It’s often said that contemporary music lacks originality. It isn’t a crime for musicians to be influenced by the artists who originally inspired them(...)

Dawn Landes

Delorentos Kavanagh’s, Portlaoise Saturday October 13th 9pm €18 kavanaghsportlaoise.com Set Theatre, KiIkenny Sunday October 14th 8pm €19(...)

Suede  called time on the band  in 2003, only to return in 2010.

Since the early 1990s, when Oasis and Blur were battling it out to be top of the pops and Suede were all androgyne and wiry pop, through to the early (...)

If you’re on the lookout for low-key, lo-fi music, then steer clear of The Blue Hour – Suede take their cinematic songs and put them through a symphon(...)

David Bowie  died on Januray 10th surrounded by family according to his social media accounts.  Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Midway through a stellar six decade career, David Bowie was able to say “I have done just about everything that it’s possible to do”. He wasn’t just t(...)

You always know where you are with this Glasgow composer. Armstrong has earned his corn with soundscapes of distinction for film-makers (Baz L(...)

Where will you be Wednesday, October 16th at midnight? Actually, you may not have any choice in the matter, as we’ve already been told we will be trem(...)

Blurred lines: Damon Albarn of Blur performing at a charity gig in 2012, at the invitation of old Britpop rivals Oasis. Photograph: Ian West/PA

We’ve all seen the picture. A smirking Noel Gallagher, glass of champagne in one hand, the fingers of a ruddy-cheeked Tony Blair in the other. They(...)