Tag: Girls names
girls names

As the title of this post might suggest, I’m quite the fan of Belfast/Dublin band Girls Names. They ply a relatively well-worn route, that early 1980s doom-laden pop path. But they leave a trail behind that proves so infectious that you want to walk up and down the path again and again. Though it took […]

Girls names the next life

Girls Names released their next-level album The New Life in February, winning praise from all corners. Now the Belfast four piece are planning a remix EP, entitled The Next Life. ‘Projektions’ is the first taster of what to expect from the EP. It’s in the safe hands of Factory Floor’s Gabe Gurnsey, who has stripped […]

Castlepalooza is the last music festival to reveal its lineup I think. It’s held in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly, on the August bank holiday weekend, August 2-4. That’s the same weekend as Oxegen and Cork’s Indiependence so it’ll be a battle between the three for punters. This is the seventh year of the festival, […]

Dazed yesterday premiered the second album from Girls Names, the Belfast band who have a tough job on their hands trying to better their debut, Dead To Me. On first impressions, they just might. There’s also an interview with singer Cathal Cully, one of those annoying Q&As probably done over email. Stupid questions include: ‘What’s […]

Twelve Irish bands have been selected to play SXSW next March, many of whom have featured on this blog over the past few years. They are: Declan O‚ÄôRourke, Delorentos, Girls Names, Kid Karate, Kodaline, Kool Thing, Little Green Cars, Psycatron, Reid, Sea Pinks, So Cow and Squarehead. After the jump you can listen to songs, […]