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

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

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

Rebellion 2018 – Day 1

Rebellion 2018 - Day 1 Airports intrigue me. A large airport like Dublin is a city in itself. Huge amount of daily visitors and it does seem like a city that doesn’t sleep. As I descended from my slumber at 4am in a suburb that was quiet and dark I arrived into a thriving hectic … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 1

Play of the day: Giant Peach

Giant Peach - But You Made Me Such a beautiful Thing Straight out of Brooklyn, NY for their second lp Giant Peach have moved to Dead Broke Records. This is a record that makes more than a few changes to the sound of their Don Giovanni released debut. While their previous work opted for an … Continue reading Play of the day: Giant Peach

Play of the day: Bedford Falls

Play of The Day Bedford Falls In true punk rock co-operation Boss Tuneage, Brassneck and Deadbroke Records have teamed up to bring out the album from Bedford Falls. 6 years since the last record it continues with those fuzzed up guitars beloved of Husker Du or Donasaur Jnr. Top class and great to see the … Continue reading Play of the day: Bedford Falls

Play of the Day: Tragical History Tour

Play of The Day Tragical History Tour In a word Frankie Stubbs. Well that was two words but FFrankie deserves to break convention. Powerful poetic and melancholic. I love listening to Frankie Stubbs, the gravel in his voice takes me in and hugs me. There's a fraility, a sadness almost. it shows we are all … Continue reading Play of the Day: Tragical History Tour