Justin Vernon

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Who ever could have predicted that a heartbroken twentysomething with an acoustic guitar, rudimentary recording equipment and access to his dad’s log (...)

It begins with the sound of an infinite void. Press play on The Antlers’ third album Hospice and all that will greet you is a cold, unsettling silence(...)

This is the last New Artist of the Week column so, with that in mind, I wanted to tip the hat to some newer Irish acts I’ve been keeping an ear on. Co(...)

Emma Langford: Anais Mitchell’s Hadestown taught me a lot about the craft of storytelling. Photograph: Ger O’Donnell 

I remember my dad driving me home late at night in 2015, before my career had really kicked off. We were listening to Carl Corcoran’s Blue of the Nigh(...)

Justin Vernon is a fascinating figure. The multi-instrumentalist and singer has applied his Midas touch at everything from fronting Bon Iver to b(...)

Bryce and Aaron Dessner performs at The Everyman in Cork, Ireland, 2017. Photograph: Kieran Frost/Redferns

Aaron and Bryce Dessner could certainly be said to be living the dream. As twin brothers and band members of the popular Cincinnati rock band The Nati(...)

The Murder Capital: could make a killing. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Ireland’s best new rock band? Where: Dublin Why: The only song made public to date from this fledgling five-piece from Dublin is a live session (...)

Capital sounds: Fontaines D.C. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Local rock’n’rollers Where: Dublin Why: Rock’n’roll is an established genre with a rich history, so a band coming to the genre these days can (...)

IDER: pastoral and pop

What: Come together in sweet harmony Where: UK Why: The London-based duo of Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville have steadily grown their reputation wi(...)

FRIDAY, 15TH SEPTEMBER Bon Iver Opera House, Cork, 8pm, €40 (sold out), corkoperahouse.ie Returning to Ireland a few short months after his Forbidde(...)

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