Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live

Mark Geary will play at Monroe' Live on Friday 25 July as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. Photo: Sioux Nesi

The Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) is well underway, with big acts such as The National and Imelda May having already performed in the Festival Big Top, and several other artists preparing to wow Galway City in the coming week.

Review: My Grandma’s Basement

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On June 11th 2013, Jarren Benton emerged from his grandma’s basement siphoning the flare of Eminem, the smooth seductive tone change of Big L and the lyrical mischief of Jedi Mind Tricks. Benton’s variations of jarring lyrics and shocking imagery express graphic and vivid content that are most pertinent to a shock and awe campaign [...]

Music Veterans and Newcomers Alike Reap at 2014 Grammy Awards

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Sunday night’s 56th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles – the U.S.A.’s biggest night for the music world – was a celebration of music and dance under the motto of ‘Love and Acceptance’. Old stars and a few newcomers were honoured and a surprise mass wedding took place during the ceremony presented by Cyndi [...]

IMRO Announces Awards Shortlist

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The Irish Music Rights Organisation, or IMRO have just announced the shortlist for their annual awards. “IMRO is a national organisation that administers the performing right in copyright music in Ireland on behalf of its members (who are songwriters, composers and music publishers) and on behalf of the songwriters, composers and music publishers of the [...]

Review: The Minutes in Monroe’s

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The Minutes played a smashing gig in Monroe’s recently and Sin’s Gerard Francis Timothy was there. Here’s his review of the night…

Review: Reflektor

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Arcade Fire have been causing quite a stir with their recent album Reflektor. Tom Murray reviews it for Sin…

iRocks Battle of the Bands at Galway’s Monroe’s Live

iRadio’s Louise Clark with wild card Steve Curran from Take the Stand

iRocks battle of bands is back in town with an exciting line up set to battle it out in Monroe’s Live. Lisa Penski has more…

Hozier who?

Hozier's series of Dublin gigs this winter has already sold out

Upcoming Irish artist, Hozier has taken the word by storm, but who is he really, and what is he all about? Sin’s Kristina Reynolds tell us more…

Hot Press announce Jagermeister Freezer Sessions

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For anyone looking for free gigs this winter, Hot Press released this year’s line-up for the Jagermeister Freezer Sessions. Lisa Penski has more…

Halloween Music Playlist

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a much loved, Halloween classic

Halloween is upon us. That spook-tacular time of year when we unleash our inner demons, our inner child or our inner slut, whichever you prefer. Shannon McHugh gives us the ultimate Halloween music playlist…