Book of the Week: Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city

Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city Greg Grandin Icon Books So what do you do when you want to built a factory in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon. Not only that you want to employ thousands of people who don’t live there so you need to create homes. To … Continue reading Book of the Week: Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city

This Weeks gigs Sept 10 -16

It's all about books this week. Two book launches and Dublin Anarchist Bookfair this weekend. If you feel a need for some muscial accompaniment then check out the latest Dando Session in Fibbers with Delinquents and Blackpitts. If you prefer to pay in to gigs and get home early then *1s are in the Grand … Continue reading This Weeks gigs Sept 10 -16

Thursday tunes – Screaming Females

Thursday Tunes - marissa, Screaming Females Ahead of their gig tonight in the Grand Social with alien she Marissa from Screaming Females sent us 5 songs she listening to this week 1. Bruce Springsteen - Two Hearts // After years of having good friends tell me that The Boss is the best, I finally get … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Screaming Females

Book of the week: Crashing The Party by Heather Gaitney

Crashing The Party From the Bernie Sanders campaign to a progressive movement Heather Gaitney Verso Books So many times since the election of Donald Trump have I heard experts telling me what went wrong )or indeed right). People from a well established establishment offering their views on what they know best. Not what they feel … Continue reading Book of the week: Crashing The Party by Heather Gaitney

This Weeks Gigs – Sept 3 -9

While many in Dublin will be celebrating the All Ireland football final on Monday it seems pretty dead night for live music. Thuursday is busy with the Beat, Screaming Females and Terry all vying for your intention. This weeks Alternative Sunday afternoon is back in Toners with Lee Harveys and Blackpitts This Weeks Gigs - … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Sept 3 -9

Weekend Interview – Pardon Us, Pop Punk from Liverpool

I have Pardon Us as todays Play of the Day and with that in mind thought I'd send the band some questions. Their live set at Rebellion was a refreshing taste of low-fi pop punk played with a reverance to the punk scene but sounding nothing like many of the other bands who played. Regardless … Continue reading Weekend Interview – Pardon Us, Pop Punk from Liverpool

Play of the Day – Pardon Us

With a catchy line of "I'm fuckin fumin" Pardon Us have a low-fi pop punk sound but are rooted in diy punk rock. I'm lovng this track. A 7" out on Everything Sucks Music and a new album about to land Alternatively check out the video if you like some visuals https://youtu.be/7-niMxukFu8

Play of the Day – Burnt Tapes

Play of the Day - Brunt Tapes - Alterations I have a nice room in my house, complete with record player and stash of vinyl. I have nearly as many records as books lined up for listening to. A growing pile by the week and time always seems to catch up as I look enticingly … Continue reading Play of the Day – Burnt Tapes

Play of the day – Basement Revolver

So this is a blog firmly based in punk rock. It doesn't mean that I don't appreciate music of different genres. It's just that punk is my thing, whatever punk is. Basement Revolver is not a sound that screams out punk but there is something about their haunting introspective tunes that sucks me in. It … Continue reading Play of the day – Basement Revolver

Play of the day – Somerset Thrower

Dead Broke Rekerds always seem to have something interesting on the go. Hailing from Long Island’s in the land of USA Somerset Thrower have their new album, Godspeed, released this week on the label. They’ve got a sound that’s got one foot in Jawbreaker/Sunny Day Real Estate-style emo and another in Gin Blossoms-y alt-rock. It … Continue reading Play of the day – Somerset Thrower