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Half Forward Line - Galway 'supergroup' launch debut album

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HAVE SO Cow been brought to the slaughter house to allow Half Forward Line take to the pitch? It remains an open question since band leader Brian Kelly's said this new endeavour "was to write a set of new songs as quickly as possible and perform them as soon as possible".

Modern jazz at The Linenhall

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Top British jazz supergroup Dinosaur weave their musical magic at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 23, at 8pm as part of a Music Network tour. Following boldly in the footsteps of the likes of Polar Bear and Phronesis, Dinosaur skilfully weaves electric-jazz, Celtic folk melodies, and North African drumming styles into a sound reminiscent of late-1960s Miles Davis.

Album review: The Wedding Present

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A SLOW, atmospheric, post-rock instrumental is not what a seasoned Wedding Present listener expects to hear, nor a stately and majestic track built around a worldless choir of male and female vocals, nor a sublime movement for string quartet and piano.

'I can only write about immediate horror, like pulling a muscle in your back'

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SO COW'S last album found him pondering the effect of his thirties, both personal and social, on his life, but his latest opus is full blown self consciousness about middle age, social anxiety, and backaches.

Kíla to play Monroe's Live

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KÍLA, the Irish trad and world music fusion masters, make a welcome return to Galway to play Monroe’s Live on Monday December 28 at 10pm.

The Waterboys - in concert in Salthill this Thursday

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"PEOPLE SHOULD expect the unexpected from The Waterboys,” band leader Mike Scott declared recently. However as Stewart Lee recently noted at his comedy festival gig, the band can be expected to play 'Whole Of The Moon' as an encore.

Album review: Eternal Summers

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ALMOST AS soon as the 1990s hit the '20 years ago' mark, a generation of young bands, many barely old enough to remember the decade, delved headlong into exploring the indie-rock sounds of that time, in the process reviving many of the styles of that era.

Race The Flux to open Citóg September gigs

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RACE THE Flux, the Galway indie/alternative quartet, who GoldenPlec have described as being as if "Queens Of The Stone Age collaborated with ASIWYFA", and who won critical acclaim for their Olympians EP earlier this year, will kick off the Citóg nights in the Róísín Dubh.

 

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