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SNOW PATROL guitarist Nathan Connolly is bringing his new band Little Matador to the Róisín Dubh this Tuesday at 8pm.
Ruarri Joseph wants to play Athlone, but he needs your help!
Sound+Vision, Ballina’s annual film festival, returns this year celebrate music in film once again. Through a week-long programme of film screenings and other events, Sound+Vision this year celebrates the music of Generation X – the 1990s youth culture phenomenon. When American author Douglas Coupland published his debut novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture in 1991, he was inadvertently labelling the coming decade’s generation of alienated, disaffected young adults. His book sought to capture an ennui which became something of a zeitgeist for the period. This culture of the Generation X ‘slacker’ found a musical voice in the guise of grunge – a musical hybrid inspired by punk rock, heavy metal and indie rock, and characterised by contrasting song dynamics and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.
TONIGHT FLIRT FM, Galway’s student and community radio station, hosts a gig at Monroe’s and tomorrow, on air, it marks National Music Day.
JIMI HENDRIX died after choking on his own vomit; Brian Jones drowned on a summer’s day in 1969; Jim Morrison died of heart failure in Paris; Kurt Cobain put a gun in his mouth and said farewell to life. All were young men - only 27 years of age.
SONIC YOUTH and Nirvana hailed them as one of their favourite bands. They have been a going concern for more than 30 years, and this year they released one of their best albums.
FRESH FROM a series of acclaimed gigs in the US and France, rising County Galway three-piece The Deans are back on home soil for a series of gigs over the festive period.
2011 HAS been a milestone for Julian Lloyd Webber, one of the greatest and most admired cellists of our time. This year saw the birth of Julian and wife Jiaxin Cheng’s daughter Jasmine Orienta; the release of the double-CD collection The Art of Julian Lloyd Webber; and Julian’s 60th birthday.
THEY have been a going concern since 1981 and their fans include Sonic Youth and Nirvana. They are Japanese pop-punk band Shonen Knife and they play Galway next week.
THROUGH THE fusion of dream pop and grunge, and flying a flag for 1990s indie virtues, while pointing new ways forward, Warpaint have reinvigorated alternative rock, and shown that guitar bands should not be the sole preserve of men.