This weeks Dublin gigs March 8 – 14

This week sees Gilla Band continuing the Whelans shows with 2 nights. Big punk rock news was going to be Don alerts but it has now been cancelled. It was to coincide with the release of the Dubtones album on Friday night. You may have been lucky enough to get a ticket for Pillow Queens … Continue reading This weeks Dublin gigs March 8 – 14

This weeks gigs Nov 8 – 14

Nice to see some DIY gigs sprinting back up alongside bands who have been starved of their live music livelihood. So the big sound of black midi and Frank Turner will be here this week. For me though it’s the excitement of Chewing on Tinfoil finally happening after three postponements. They have the sweet emotion … Continue reading This weeks gigs Nov 8 – 14

This weeks gigs Oct 25 – 31

https://youtu.be/hhEX9n5DjZQ So the masks are coming off for Halloween once you are on the dancefloor. I was at the Wedding Present last week for a surreal moment. I could stand and dance and sing along, it was special. I was still masked up but much like the non-drinker in a group of teenagers I was … Continue reading This weeks gigs Oct 25 – 31

Play of the day it’s not just mush it’s a classic

What a game changer this album was. It took the punk rock bits many of us had grown up with, for some we had discovered us hardcore and the tunes that were going with that. We felt that music was changing trajectory, it didn't have to continue to be confrontational, it could be conversational. Leatherface were the band that made the next leap.

This Weeks Gigs: Aug 6 -12

This Weeks gigs Aug 6 -12 https://youtu.be/nPIbw1BLzC0 Enthusiastic Eunoch continue with the eclectic and alluring promtions with Oren Ambarchi playing in the Sound House this week with Declan Synott opening proceedings. Ambarchi has worked with artists like Sunn O)) and John Zorn and has records out on a diverse range of record labels such Drag … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs: Aug 6 -12