In Conversation with The Clockworks

Irish Interest Indeed: Damian Greaney, James McGregor and Sean Connelly (L-R).

As their name would seem to suggest, The Clockworks are a punctual bunch. They greet me outside the door of the Temple Café, clad in all black as is necessary for a trio of aspiring rockers. The Temple Café, which is across from Charlie Byrne’s bookshop, is a social venture – that means it is […]

#FreeKesha: An update on the singer’s story

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The ongoing legal battle between singer Kesha and music producer Dr. Luke gained worldwide attention on 22 February when Kesha was denied an injunction to terminate her contract with said producer Luke Gottwald, and Sony, amid claims of sexual, emotional, verbal, and physical abuse.

The Sandy Rats Announce Debut EP Launch.


The Sandy Rats are a Galway-based band made up of Dylan Cassidy (rhythm guitar/vocals), John MacNamara (bass/vocals), Shane Rushe (lead guitar) and Peter Conneely (drums).

Sin Meets Vann Music.


Vann Music are an Irish electro-pop band who have been making quite a name for themselves in the past year.

McCartney brings a little extra magic to Kanye’s new tunes.


“This Paul McCartney guy is gonna be HUGE after this song”.

Rising Galway band featured in Mexican movie documentary.


A young band based in Moylough, County Galway have had a particularly exciting start to their new year.

Irish Electronic Music In 2015


Over the past few years more and more musicians have been trading in guitars and delving further into the world of synths, samples, drum machines and vocoders.

Citog Roisin Dubh: 21/1/15


Citog is arguably the best free night Galway has to offer. It brings an eclectic array of indie, punk, folk, rock, diva rock and everything else in between to audiences three out of four Wednesdays of the month.

Sin’s Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015

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A new year brings new albums, and Sin takes a look through the year’s most anticipated releases.

Five Irish Bands To Watch In 2015


NUI Galway, as the observant among you may have noticed, is based in Ireland.