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EP Review – Runway Lights – What Defines A Villain

Photo credit : Colin Rodgers [Used with permission]     EP Review   Runway Lights – What Defines A Villain   “What Defines A Villain” is an admirable offering; from the striking vocals on the lyrically dark “Broad Strokes” to the exquisitely turbulent quality of “Wash Away”. The hypnotic “Red Letter” brings blistering, crashing guitars […]

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Single Review – Toy Girl – Reign

  Single Review Toy Girl – Reign     “Reign” is the debut offering from Dublin based outfit Toy Girl. The track encompasses 90’s R&B and 80’s synth-pop influences along with gorgeous harmonies courtesy of vocalist Hannah Worrall. Toy Girl’s brand of alternative rock surprises the listener and there are many interesting layers to this […]

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Single Review – Robert O’ Connor – Real Good Fight

  Images : Klara Mc Donnell [Used with permission]       Single Review   Robert O’Connor – Real Good Fight   The latest track by Robert O’Connor, a remix of his song “Real Good Fight” by Skynem GT is a catchy indie-tinged dance-pop number. The track conjures up a host of influences including Housemartins-era […]

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Single Review – Klara Mc Donnell – Wasted

  Image :  [Used with permission]     Single Review   Klara Mc Donnell – Wasted   On new single “Wasted, singer-songwriter Klara Mc Donnell mixes a 90’s indie vibe with her unique vocals and the result is a beautifully sincere track with poignant lyrics, chronicling the experience of seeing someone “wasted” on alcohol and […]

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Single Review – Future West – See What I See

Photo : Used with permission   Single Review     Future West – See What I See   “See What I See”, the latest single from Dundalk-based indie/electronic act Future West, conveys a sense of realism with poetic lyrics which are brutal but beautiful. This slice of synth-driven lo-fi-indie has been crafted by multi-instrumentalist Francis […]

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Single Review – Klara Mc Donnell – Sinking unknowing

Image : Patrick Murphy [Used with permission]       Single Review   Klara McDonnell – Sinking unknowing     Released on 1st February, “Sinking unknowing” is the new single by Dublin singer-songwriter Klara Mc Donnell.   Klara’s latest offering of folk-pop is melancholic, reminiscent of 60s girl groups and is complimented by her sultry […]

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Single Review – Elly D – Sorge

Photo : Used with permission       Single Review   Elly D – Sorge     The latest offering from Dublin singer-songwriter Elly D, “Sorge”, is gem of a track, which sustains her exceptional electro-pop sound. The mood at beginning of the song being sorrowful but beautiful real, as the song progresses, the beat […]

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Album Review – O Emperor – Jason

Image : used with permission       Album Review   O Emperor – Jason     Today sees the release of final album “Jason” from “O Emperor”, a fine offering where funk, jazz and psychedelia all feature, surprising you throughout upon the initial listen. The diverse mediums meshing brilliantly with influences ranging from Tom Waits […]

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Single Review – Elly D – Close

Photo : used with permission         Last Friday night in Whelans saw the launch of Elly D’s impressive new single “Close”.   Singer-songwriter Elly D wowed the crowd with a stellar rendition of brand new track “Close”, as well as some gems from her back catalogue, namely “Lighthouse” & “Say”, her powerful […]

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