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Photos: The Natural History Museum @ The Workman’s Club, April 15 2011

Hello, it’s been a while… Life can just get in the way sometimes. For good reasons and bad, I haven’t posted in far too long. I’ll resume service with some photos I took of The Natural History Museum in their … Continue reading

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Watch: The New Pornographers meet Tom Scharpling for Moves

The importance of the music video might have reached its height in the late 90s, and a promo clip may now not be the obligatory accompaniment to the (ever-rarer) single release it was back then but happily it, as a … Continue reading

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Going Out – Five Things To Do In Dublin This Week (Week 5, 2011)

We may be down, but we’re not out. Our nation’s fiscal outlook grows bleaker by the day and our political landscape, while destined to change, is desperately unlikely to do so for the better – at least in the short-term. … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds: Yximalloo, Nightcycles & Emily Aoibheann at the Joinery this Saturday

For many (but not nearly enough) years, promoters Maximum Joy brought a host of diverse, exciting and challenging artists to Dublin. It’s been some time since Darren and MicĂ­ put Maximum Joy on hiatus, and while they’re still at the … Continue reading

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Young Love, Keep Your Cool

Last October, barely recovered from their 21st birthday celebrations in Las Vegas, Matador announced the latest in a string of contests with frankly amazing prizes. This time around, the challenge came from Belle & Sebastian, to write about love. The … Continue reading

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Stars on 45 – Jeff The Brotherhood

It’s a week of firsts on the blog and today sees my first post in the Stars on 45 series, where I pull a favourite 7″ out of the pile to share. Opening the series is Nashvillian duo Jeff The … Continue reading

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And Here’s One I Made Earlier #1

This mix is the first in what I hope, at least, will become a series and it very much lives up to its title, in that it’s a mix I made for a small group some years ago. Listening to … Continue reading

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I took a walk the other day and thought about how things used to be…

Walking through the city last week, listening to Blood Visions, I found myself having trouble believing that in a week’s time it would be a year since Jay Reatard died. Simultaneously it felt so recent, so raw, yet still like … Continue reading

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