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It's clashes galore as you are spoiled for choice this week with the Christmas party season of gigs about to kick in
It's all about xSLF and Hooligan this week as Dublin street punk band Hooligan launch their record in the Thomas House on Saturday. Dutch indie popsters Personal traininer are playing Whelans with BC Camplight on Wednesday - a lovely way to spend a cheerful evening, we need some cheering up after what's been going on in Dublin's streets and Personal trainer have the ability to put that smile back on your face.
Friday for me will be Tom Holliston + Simon Wells in Anseo. Excitement is building up in Hope Towers for this. Simon was in Snuff and Tom was in Nomeansno- what an incredible pedigree. Close your eyes and it might be 1990 all over again. Umack have really pulled a special one for this.
2 biggies in Dublin this week, the post punk intellectual ramblings of the Prongs and the melodic hardcore of Good Life
It's a showgazers paradise at the start of the week with Explosions In the sky exploding Vicar Street and Slowdive gazing in the National Stadium. Goth legents Death Cult are in the Olympia while hardcore legends OFF! are in the Grand Social on the same night. OFF! feature Keith Morris (ex Circle jerks and Black … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs: Nov 6 – 12
New York No Wavers The BushTetras formed in 1979 and were active til around 1983. They reformed in 1985 for a while and recorded but didn't release their second album. They have been gigging on and off since. Guitarist Pat Place and Vocalist Cynthia Sley have remained constants while other members came and went. The … Continue reading This Weeks Dublin Gigs: Oct 30 – Nov 5
As the schools and colleges head back and darker nights descends it it still relatively quiet on the gigs front but the big one this week is Stu Daly with Erica Freas and Sinead White upstairs in Whelans. Stu is the guitarist in Chewie, Erica has been in loads of bands including RVIVR. Enemies in the Button Factory the following night will be a bonus for all those who spent time going to gigs in Kilcoole in the late 2000's. The band are getting back together after a hiatus of about 15 years. For those looking for some introspection to their music Foggy Notions are bringing over Lael Neale to the Workmans Club on Thursday
This weeks Dublin gigs with thre launch of the Gakks live at the grand social album being the real highlight
This weeks mish mash of gigs in Dublin include a nice end to summer festivities in the open air and the closed roof, small stages of Dublin venues