Search Results for 'Underground culture'

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Time to slow down time

This year I’ve noticed more than ever the impact of the short summer nights, the long summer days, that brightness that nudges you awake at 5am and says, “look at me. See the beauty of the world that you are missing out on by sleeping.” This year more than ever, the weeks and months have flown by; the landmarks by which we stake out the year come and go like town-name signs on a roadway at night, and fly by.

The slow pealing of the bell

I have heard too many funeral bells this winter. I have donned my funeral coat more than I wished to. I have shuffled along funeral lines and proffered my sympathies to trembling hands, damp from the tears dabbed momentarily. I have accepted sympathies too. I have been in the lines and among the lines. I have said goodbye to people I loved and respected. I have hugged colleagues and friends who shake with sadness and shock. I have had the obligatory cup in my hand at wakes, picked at fruit cake baked by the loving hands of saddened neighbours.

St Patrick’s weekend at The Prince Bar

Celebrate our national holiday by soaking up the atmosphere at The Prince Bar & Prince of Wales Hotel, ideally located in Athlone town centre.

A night for female DJs @ Electric

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GASH COLLECTIVE, which provides a platform for female-identifying DJs and producers to create, share, and collaborate together in the field of electronica, is coming to Electric.

New drug and alcohol support services for the Midlands

Two new drug & alcohol prevention and treatment support services for the midlands were officially launched by Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne, in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone on Friday.

A FEAST of psych, prog, indie, and punk

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"IRISH-LANGUAGE psych-rock noise from outer space" is how Donegal band Tuath describe themselves, and Galway will see and hear why when they play the next FEAST gig at the Róisín Dubh.

Otherkin - 'Straight in, no kissing'

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"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".

Album review: Ork Records - the ground zero of indie rock

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HOW TELEVISION ever were considered punk is bewildering, given they loved unleashing epic guitar solos, prided themselves on their technical prowess on the instrument, and thought nothing of stretching songs into 10 and 14 minute territory.

Savages, trumpets, and unisex bands

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THE BLISTERING Ulster punk of Rural Savage, the post-punk energy of Trumpets Of Jericho, and the alternative rock of Fred and Bob are coming to Citóg.

Planet of sound

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Rural Savage - I Fell In A Bog And Saw God (independent)

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