The Wood Burning Savages

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 The Wood Burning Savages - Whelan’s Upstairs Dublin 7.30pm €12 whelanslive.com - Derry band The Wood Burning Savages (...)

Snail Mail: “Avril Lavigne got me into music … into alternative music.” Photograph: Michael Lavine

Ellicott City, Maryland, has a hard-won reputation as the US’s most haunted town. At night a “demon truck” is rumoured to prowl the highways, like a g(...)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever is such a deceptively complicated name I thought I’d need to get it tattooed on to my skin to avoid jumbling the order(...)

(From left) Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, Thandie Newton and Jake Shears join Graham Norton on BBC One on Friday. Photograph: PA

The Late Late Show RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm The Late Late Show will reveal the results of a nationwide referendum exit poll live on air. The result o(...)

David Bowie performs on stage during The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium in London, April 20th, 1992. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The organisers of Record Store Day have announced the exclusive vinyl releases for this year’s celebration of independent record shops. The list fea(...)

Rusangano Family

RUSANGANO FAMILY Tea in a Pot Escape Artist Records ★★★ “I’m not from the streets,” Rusangano Family’s MuRli concedes, somewhat unnecessarily, at the(...)

You may not be able to tell from the style of music that their band peddles, but Bryce and Aaron Dessner were teenage Deadheads. The guitarists (...)

Kendrick Lamar at  Roskilde Festival in Denmark. The rapper will headline this year’s Longitude festival in Marlay Park, Dublin. File photograph: Simon Laessoee/Scanpix Denmark/Reuters

Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and The National are among the first acts announced for this year’s Longitude festival. The festival will return to Marla(...)

Taylor Swift performs during her ‘1989’ World Tour in Sydney last month. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty

California hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar led the Grammy nominations on Monday, scoring 11 nods including album of the year for “To Pimp a Butterfly.”(...)

While other young musicians pour their most profound thoughts on to their lyric sheet, Courtney Barnett finds the tedium of modern life more i(...)

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