This weeks Dublin gigs Apr 18 -24

Friday night is the night of the clashes - Jaya The Cat are bringing their Dutch/American reggae/ska/punk rock to the Grand Social : Protomartyr have the garage post punk sound sewn up in the Button Factory, Chuck Ragan has his punk folk acoustic Hot Water Music in Whelans while the Undertones will have the original punk pop tunes in the Academy. All in one night. Dublin you're cosmopliatan.

This Weeks Gigs – November 13-19

Demented Promotions put on a lot of good stuff around Dublin, teetering on the edges of punk and hardcore. Every Time I Die are from Buffalo in new York, they are on the rockier side of hardcore and they released their eight album, Low Teens, on Epitaph last year. They are playing in Whelans on … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – November 13-19

Hope Show 113 – the lowdown

Hope Show 113 1. Pup - reservoir 2. Pup - Dark Days 3. Down By Law - rebel Conformist 4. Bangers - The Pits 5. Maxwells Dead - Home 6. Black Flag - TV Party 7. L.O.T.I.O.N. - Computers Don't Have a Heartbat 8. Apes Brigade - The Interrogation of the Good 9. Protomartyr - … Continue reading Hope Show 113 – the lowdown

Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right

Protomartyr Under Colour of Official Right Hardly Art This is the second album from Protomartyr. 14 songs that emanate a post punk riff based sound. There's touches of the Fall, Wire and maybe even Television but with a garagey background. Amongst it all is the baritone voice of Joe Casey. it doesn't quite have the … Continue reading Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right