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SOMETIMES THE hype is justified. When The Last Mixed Tape call The Clockworks “a band definitely on the verge of breaking through”, Outcast magazine declared them ”Ireland's next big thing”; and U&I described them as the kind of group “the Irish music scene has been overdue for some time”, it was not talk. It is fact.
THE CLOCKWORKS, one of the most impressive young Galway bands on the scene today, who have released a number of promising singles, play The Cellar this weekend.
THE SEX Pistols and The Clash may get all the glory, The Damned will always have released the first British punk album, but Manchester's Buzzcocks might just have cast a larger, and more longer lasting influence on music.
THE ESSENTIALS of Indie music - a sense of the fey and jangly; an appreciation for DIY punk, but softened by the melodicism of The Beatles and The Smiths; a regard for the slacker ethos; nerdy preoccupations, sometimes ambiguous sexuality; and always a deep strain of melancholy.