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The Hype

The Thrill of Sam Smith

November 15, 2017

After an 18-month hiatus following a string of emotional Billboard hits, Sam Smith is back in the spotlight. The lead single, ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’, has already dominated night-time radios and multiple playlists titled “Future

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The Hype

Queens Of Rock’n’Roll

November 15, 2017

What springs to mind when we think about women and music? The music industry has no shortage of influential female artists and if anything, it’s an industry where there is no such thing as under

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Flux

Review: St. Vincent at The Olympia

November 1, 2017

Annie Clark tends not to bend the knee to convention. In her second of back-to-back sold out shows at the Olympia, she showcases her eccentricity and unloads a mammoth 90 minute set that examines the

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Review: Miley Cyrus – Younger Now

October 25, 2017

If honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom, then twenty-four year old Miley Cyrus seems well on the way to becoming quite a wise woman. Her new album ‘Younger Now’ sees the

The Hype

The ten most timeless songs

October 25, 2017

The hardest thing anyone ever has to do is decide what the greatest song of all time is. There are so many amazing ones but below are a list of the top 10. No matter

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The Rubberbandits and mental health

October 25, 2017

Music is a very powerful thing. Everyone has a taste, a favourite genre, an artist they love more than any other. It’s a form of entertainment that invades every inch of all our lives beyond

The Hype

Neck Deep at the Tivoli Theatre – review

October 18, 2017

Pop-punk band Neck Deep took to the Tivoli theatre stage on October 5th for their first Irish headline gig. The concert was originally supposed to be held in The Workmans club but due to high

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Foo Fighters – Concrete and Gold

October 11, 2017

World famous and well renowned alt-rock and hard rock group Foo Fighters are back with their latest album, Concrete and Gold, following the generally positively reviewed Sonic Highways from 2014. The band has been known

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The Hype

Travel abroad for the ultimate concert experience

October 11, 2017

We all know the feeling – a band you’re crazy about announces a European tour and they leave our little green island out of it. It can be frustrating but once the feelings of saltiness

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Wonderful Wonderful – not so wonderful?

October 11, 2017

The Killers have many sterling singles to their name but have failed to deliver a vital-sounding LP and Wonderful Wonderful is no different. Their first album in 5 years is not a bad album. It

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Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 3Arena

October 4, 2017

After a nine-month delay, Red Hot Chili Peppers took the 3Arena stage by storm for two sold-out concerts. Their original dates last December were postponed when frontman Anthony Kiedis was struck down by a flu,

Music

Picture This

September 27, 2017

After much anticipation the Kildare pop duo Picture This (Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford) released their self-titled debut album. Irish music fans and critics have been waiting for Picture This to release an actual album

Music

As You Were, Liam

September 27, 2017

While these past few months have begrudgingly seen the returns of artists such as Taylor Swift to our sound systems, no musical return this year has been anticipated as much as that of ex Oasis

Music

Review: The Chainsmokers – Memories…Do not open

April 19, 2017

‘Closer’ dominated airwaves all over the world last summer, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ won a Grammy this year for Best Dance Recording and ‘Something Just Like This’ racked up enough sales and downloads to stop

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Music

Festival Line-ups

April 5, 2017

Summer 2017 is set to be an unforgettable festival extravaganza. It’s time to dust off your sunnies, buy some hunzo shorts in Penneys and grab a few Tesco cans. As festival season approaches more and

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Music

The Band/Let It Shine review

March 8, 2017

On Saturday the 25th of February, viewers of BBC talent show ‘Let It Shine’ saw boyband Five To Five be crowned the winners, with each member landing a lead role in Take That singer-songwriter Gary

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Articles

Feabhas foirfe ar Featuring X

April 22, 2015

Bhí bliain an-bhisiúil ag an banna ceoil lán-cailíní ‘Featuring X.’ Bhí mé i dteagmháil leo anuraidh roimh seoladh an fhíseáin ‘Wild Love’ i mí Meitheamh. Tá cuid de na ceoltóirí sa bhanna mar mhic léinn

Features

Aisling’s Special Favourites

March 19, 2014

Shopfronts of Dublin the photography project is just one of the things Aisling Kett has been loving this fortnight…

Music

The Comeback Kids

February 19, 2014

As Garth Brooks fever sweeps the country, Martina Brophy delves into the massive industry that is the comeback tour.