All pictures by Brid O’Donovan (Facebook | Twitter | Instagram) Emmet Condon, organiser of Another Love Story, which took place last weekend at Killyon Manor, Co Meath, was telling me recently that the done thing with a ‘successful’ festival is to expand things, to grow bigger the following year. But ALS isn’t like other festivals. […]


It’s been over four years since Katie Kim released second album Cover & Flood. She’s kept her radio silence for the past year or so, finally breaking it last night to talk to Donal Dineen, filling in for Tom Dunne on his Newstalk show (10pm-midnight). Along with revealing the title of album number three, Salt, […]

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Katie Kim called the crowd that sold out the TDC on Saturday night, March 15, probably the best audience she’d ever had. Barely a word was whispered by the 100 or so people that had crammed into the room for Kim’s first show in the city in a long time. Simply strumming and occasionally finger-picking […]


Lisa Lemur and Plugd Records have teamed up to take on the “annual drink-n-puke fest known as St Patrick’s weekend” and have revealed a tasty weekend lineup that will stop you working on a float for the parade – I was sure I was going to win best float this year and everything! On Friday, […]

COVER&FLOOD by Katie Kim You can stream all 20 tracks on Katie Kim’s new album Cover & Flood on Bandcamp. Kim has created an intimate environment, softly spoken and controlled. Perhaps the best way to experience Cover & Flood is in a dark room, with the curtains drawn and headphones on. It might take a […]

A compilation for charity, One Day: Music Compilation features 16 Irish artists. Some you may have heard before, and plenty you probably haven’t heard yet, it’s safe to say the collection is diverse, ranging from fuzzy guitars (September Girls), acoustic (Katie Kim – amazing live), instrumental (Ten Past Seven) and much more. Granny It’s OK […]