Thursday Tunes : Anti Flag

Thursday Tunes : Chris 2 from Anti Flag Hailing from Pittsburgh, US Punk band Anti-Flag have long been advocates for human rights so no doubt they will have something to say about the recent pittsburgh synagogue shooting at their gig in Whelans next Tuesday. They may even give their feelings on the upcoming US mid-term … Continue reading Thursday Tunes : Anti Flag

Thursday Tunes – Bar Stool Preachers

The Bar Stool Preachers are playing Dublin net Thursday, Nov 1. In advance of their gig I wrote to the band asking them to pick this weeks Thursday tunes. I have seen them live before and their ska-infused, street punk inspired songs stay do get you smiling and thinking Thursday tunes - Bar Stool preachers … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Bar Stool Preachers

Thursday tunes – Dick Lucas

This weeks Thursday tunes come from Subhumans singer Dick Lucas. They are returning to Dublin to play in the Voodoo Lounge this weekend. It is 34 years since their first visit to Dublin when they played what was called the Youth Expression centre over 4 nights with a cast of thousands. The energy and excitment … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Dick Lucas

Play of the Day – PLANET B

Planet B are the duo of punk provocateur Justin Pearson and hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw. They have a new single out in advance of the lp coming next month It's a horror Beastie Boys no sleep til brooklyn trip with authentic hip hop (renegade it says here) artist Kool Keith guesting in. Angry and tuneful … Continue reading Play of the Day – PLANET B

Thursday Tunes – Happy Accidents

I like a good pop song. Even better with some heartfelt lyrics, and maybe some added noise. Happy Accidents fit that bill so in advance of their gig tomorrow with Tiny Moving Parts in Workmans Club I've asked them to do this weeks Thursday Tunes Masterpiece - Big Thief https://youtu.be/oacUgWXrqwc Anxious Type - Shit Present … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Happy Accidents

Thursday Tunes – Dunstan Bruce – Interrobang

Interrobang are over in Ireland for a few gigs this week. In anticipation of their visit I asked lead agitator Dunstan Bruce to name a few songs he's listening to for our thursday tunes. We interviewed the band a while back and wrote about their great record too. they are incredible live. A real treat … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Dunstan Bruce – Interrobang

Thursday Tunes – Protex

This weeks Thursday tunes come courtesy of Gordie Walker from Protex. 40 years after they releaswed their debut 7" on Good Vibrations Protex are down from Belfast on Friday night for a promising gig with the objectorz, Shrug Life and Blackpitts Wildhearted outsider interviewed the band here last year. Madam George (Van Morrison) https://youtu.be/xrOgYjp20j0 Alternative … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Protex

Play of the day – TV Smith

Play of the day - Tv Smith Land of the overdose new album from the punk that keeps on punking. TV Smith first released a record over 40 years ago when playing in the Adverts but he has kept going all through the years and his solo shows at Rebellion are legends in themselves. Not … Continue reading Play of the day – TV Smith

Weekend Interview – Petrol Girls

Weekend Interview - Petrol Girls Petrol Girls are one of a small number of bands I have seen over the past couple of years that have made me think about music and my position as a consumer of songs. They wear their hearts firmly on the sleeves and spit out a message of distrust and … Continue reading Weekend Interview – Petrol Girls

Thursday Tunes – Captain Hotknives

The Captain is becoming a regular to Dublin. His shows are an anarchic comedic adventure where we all gather around and proclaim our disdain for new born children. A regular at many punk rock nights he is playing Drop Dead Twice this week Liam Weldon "blue tar road" https://youtu.be/xL1NDKcRMPQ The deadlians 'I dint wanna ride … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Captain Hotknives