Tag: 2013
slow skies

Slow Skies released their second EP Close in May and have been playing sparingly around the country since, including shows at Other Voices in Dingle at the start of December. Here, Karen Sheridan talks about how the past 12 months have been for the three piece and what 2014 might hold in store.

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Sleep Thieves released their debut album Islands in 2012 and for the past few months have been working on its follow-up, You Want The Night, which is out on US label Minty Fresh next year. The first taster, ‘Sparks’, was revealed a few months ago. Below the three piece discuss how their year has gone […]

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Ambiguous Fiddle is Sean Phair and Chris Murphy and they’ve slowly been building their reputation throughout the year, shooting videos for the likes of Fred, Mide Houlihan and Sam Clague, the latter of which I’ve been returning to a lot in recent weeks. After the jump, the pair reveal what they’ve been watching and rewatching […]

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Elastic Sleep announced their arrival in stunning fashion, alongside ‘Anywhere’, a blast of dream-pop and shoegaze that still excites six months on. A slew of gigs has cemented their status as one of the most engaging live bands around, while their cover of ‘You Only Live Twice’ was a wonderfully swirling mix of histrionics. Chris […]

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Bríd O’Donovan is the resident photographer for The Point Of Everything. She’s been shooting gigs and festivals throughout 2013, and below, she tells us about some of her favourite shots of the year. Bríd shoots with a Canon 30D. Her kit includes a Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8, Canon 50mm f/1.8 and a Canon 85mm f/1.8. Bríd […]

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Dublin band Halves released their second album Boa Howl in July to critical acclaim. The years of work, including heading to Gothenburg to record, paid off, as it is a stunning, otherworldly release. Below, Brian Cash discusses how their year has been. They play the Roisin Dubh alongside Bantum and Ghost Maps tonight. You can […]

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Ruairi Bantum is one of the best remixers in the country, as exemplified recently by his stunning reworking of We Cut Corners’ new track, ‘YKK’. Ruairi talks about the remix process below and then after the jump, he lists his favourite remixes of the year. Bantum plays the Roisin Dubh in Galway, tonight as part […]

Come on live long

All through December, we’ll have interviews and features with Irish acts helping us to round up the past year or so. You can see all the interviews so far here. Today’s act is Come On Live Long. The four piece released their brilliant debut album Everything Fall during the summer, following it with some well-received […]

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Over the course of December, we’ll be running a series of interviews with Irish acts reflecting on the past 12 months, how it was for them and for music in general.You can read all the interviews to date here. Crayonsmith is the latest act to be featured. Dublin trio Crayonsmith released their third album Milk […]

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Over the course of December, we’ll be running a series of interviews with Irish acts reflecting on the past 12 months, how it was for them and for music in general. As part of the 2013 round-up there may also be a couple of lists to sink your ears in to as well. Here’s the […]