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Lloyd Cole - ageing, electronica, and a Galway show

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HE WALKED in the rain with Jesus, endured a lost weekend in Amsterdam, but today, as allmusic.com has pointed out, he enjoys a status of "one of the most articulate and acute songwriters of the post-punk era".

Rodney Owl - new single, Galway gig

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THE GALWAY singer-songwriter Rodney Owl will launch his new single, 'The Rain On A Wave' with a gig in the Róisín Dubh this Sunday at 8pm.

The Current War - not exactly electrifying

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The Current War - not exactly electrifying

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THIS IS the story of Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and their competition to bring electricity to America. Westinghouse working with Alternating Current and Edison working with Direct Current.

'It’s a way of expressing my gender even more'

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“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth,” reflected Oscar Wilde in his essay, The Critic as Artist. Similarly, David Bowie, in a 1996 interview with The Daily Telegraph, noted: “All through my youth, I would use bravado and device – costume and flamboyant behaviour…That device allows you, in an exaggerated form, to display who you are."

The 'mesmerising' Her Crooked Heart

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IN 2013, after two and a half years of marriage, Rachel Ries found herself touring a record around the world, accompanied by a stack of divorce papers in a pocket of her suitcase. She had taken a leap into the unknown.

Album review: The National

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THERE IS something familiar, and yet altogether different, about The National's eighth studio album. This is due partly to it being a film soundtrack, but mostly it is the presence of numerous female voices within this normally masculine environment.

Gráinne Cotter - new single, Galway gig

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GRÁINNE COTTER, the Clare born, Galway based, multi-instrumentalist and singer, has released her new single, 'Shadows', and will play the Róisín Dubh as part of her current Irish tour.

David Bowie - the alien has landed in the 1980s

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THE WARNING signs were there, though it is only in retrospect we see and recognise them. Having dominated the 1970s as the decade's key artistic innovator and trendsetter, Bowie was prepared to admit that the following decade may not be quite so productive.

State Lights set for Monroe's

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"STYLISTICALLY PERCHED between classic U2 and The Killers, State Lights songs are made for radio." So said Golden Plec about the rising Irish band who are playing Monroe's Live.

 

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