offer a reassurance or calming quality to the millions of people who have listened to them thus far.

Music

Making money moves in the music industry

April 17, 2019

With these recent figures, there can be no argument that the music industry’s revenue resurgence is due to anything but the popularity of streaming and that the industry is going in the right direction.