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Éiríocht festival offers Londoners a radical St Patrick’s Day alternative

by Editor | 27th February 2018

Whether in Dublin or Durban, Munster or Mumbai, St Patrick’s Day is a by-word for raucous celebration. Yet wherever you are in the world, there’s always a risk that the craic may quickly descend into Guinness-fuelled cliché. Anyone who’s ever been cornered in an ex-pat pub by a Leprechaun-hatted drunkard whose great-great-Grandfather hailed from Cork, […]

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Dublin’s Forrests tell us how they developed their ‘Polydrug’ EP

by Editor | 26th January 2018

At the tail end of last year Dublin duo Forrests released Polydrug, a densely layered EP that offered a widescreen progression on the psychedelic electronics of their previous release Organs. Specialising in the sort of distorted yet uplifting drones that Fuck Buttons were once famed for, Polydrug is a gorgeous collection of music that glistens […]

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Rusangano Family

by Editor | 3rd October 2017

Limerick’s Rusangano Family are a tightly knit crew. Made up of Zimbabwean MC God Knows, Ennis-born producer mynameisjOhn and MuRli, a poet and MC of Togolese descent, the trio have been broadening perceptions of Irish hip-hop since arriving on the scene a few years ago. Having built their reputation with a handful of self-releases and […]

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At the tail end of last year Dublin duo Forrests released Polydrug, a densely layered EP that offered a widescreen progression on the psychedelic electronics of their previous release Organs. Specialising in the sort of distorted yet uplifting drones that …

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Rusangano Family

by Editor | 3rd October 2017

Limerick’s Rusangano Family are a tightly knit crew. Made up of Zimbabwean MC God Knows, Ennis-born producer mynameisjOhn and MuRli, a poet and MC of Togolese descent, the trio have been broadening perceptions of Irish hip-hop since arriving on the scene a few years ago. Having built their reputation with a handful of self-releases and […]

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Éiríocht festival offers Londoners a radical St Patrick’s Day alternative

by Editor | 27th February 2018

Whether in Dublin or Durban, Munster or Mumbai, St Patrick’s Day is a by-word for raucous celebration. Yet wherever you are in the world, there’s always a risk that the craic may quickly descend into Guinness-fuelled cliché. Anyone who’s ever …

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