Bell X1 performing on stage in Derry last night. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Outside on Great James Street in Derry, the rain is lashing. Inside The Glassworks venue last night Foy Vance is pouring his heart out with equivalent(...)


It’s nearly time to rumble with the Hard Working Class Heroes again. What began as a low-key, very underground showcase event with an unwieldy name in(...)

Seeing as we produce musical acts here in Ireland with the same pace and fervour that Apple knock out new iPhones, how does one keep up with who’s (...)

Danielle Haim of Haim

The summer of 2013 was a season of stellar musical highs from David Byrne and St Vincent at the Electric Picnic to Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour to C(...)

Newfound Sounds for July
  • Music
  • June 28, 2013, 12:02

It’s the last Friday of the month – so it’s time to catch up on some of the best new releases from Irish acts, and Newfound Sounds is here to help. – (...)

Harte and Soul

For a former showbiz kid, Leanne Harte is surprisingly level-headed. Okay, okay – “showbiz kid” is overstating the case a tad – but it’s not every mus(...)