Criticism

No Movement Without Rhythm No Movement Without Rhythm Jack Talty Rian is a collaboration between the musician Liam Ó Maonlaí and the choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan. For Jack Talty at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, the lines between music and dance began to disappear.
I Wanna Riot of My Own I Wanna Riot of My Own Peter Rosser A new collection of essays suggests that Punk is best described as a cultural movement that doesn't move: it is a moment, a punctuation mark, an animal urge, occurring without unity of purpose or logic.
Laptops, Activated Laptops, Activated Anna Murray The Dublin Laptop Orchestra crouched, bent, stretched, circled and swooped, making each piece as much a work of performance art as music. Here, Anna Murray found the physicality and energy of acoustic music translated to electronic performance.
Golden Syrup Golden Syrup Anna Murray The barriers between electronica and rock are being dismantled in Irish music, writes Anna Murray. Patrick Kelleher's new album is part of this, and yet at odds with its contemporaries.
Jennifer Walshe Jennifer Walshe Michael Quinn XXX­_Live_Nude_Girls!!!, Mere Recordings (Mere002)
Liam Kelly – Sweetwood Liam Kelly – Sweetwood Adrian Scahill Liam Kelly – Sweetwood (Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD 179)
Live Reviews: Dublin Electronic Arts Festival Live Reviews: Dublin Electronic Arts Festival Rob Casey Various venues, Dublin23–26 October 2008Electronic noise: either you view it as an irritating addendum to the intended functions of analogue technologies, or you take your lead from today’s sound artists and technophiles and celebrate it as equal...
Live Reviews: Stephen Garner's Hallelujah Live Reviews: Stephen Garner's Hallelujah Ian Wilson RTÉ National Symphony orchestra, Gerhard Markson (conductor) NCH, Dublin, 31 October 2008Stephen Gardner is fifty this year, which is an anniversary worth celebrating, and RTÉ sensibly commissioned a substantial orchestral work to mark the occasion....
Live Reviews: For You, Only You Live Reviews: For You, Only You Ian Wilson Alamire, Mikhail KarikisVarious venues, Sligo 1–2 November 2008For you, only you is a music project conceived by British artist Sonia Boyce. It lasts about forty-five minutes and was performed over two days in three different venues around Sligo...

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