LASC Fundraiser

Some dancing for Social Justice - September 14, Jigsaw, Dublin The Latin America Solidarity Centre is a membership-based social justice organisation in Dublin with a focus on development and human rights issues in Latin America and Ireland. They run educational and cultural events, development education courses, and some campaigns. Currently they are focussing on women … Continue reading LASC Fundraiser

Play of the Day – Uniforms

Uniforms, from Scotland are the full on electriv outfit that Derrick from Make That a take parades around stages with when he is not foing his own Tragical History Tour solo stuff.  It is Scotish fast pased punk with a nod to Celtic cousins Stiff Little Fingers. https://youtu.be/HvBCtRC1kbU The new 7" is out on Friday, … Continue reading Play of the Day – Uniforms

Book of the week: Still suitable for miners by Billy Bragg

Still suitable for miners Billy Bragg Andrew Collins Ebury publishing He may not have wanted to change the world but he certainly changed many peoples view of it. Billy Bragg has been searching for a New England since picking up a guitar 40 years ago. His lyrics are poetic at times and Collins dissects some … Continue reading Book of the week: Still suitable for miners by Billy Bragg

This Weeks Gigs – Aug 20-26

This weeks gigs in Dublin Aug 20 - 26 Big Gig this week is in the button Factory, Frankie Cosmos are bringing their DIY pop to the Button Factory on Thursday with Squarehaed opening.  xSLF featuring two of Stiff Little Fingers original members are in Fibbers the following night with a cool free gig in … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Aug 20-26

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