Song for the day – Daughters

Daughters, the Rhode Island-based noise impresarios, have confirmed that their highly-anticipated and much speculated full-length album, You Won’t Get What You Want, shall arrive on October 26th via Ipecac Recordings. “You Won’t Get What You Want is a decided effort to reference both my admiration for and my influence from, film composition and other minimalist … Continue reading Song for the day – Daughters

What’s this Interrobang?

Interrobang? Interrobang? All the madmen It’s funny how certain things stick with you through life and the passage of time illuminates rather than dims them. I remember my first letter from Chumbawamba. I had sent away for a 7”, which meant going to the bother of exchanging money for sterling in my post office, soaping … Continue reading What’s this Interrobang?

Rockin Road Festival 2018

Last years Rockin Road Festival 2017 was the 8th outing for this fun filled family day of music, Vintage scooters,bikes and cars with lots to occupy the young too. HUGE bouncy castle array, horse & carriage rides, market stall with lots to see and buy and see. In the peaceful surroundings of the National Education … Continue reading Rockin Road Festival 2018

Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

Me and my mate Jeffrey Niall Breslin Hachette books So anyone that has the following lines in their book is going to get my support “It is frustrating to the core when politics and economics are prioritized ahead of human development. So often in a capitalist society economics comes first, humanity comes second”. Better still … Continue reading Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

This Weeks Gigs: August 14 – 20

Tonight Whelans is hosting a class gig. Pianos Become The Teeth, Foxing are doing a co-headline tour with Kamikaze Girls coming along for the ride. Saturday night in Dublin - Soundhouse is the place for action. The Winter Passing are playing with Stu Daly from Chewing on Tinfoil and Belfast's Dugout. twp as they are … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs: August 14 – 20

This Weeks Gigs Aug 7-13

This Weeks Gigs August 7 - 13 For those of us who have any energy left after travelling to Rebellion Festival last weekend and who aren't travelling to Nowhere else festival this weekend there's a good week ahead for Dublin gigs. Punk wise you have a chance to see the soap girls on Friday for … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs Aug 7-13

Nowhere Else Festival This weekend

Nowhere Else Fest 2018, a DIY punk festival will take place in High Nellies Bar, Garryhill, County Carlow Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August. We have Punk, Oi, Crust and Metal influenced bands from all over Ireland playing. Bands kick off at 2000 on Friday night and from 1530 on Saturday. Campsite / parking included … Continue reading Nowhere Else Festival This weekend

Rebellion 2018 – Day 4

Rebellion 2018 - Day 4 After some of yesterday’s highlights like ruts dc, blyth power, lovely eggs and menstrual cramps - never mind wonk unit, murderburgers and pizzatramp it could be hard to get motivated for another day of it. However this is what we are here for and Dealing With Damage on the introducing … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 4

Rebellion 2018 – Day 3

Rebellion 2018 - day 3 So it’s just past noon and the first band of the day are murderburgers. The room is packed, we are all ready for the Scottish pop punk sound. Short snappy songs and a great start to the third day. The Gakk from Dundalk opened up the pavillion stage. Rebellion is … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 3

Rebellion 2018 – Day 2

Rebellion 2018 - day 2 After losing the battle against the seagulls during the night (do seagulls never sleep??) and an incident in the room next door to me involving a lot of screaming I still was ready to tackle this second day refreshed. Excited to see some bands that still bring back happy memories … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 2