In Conversation | Naoise Roo

There's a spiky gothic charm about Naoise Roo. The Dublin native stalks similar shadows to those of Nick Cave, Neko Case et al, though she rises above soundalike status thanks to a voice that simultaneously manages to allay and excite. Her…

Review: Mourn – Mourn

Mourn Mourn MOURN they call themselves, and mourn they do. Imagine if you could reconnect with the angst of your 15-year-old self, and now imagine that self had a strong vocal range and a solid sense of timing. What would that self sound…

Kishi Bashi Live | review

Intimate, heart-warming, and wholly charming, Kishi Bashi was absolutely gorgeous at Whelan’s on Saturday night. The support act came in the form of the NYC cosmic one man banjo experience Tall Tall Trees, before the evening evolved into a…

Kishi Bashi Interview

Andrea Cleary had a few questions for the talented multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi before his upcoming debut Irish show in Whelan's, Dublin on 11th October 2014 Kishi Bashi interview: Is this your first gig in Ireland? What do you plan…

Electric Picnic 2014 | 14 | Foals

It’s been almost a year and a half since Holy Fire was released but Foals are still on the tip of the industry’s tongue. Having released three impressive UK top ten studio albums since their formation, their sound has established a unique…