Tunes for the Week – Existenz at Buddyfest

Buddyfest is an annual celebration of punk rock and alternative noise being brought to the Dublin public by the excellent people behind Buddycore. Some amount of work has gone into assembling a line up across two days in Drop Deat Twice. It is a celebration of the underground in Dublin and to celebrate its existence … Continue reading Tunes for the Week – Existenz at Buddyfest

Thursday Tunes: Tom Holliston

Thursday Tunes - Tom Holliston For many people Tom Holliston is better know as one of the Hanson Brothers, or more notoriusly one of NoMeansNo who played some classic gigs in Dublin. He was touring and recording with both of these legendary Canadian bands for 16 years. He has now started playing solo gigs which … Continue reading Thursday Tunes: Tom Holliston

Thursday Tunes – Redneck Manifesto

Thursday Tunes: Niall Byrne, Redneck Manifesto It is a real honour to have Niall Byrne from Redneck Manifesto choosing this weeks Thursday tunes. Born from the punk and diy scene the rednecks have carved out their own musical path in a way that they have chosen to follow and stick to. Their gigs are infrequent … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Redneck Manifesto

Thursday Tunes – Cadaver Club

BuddyFest returns for 2 days this year in Drop Dead Twice on Dec 8th & 9th with an estimated 16 bands on, covering a whole spectrum of punk, hardcore and downright strange. AS part of a series featuring bands playing the festial we have asked some to list their 5 songs. Up first are Sunday … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Cadaver Club

Thursday tunes – Implement

Leeds hardcore rippers Implement pick this weeks Thursday tunes in advance of their gig in the Hut this Saturday with Disguise, Fiend, Flashpoint & Bloodculture Vashti Bunyan - Coldest Night of the Year https://youtu.be/W3ckrDEBS2Q John Grant - Diet Gum Tomb Mold - Abysswalker https://youtu.be/J7g8EEGYric Yung Lean - Silicon Wings https://youtu.be/Zba7rPocm8Q Sacrilege - Lifeline https://youtu.be/NJ7DQ0A5CaA Implement … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Implement

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