Opting to cook a proper meal instead of the usual pasta has left you with a mountain of dishes, a messy counter and now you’re too full to move. But music can help fix anything! It can hardly be called … Continue reading Music For… Blaring While You Clean the Kitchen It can hardly be called a chore when you have a bangin’ playlist to accompany you.
●●●●● When MGMT sang ‘I’m feeling rough, I’m feeling raw, I’m in the prime of my life’, they summed up an entire generation’s mood. Their phenomenal debut album Oracular Spectacular demonstrated a self-awareness and lyricism beyond their twenty four years, … Continue reading MGMT’s Back: New Single “Little Dark Age” If the album follows this single in tone, expect a much darker album than before that moves away from the conditions of youth and approaches the topic of what follows after.
Cut Copy’s latest bleepy bloopy synth fusion represents a lack of progress for the band, who have seemed to settle for what is a largely unforgettable musical style. Haiku From Zero is an unadventurous collection of songs which maintains a certain … Continue reading Cut Copy’s “Haiku From Zero” bleepy bloopy synth / disappointing, generic / forgettable songs
Following a five year hiatus, James Murphy and LCD Soundsystem return with an powerfully poignant album of realisation and maturity. After returning with a number of festival performances last year, the band announced that their fourth LP American Dream would … Continue reading LCD Soundsystem – American Dream Review Can the acclaimed trio of albums become a quartet?
Having performed at Ruby Sessions two weeks ago, Sorcha Richardson, a singer-songwriter who left Dublin for New York at age of 18, returned with a gig to launch the release of her upcoming single ‘Waking Life’. The event, … Continue reading Sorcha Richardson @ The Grand Social Ellen Pentony catches the up and coming singer in Dublin