The Undertones Roisin Dubh Aug 2017

Song of the Week Q3 2017 – Rockin’ Vibrations

Song of the Week Q3 2017 includes Michael Kiwanuka (electric voice, full of feeling), At The Drive In (Complex Rock Operatics), Bitch Falcon (Rock Riffing and Scratching), The Moonlandingz (Country Beat Rock Vibrations, The Undertones (Vintage Post Pop Post Punk), Happy Mondays (Mellow Flavoured Beats”), Section Boyz (Harmonic Grime Swats and Beats) ,Marie Davidson (Pulsating …

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Electric Picnic 2017 Review

Another EP over, and although not as good a lineup as previous years, there were enough highlights and moments to make it all worthwhile. The first band I caught was Sub Motion in Jimmie Lee’s Juke Joint in Trailer Park and they didn’t disappoint. Nice sound and riffs. I’ll check them out more going forward. …

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Electric Picnic 2017 Photos

Here are my collection of photos from Electric Picnic 2017… Band of Horses, Interpol, Goat Girl, Japandroids, Jerry Fish, Lemon Twigs, Lowly, Megacone, and the Pretenders…

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Primavera Sound 2017 Lineup

It is still December 2016 and the lineup for Primavera Sound 2017 has just been announced.. wow! And yet again, they have delivered a super selection of bands in areas of music that I am attracted to… Lucky for me I am going to be there in 2017.. my 4th time in 7 years.. It’s …

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Electric Picnic 2016 – previewer

Just working out who I’m gonna see at this years Electric Picnic… I have my 18 top bands.. and then a further 34 bands I want to catch some of… Girl Band at EP 2015   Here is my Top 18 bands to see at the picnic, with comments. I’ll be happy if I catch …

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Song of the Week 2016 – New Additions

I’m gonna try and add a song a week to the blog. It will be a song from the past, present or brand new… just something that I’m digging at present. So it will be varied.. I’ll create a new archive every 3 months.. and I’ll add them to a spotify playlist.. ROUGHCALMHEAD SONG OF …

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Roughcalmhead Gigs – Jan-Jun 2016

Playlist of bands playing Ireland in the first half of 2016.. I was at some of the gigs.. ✝ Lots of great bands… Mudhoney… JAN Henry Rollins – Vicar Street 17 Jan Massive Attack – Olympia 19/20 Jan Matthew E White – Roisin Dubh 20 Jan Girl Band – Gabos Castlebar 23 Jan Villagers – …

Electric Picnic 2015- the aftermath

Electric Picnic 2015 Review

REVIEW Jack Crossan Friday I arrived just before 3pm but it was after 5pm before my bed for the night was sorted. Queuing is a pain.. First up was a quick visit to The Word stage in Mindfield and I caught the last few tracks from Zack Boone, including ‘Beautiful’. Strong Soulful Electronical Acoustic songs …

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Electric Picnic 2015 Preview

Here we are again, the week before Electric Picnic. I’ve been listening to lots of EP music and here is my spotify playlist of who I will be catching at this years festival… Battles, Fat White Family, Girl Band, Low, Interpol, Ride…