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The ‘indietronic’ Mineral

“THE MINERAL album is really beautiful... it reminds of Screamadelica.” So said Alan McGee whose Creation label released the Primal Scream classic in 1991.

Ex-Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll on life inside Britpop

IN THE early 1990s boy band and girl band acts dominated the British and Irish charts. Take That, The Spice Girls, East 17, and Boyzone sold millions of singles and were constantly on television.

NUIG grab first win of season

Despite being forced to play two games in two days, NUIG put in an impressive performance at Drom on Sunday morning to pick up much needed league points.

The Special One of indie music returns with new album and tour

WHEN BELFAST songwriter Peter Wilson adopted the name Duke Special some years ago it led to a transformation that truly set him apart. With his long dreadlocks, dark eyeliner, and lovelorn songs, he became the pied piper of the Irish indie music scene.

Get your rocks off at Primal Scream

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PRIMAL SCREAM guitarist Andrew Innes is ready for Galway. “When you get on stage you realise it’s all worth it,” he says. “When people are cheering you on it’s hard to beat that and you think, ‘It’s great to be in a band’.”

Former Oasis guitarist Bonehead to play The Crane

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IN THE mid-1990s rock was in a perilous state as manufactured groups Take That, The Spice Girls, and Boyzone dominated the charts but a group of Mancunians called Oasis were about to bring guitar-based music back.

Unconvincing win for Devon

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Goals from two seasoned campaigners saw Salthill Devon progress to the third round of the Umbro FAI Junior Cup on Saturday afternoon in Renmore, although they made hard work of seeing off a game but limited home side.

Athenry click into gear in Drom

Cathal Fahy’s steady return to the Athenry stronghold continued with the third goal in club’s 3-0 Premier League win against Salthill Devon on a blustering and bitter morning in Drom.

FAI Junior Cup joy for Devon

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Salthill Devon gave their best indication yet that their scratchy season start may be well and truly behind them as they emphatically thumped first division outfit Colemanstown United 5-1 to move into the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup yesterday.


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