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THESE last few weeks I've reviewed new albums by Slowdive, The Charlatans, and The Jesus and Mary Chain, while RIDE's comeback, Weather Diaries, awaits a listen. It all leads me to ask: What year is this?
Radiohead's Thom Yorke said, “This is me and my son's favourite music at the moment” when speaking about Irish noisemakers Girl Band on BBC Radio One just before Christmas. The band will be headlining a show at the Garbo's venue next Friday, April 7. The last few years have been momentous for Girl Band. Their most recent album “Holding Hands With Jamie” on Rough Trade has raised great acclaim from The Guardian, NME, NPR, Vice, and further afield, they have been named as one of the best new bands of 2016 by Stereogum and one of the best rock bands active today by SPIN.
"WE WANT our records to be punchy, lean, and blazing. Straight in, no kissing." So declare Dublin grunge-pop/garage rock band Otherkin who The Independent call "a big mass of energy...who write hugely infectious tracks".
THE ACADEMIC, the Westmeath indie-rock sensation called “one of Ireland’s most exciting new bands” by The Independent, play the Róisín Dubh next week, as part of their December tour of Ireland.
"THEIR MUSIC is folk, pastoral, and dreamy with its pop eyes wide open." This is how Nialler9 has described Saint Sister, the 'atmosfolk' duo of Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty, who play Galway next week.
A CLASSIC blues-rock trio inspired by Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Wille and the Bandits, like their forerunners, enjoying pushing at the boundaries of what blues-rock can actually be.
THE POETS Caitríona O’Reilly, Colin Dardis, and James Anthony, will read at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday September 29 at 6.30pm.
IT TOOK an Englishman to write one of the finest, and most poignant songs, about Irish emigration. That man is Ralph McTell, and that song is 'From Clare To Here', and next month he will mark his special relationship with the country.
THERE ARE two kinds of Galwegians - one lives for the Races, the other cannot be far enough away from the Races. If you are of the latter persuasion, there is only one place to be on Ladies' Day - The Strange Brew Summer Shindig.
"DANCING IN the moonlight, everybody's feeling warm and bright, it's such a fine and natural sight..." Back in 1999 there was no getting away from Toploader's cover of the King Harvest song, which went on to eclipse the original.