Does Dylan Matter?: Richard F. Thomas’ Why Dylan Matters reflects on the literary importance of Dylan Richard F. Thomas’ Why Dylan Matters reflects on the literary importance of Dylan

The title Why Dylan Matters, professor Richard F. Thomas’ recent contribution to the ever-expanding field of Dylanology, is perhaps a bit of a misnomer. Thomas is a classicist who teaches a Harvard course on the relationship between Bob Dylan and … Continue reading Does Dylan Matter?: Richard F. Thomas’ Why Dylan Matters reflects on the literary importance of Dylan Richard F. Thomas’ Why Dylan Matters reflects on the literary importance of Dylan

In Dialogue with the Irish Composer’s Collective Tn2's Music Editor, Aine Palmer, discusses the history and achievements of the ICC.

In 1973, literary critic Harold Bloom articulated a new theory of poetry in his book, The Anxiety of Influence. Finding its basis in Freudian psychoanalytic theory, the book drew a parallel between the Oedipal relationship between the child and father, … Continue reading In Dialogue with the Irish Composer’s Collective Tn2’s Music Editor, Aine Palmer, discusses the history and achievements of the ICC.

The Gloaming announce further National Concert Hall dates Upon announcement of three more NCH concerts next spring, Áine Palmer looks into the success of Martin Hayes’ trad supergroup.

The news that The Gloaming will extend their residency in the National Concert Hall next spring by adding a further three dates was surely met with glee by fans across the country. After all, the initial dates, running from the … Continue reading The Gloaming announce further National Concert Hall dates Upon announcement of three more NCH concerts next spring, Áine Palmer looks into the success of Martin Hayes’ trad supergroup.

Music for… Walking through Autumn Leaves and thinking about stuff For angsty October you

Ah, autumn. That time of year when we don polo necks, wrap scarves a little tighter, break out the berets to warm our chilly ears, and indulge in the joy of kicking through multicoloured leaves. Of course, as young, intellectual … Continue reading Music for… Walking through Autumn Leaves and thinking about stuff For angsty October you

Moses Sumney’s “Aromanticism” – Review Moses Sumney’s debut release celebrates the value of solitude with an album drenched in the traditional signifiers of love.

●●●●● “Aromanticism/aromantic – having no interest or desire for romantic relationships.” It seems to be an intentional irony, then, that Moses Sumney’s debut release celebrates the value of solitude with an album drenched in the traditional signifiers of love. From … Continue reading Moses Sumney’s “Aromanticism” – Review Moses Sumney’s debut release celebrates the value of solitude with an album drenched in the traditional signifiers of love.

A New Season with the NSO The RTE National Symphony Orchestra give a glimpse of what to expect in the forthcoming months with their season opening at the NCH last Friday.

Last Friday, the RTE National Symphony Orchestra opened their new season at the National Concert Hall with an evening that encapsulates what we can expect in the months to come. Led by the new principal guest conductor of the season, … Continue reading A New Season with the NSO The RTE National Symphony Orchestra give a glimpse of what to expect in the forthcoming months with their season opening at the NCH last Friday.

Music For . . . Your Hall’s Prinks’ Playlist Getting the perfect pre-drinks vibe can be a toughie.

You got through Freshers’ weekend flitting around each others’ apartments, but now that you’ve started to get a gang together, it’s your turn to host. You’ve been trying to gauge the vibes music-wise at other gaffs, but it’s been carnage … Continue reading Music For . . . Your Hall’s Prinks’ Playlist Getting the perfect pre-drinks vibe can be a toughie.

Oktoberfest at the Bowery If the opening night is anything to go by, expect an eclectic week of live music at the Rathmines pub.

  I had never been to The Bowery before last night. Rathmines hasn’t been a regular haunt for me since my first year Halls days when Toast occupied its place near the Swan Centre. Apparently, the bar has been in … Continue reading Oktoberfest at the Bowery If the opening night is anything to go by, expect an eclectic week of live music at the Rathmines pub.

Homegrown: Discovering Music / Discovering Dublin Dublin wears its culture proudly. Our streets boast plaques commemorating every Ulyssian step of Leopold Bloom, walls are emblazoned with Maser’s murals, and, at this time of year, we prepare for the annual Culture Night, when the city gets to showcase the best it has to offer.

Dublin wears its culture proudly. Our streets boast plaques commemorating every Ulyssian step of Leopold Bloom, walls are emblazoned with Maser’s murals, and, at this time of year, we prepare for the annual Culture Night, when the city gets to … Continue reading Homegrown: Discovering Music / Discovering Dublin Dublin wears its culture proudly. Our streets boast plaques commemorating every Ulyssian step of Leopold Bloom, walls are emblazoned with Maser’s murals, and, at this time of year, we prepare for the annual Culture Night, when the city gets to showcase the best it has to offer.