The Rise of Indie Rock
A new biography of Yo La Tengo by Jessie Jarnow parallels the band's evolution with the emergence of indie rock over the past thirty years. In a recent Pitchfork interview, Jarnow discusses the... Read More
Dublin Love:Live Music Day Events on Film
Music Network have produced a video with a selection of the free music events that took place across Dublin on love:live music day on 21 June, including performances from the National Youth... Read More
New Fiona Apple Album
After an absence of seven years Fiona Apple returns this week with her latest album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever... Read More
Première Of Linda Buckley's Cosán de Solas Gealaí Buí
The première of Linda Buckley's new work Cosán de Solas Gealaí Buí (a commission by RTÉ Lyric FM) took place at the Lá Ceoil Love:Live Music event in Meeting House Square last week, and can... Read More
Bloom On Bloomsday
Filmed and edited by Mia Mullarkeyhis was shot on the Luka Bloom's Bloom's Day Ride, in Dublin on Saturday June 16th. The track, 'Dignity and Backbone' is from Bloom's new album This New Morning.
Hard Working Class Heroes Celebrates 10 Years
Hard Working Class Heroes is celebrating its tenth festival this year. Here's a video of some of the festival's biggest talking heads from its nine years of live music, including artists,... Read More
Bang On A Can Marathon
Steve Smith reviews what sounds like a wonderful event in honour of new music organisation Bang on a Can's twenty-fifth anniversary season: That breadth seemed even more impressive, given that this... Read More
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
Existing as a desktop and iOS app, Quiztones is an ear-training application that tests your knowledge of audio frequency. Using the software's tones, frequency-altered noise and loops, audiophiles... Read More
Crash at the Traffic Control Centre
A video from the Contemporary Music Centre's love:live music day 'Live At Your Place' project, where members of the Crash Ensemble performed new works at the Traffic Control Centre in Dublin. This... Read More
New Academic Book Reviews
Four new book reviews have just been published in the Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, covering books on Hans Keller, William Lawes, Eduard Hanslick and a volume on sacred music... Read More