Dublin punk, indie rock pop supergroup release debut 7"
One big gig in Dublin this week is the tribute to David Berman. David Berman, pavement hero of the Silver Jews and the comeback king of Purple Mountains, passed on August 7. He left behind a corduroy suit made of a hundred gutters, jagged skylines of car keys, 50,000 beer cans and a wild kindness. … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Oct 14 – 20
June 22 1991 Inside Out, In Motion, Mexican Pets Charlies Bar Ian from Meantime Records was organising a tour for American band Inside Out. They were an all-female band and they seemed interesting so it was great to be able to say they could play in Dublin. In June 1991 it was rare to have … Continue reading Inside Out, In Motion, Mexican Pets – Dublin 1991
Jan 14 1993 Luggage, Wormhole The Fleet
The Middle Ages + Easy Tide, Thomas House - April 1 The Middle Ages, that'd be Anthony and ChrisD who are thumped regulars with Carroll and Greg, will play a rare live gig this April 1st. This is the band that was formed by Anthony Mackey to play his solo rock music but he lacked … Continue reading This weeks news March 25
Eileen Gogan is launching her debut album this week after spending years fronting and guesting for many Dublin pop bands. - The launch is Thursday March 24 in the Grand Social Her powerful, unaffected singing style has been compared with Sandy Denny and Kirsty McColl but her sound – a blend of glistening guitar and vintage … Continue reading This Weeks News March 18
Bands that saved a life The Pleasure Cell Picture the scene. A boy with an attitude. Wanting to change a world be believes is coming to get him. Him and his punk mates. Only. Everyone over 21 is out to get him. Noone understands. Only when his music is playing is he happy. It's 1985 … Continue reading Bands That Changed a life – The Pleasure Cell