Thursday Tunes – Dunstan Bruce – Interrobang

Interrobang are over in Ireland for a few gigs this week. In anticipation of their visit I asked lead agitator Dunstan Bruce to name a few songs he's listening to for our thursday tunes. We interviewed the band a while back and wrote about their great record too. they are incredible live. A real treat … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Dunstan Bruce – Interrobang

This weeks gigs: Oct 1 – 7

Oh what interesting times. A week doesn't go by without something of interest happening in the Capital City and whilst a lot of focus will be on the rally organised by the National Housing and homeless coalition on Tuesday lunchtime outside Leinster House there's a pretty cool gig that night in Drop Dead twice with … Continue reading This weeks gigs: Oct 1 – 7

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?

Thursday’s Tunes: Songs of Inspiration

Petrol Girls Touch Me Again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8TZsBGgoMc Summer's almost over, sometimes we need a bit of a boost, a bit of inspiration to propel us into the colder months. This week’s playlist is a reminder of just how diverse and creative the music influenced and inspired by punk was, and is. There are some old classics … Continue reading Thursday’s Tunes: Songs of Inspiration

Thursday Tunes

Thursday tunes This week we have mostly been listening to Paranoid visions - Rebellion Prolific Irish punks have another record out in tribute to the great punk festival that is rebellion. Of course the songs aren't about the festival, instead they are songs of rage Get the new record here Bear Trade Bleedin' Heart Trouble … Continue reading Thursday Tunes

Interrobang‽ Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI_Mljg8DGg   How do you follow up on the most unlikely global hit pop song ever? A song, perhaps best known for the infectious chorus, ‘I get knocked down, but I get up again’, scorched across the global pop charts some years ago. Its title was Tubthumbping and the collective responsible for it were Chumbawamba … Continue reading Interrobang‽ Interview

Rebellion 2017 Interrobang

Interrobang A plush theatre in the North West of England. A new band, an audience of punks in a room full of history. There is a sense of excitement. I certainly don't know what to expect, except that Dunstan from Chumbawamba is involved. Naturally, being creatures of habit, we look at the stage......then from behind … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 Interrobang

Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Before every trip to Blackpool I sit down, pore through the lineup and pick out the must see and the nice to see. I have a problem today. 34 bands are on the list. That may not have been an issue for 18 year old self but it is a problem. It will sort itself … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Rebellion 2016 – Day 3

The ruts take the opera house by storm Rebellion 2016 - day 3 Nothing like a bit or raucous punk folk to start the day. I didn't make it to black pitts but will catch them in Dublin soon I hope. Matilda's Scoundrel were on the introducing stage and judging by the receptive crowd they … Continue reading Rebellion 2016 – Day 3