Play of the day doesn’t come in half measures

Half OrphanThe knocking shopBlue Potato Records Prepare yourself for a bite size history lesson. The knocking shop appeared briefly in the 1990’s around Dublin's burgeoning indie music scene . It was a scene that had roots in alternative music and dipped its toe in some hardcore but lots of people were trying different things. One … Continue reading Play of the day doesn’t come in half measures

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

Knocking Shop – interview

Dublin based band the Knocking Shop are back playing sporadic gigs after 20 years. They had a place in an emerging independent scene in Dublin that wore guitars on heart. They have been described as a punk Leonard Cohen or the Fall wrestling with Go Betweens. They will be bringing their understated yet underestimated style … Continue reading Knocking Shop – interview