Blog posts by year and month February 2012

Posts (6)

  1. Hello! Phily Taggart back on the blog with my monthly installment of That New Band Smell. The aroma of fresh bands has been overwhelming in my absent weeks, so much so, I had over ten artists shortlisted for this three band feature. No doubt this weeks forgotten dame's will be next weeks Belle's...

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  2. Aficionado of everything from sludge doom, indie-pop and seventies Aerosmith, local music journo Brian Coney hokes out the best off-the-radar and unsigned Irish music. Nothing is out of bounds but this week sees the best of Dublin twee-pop, West Coast lo-fi fuzz and Belfast-based prog grunge. ...

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  3. We've decided to don our studded gauntlets and metal it up a bit on the New Band Smell this week so Carrie Davenport is here bringing you the newest loud angry riff makers to get you moshing along to lyrics your granny wouldn't approve of! ***************************************** Ilenkus ...

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  4. ATL gave the very first play of a demo of 'Local Superhero' in April 2008. Now almost four years later, it's just made it onto MTV Rocks, Kerrang TV and BBC Big Screens UK wide. The good folk at ATL asked us to share a bit about making the DIY video and how we got it onto MTV with no label, mana...

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  5. In advance of Daniel Johnston's show in the Empire Music Hall, Belfast on April 4th, we wanted to find out just exactly why the singer provokes such reverence amongst music afficianados. Francis Jones tells us why the Texan is an inspiration for many. Often, when musicians talk about their str...

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  6. Good day to you, keen explorers of sound. It's Phily Taggart here, armed with a bodacious bunch of fledgling bands for your consideration this week. Ok, so enough with the formalities, we all know what we have to do, lets jump in both feet first. Welcome to 'That New Band Smell'. ***********...

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