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Franc Moody pull on the Marigolds

What Disco funk-pop bops Where London Why Despite the intentions of Disco Demolition Night, disco never really went away. The genre’s grooves morphed (...)

Mango X Mathman

All week, in celebration of St Patrick’s Day, our writers and correspondents are bringing you the best of Irish talent in the arts and other fields. T(...)

Julia Jacklin circumnavigates the cliches in reliving a break-up

What: The singer-songwriter’s second album is a soul-crushing triumph Where: Sydney, Australia Why: She doesn’t qualify in the category of “new” tha(...)

Stars of 2018 (from left, top): Saint Sister, Rejjie Snow, Lisa O'Neill, Kojaque. Front row: Grian Chatten of Fontaines DC, Le Galaxie and Wyvern Lingo

The return of garage bands, a rap scene coming of age, increasingly sophisticated electronic music, burgeoning mainstream stars, precise pop. In the p(...)

Electric Picnic: The Prodigy will play this year’s festival. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Prodigy have been added as headliners to the final Electric Picnic line-up which has just been announced. The English electronic dance band, who(...)

Body talk: HappyAlone. Photograph: Nicholas O’Donnell

Who: HappyAlone  What: Ambient trip-pop trio Where: Cork Why: Most bands these days are too self-aware to adopt nicknames or embrace an imaginary(...)

Metropolis, the third indoor winter festival with music/performance/conversation/installation on multiple stages, festival takes place on Saturday and(...)

Carla Mooney gets first go in the  the Red Bull Soundome at Electric Picnic ahead of the festival’s opening on Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

SALTY DOG Friday 02.50-03.00 Salty Dog No-Stars: ‘Exile on Main Street’ 01.35-02.30 Otherkin 24.25-01.15 Booka Brass Band 23.15-24.05 DD Allen 2(...)

Grace Jones on stage in London in 2010. Photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Metropolis, the indoor winter music festival, is back for its second year in the RDS this weekend, with DJ Shadow, whose Endtroducing album turns 20 t(...)

Fairyhouse Easter Festival There will be plenty of racing, music and(...)

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