Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge In the history of recorded music, there have been only a handful of musical groups which have managed to transcend time, genre, and culture…and Sister Sledge is indisputably one of these. As the pages of the Chicago Tribune have asserted, Sister...
Leftfield [DJ Set]

Leftfield [DJ Set]

LEFTFIELD DJ SET Leftfield have been at the cutting edge of dance music since the 1990s, releasing albums that have become some of the most influential electronic records of all time with their debut LP Leftism being widely regarded as one of the most boundary-pushing...
King Kong Company

King Kong Company

KING KONG COMPANY King Kong Company are a band with “21st century swagger” (Irish Times), whose “live shows are events, built from sweat soaked late-night electronic buzz and rumble” (Last Mixed Tape) and who were recently crowned the Best Irish Live Act (2016 Pure M...
Stanton Warriors

Stanton Warriors

Stanton Warriors Since bursting onto the scene with their multi award-winning compilation “The Stanton Sessions” back in 2001, the Stanton Warriors’ irresistible and inimitable sound has consistently remained the soundtrack to some of the world’s biggest and best...
JFB

JFB

JFB “JFB is the thinking man’s Grandmaster Flash” – Fatboy Slim In recent years the art of turntablism has spun off into a myriad of new directions. Few artists have been at the forefront of these fresh developments more prominently than Brighton’s JFB. A scratch DJ...
WBBL

WBBL

WBBL “The best DJ set of the whole mother f***ing summer” Chris Tofu – Shangri-La, Glastonbury Festival Some say he was brought up on a diet of misunderstood Flamenco music, Speed Garage and Jazz double-bass lines, others say he is the first true star to come from the...
Ghetto Funk Allstars

Ghetto Funk Allstars

Ghetto Funk Allstars Ghetto Funk started life as a blog launched in late 2009, for people who were making and playing mid-tempo party breaks. It was a hub for people to find new music and artists. Then in 2010, they started a label under the same name, to release the...
Kila

Kila

KILA Kíla were formed in Dublin Gaelic secondary school Coláiste Eoin and are considered one of Ireland’s most innovative and exciting bands. Their unique and ever evolving sound, while rooted in tradition, is inspired by a myriad of musical influences worldwide....
General Levy

General Levy

General Levy General Levy is a true veteran of the UK urban music scene. Born Paul Levy in Central Middlesex Hospital NW10 London England in 1971, Levy grew up in the vibrant Harlesden and Wembley area for most of his early years, surrounded by different West Indian,...
Mungo’s Hi Fi

Mungo’s Hi Fi

Mungo's Hi Fi Mungo’s Hi Fi are a Glasgow-based sound system and production unit who pull off that rare trick of making reggae/dancehall that is original and of quality. Mungo’s was the brainchild of two likeminded dance DJs at the turn of the millennium,...
Altern 8

Altern 8

Altern 8 “Altern 8 occupy a unique position in dance music history…” Moby, Los Angeles, 2016 It all started back in 1988, when Mark Archer cut his teeth with Rhythm Mode D then moving on to form Bizarre Inc. in 1989 Although, he didn’t stick around long with the band,...
The Eskies

The Eskies

The Eskies Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen’s clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality. Purveyors of music that meanders from sea soaked waltz to Italian...
The Latchikos

The Latchikos

The Latchikos Originators of Gyp-Hop (Gaelic gypsy hip-hop!), Aindrias and his band, The Latchikós, deliver a sound heavy with wild fiddle playing, driving Gaelic beats and comical lyrics, combined to give new sound in the colourful tapestry of World music. “A...
Cian Finn

Cian Finn

Radikal Guru ft Cian Finn Irish Reggae artist Cian Finn is set to release one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of the year. Blending the vintage with the contemporary, the Irish with the Jamaican, ‘This Applies’ is guaranteed to be one of the most exciting and...
The Carny Villains

The Carny Villains

The Carny Villains THE CARNY VILLAINS, are a six piece theatrical band from Bristol, known for their raucous blend of stomping swing, ska and Balkan-style folk played with the riotous energy of punk rock. Their enigmatic and animated live shows remain unrivalled for...
Worries Outernational

Worries Outernational

Worries Outernational One of the leading soundsystems pushing reggae and dancehall music in Ireland, entertaining crowds at home and beyond since 2003. Well known for their long standing Saturday club ‘Reggae Fever’ as well as ‘Dancehall Styles’ formerly held in the...
Eva Lazarus

Eva Lazarus

Eva Lazarus Big voice, big bass and big hair is what Singer/MC Eva Lazarus is all about. Her musical flavours span across genres from Reggae to Hip Hop, DnB to Jungle and beyond! Eva Lazarus tirelessly smashed through festival season, including Glastonbury, main stage...
Cula Bula 2018

Cula Bula 2018

Cula Bula Cúla Búla are a rag tag band of 5 trad vagabonds, playing a melter skelter mix of trad, punk, funk, blues, rock and disco with a psychedelic, wesht-Ireland flair. Hailing out of Galway this quintet of crusading vagrants have been rocking around Ireland  and...
Vinyl Below

Vinyl Below

Vinyl Below VINYL BELOW started out in late 2014 with the intention of shaking up the house music scene in Cork City, to which immediately made an impact. Their rise in popularity saw them locking down a monthly residency in The Sextant, now in its third year, where...
Strange Weather

Strange Weather

Strange Weather Strange Weather are a four-piece band from Kenmare, Co. Kerry. They play a fusion of folk, blues, prog, reggae, jazz and trad. Featuring guitars, keys, synth, harp & vocals, they blend influences such as Kate Bush, Bon Iver, Rory Gallagher &...
Cook Out Takeover

Cook Out Takeover

Cook Out Takeover COOK OUT RESIDENTS:   Big Daddy Can Spanning a myriad of genres and blurring lines on dance floors Big Daddy Can presents a weekly radio show on UCC98.3 “The Birds & The Beats is an encompassing selection of all elements of electronic...
Mamukko Hi-Fi

Mamukko Hi-Fi

Mamukko Hi-Fi Mamukko Hi – Fi is the duo of DJ Fake Rolex & Flipside Selekta. Kinsale’s finest world & reggae selectors & DJs are returning to Townlands for the 4th time. The Hungarian brothers have been residents @ Riddim Shack for the last three years...
Rob Walsh & The Panik Attaks

Rob Walsh & The Panik Attaks

Rob Walsh & The Panik Attaks Rob l (Cold comfort) Mick Pryo ( Republic of loose) Griffo ( New Secret Weapon) Trevor Keogh ( New Secret Weapon) The Panic attacks have been lighting up stages around the country since their debut gig last year at at The Salty Dog. With a...
Deep Blue

Deep Blue

Deep Blue For well over 3 years now, Deep Blue have been throwing some of Cork’s most memorable parties from big room clubs to castle raves while hosting some of the biggest names in the business including Richy Ahmed, Ejeca, Dense and Pika, Denis Sulta, Josh...
D.I.E.

D.I.E.

D.I.E. It’s More Than Just A Night. It’s The Day Before, The Morning After, The Prospect Of What’s To Come Or The Recollections Of What Has Been. It Isn’t Just About Banging Choons, Raw Talent, Sweat Boxes, Decks And Guitars. It’s Not All...
Big Daddy Can

Big Daddy Can

Big Daddy Can Big Daddy Can is a Cork based DJ spreading the message of aural delights. Spanning a myriad of genres and blurring lines on dance floors Big Daddy Can presents a weekly radio show on UCC98.3 “The Birds & The Beats is an encompassing selection...
Radikal Guru

Radikal Guru

Radikal Guru One of the brightest lights of the roots-influenced underground community, Poland born Mateusz Miller has pioneered a compelling and unique fusion of sounds that encompass dub, reggae and dubstep under his Radikal Guru moniker. Inspired by an appreciation...
Kettama

Kettama

Kettama KETTAMA has quickly become one of the Ireland’s leading lights when it comes to house music. Viral fame came via his catchy hit ‘3am’ which was featured on YouTube channel Moskalus and then later in his Four Four premiered, Wu-Tang clan sampled track,...
Four Four Takeover

Four Four Takeover

Four Four Takeover Starting in April 2016 with the intention of being the go-to place in Ireland for electronic music news and club culture with specialist skills in opinion pieces, breaking news and podcasts; Four/Four has already amassed a large and loyal readership...
Skirmish Takeover

Skirmish Takeover

Skirmish Takeover Skirmish is run by long time friends Shiv and Ken and is dedicated to spreading the word of quality underground electronic music. Bonding over a shared obsession with music, ranting about it on the radio and DJing, they started Skirmish in 2010 to...
Order of the Mess

Order of the Mess

Order of the Mess ORDEROFTHEMESS is a Cork (Ireland) Rock Stoner power duo band, which was formed in 2013, after Alex Vinci (The Last Vinci/No Conventional Sound) and Max Calo’ (Minerva) had first met. Both came from different musical backgrounds, who wanted more...
Pogueology

Pogueology

Pogueology Pogueology came together in 2015 with a view to recreating the energy, mayhem and sheer party atmosphere of A Pogues live gig. The seven-piece Laois based band consist of some of the finest musicians in the area who all share a love of the music of the...
Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Katie Kim Mood is central to the expansive musical landscape of Katie Kim. Darkened corners, icy atmospheres and hypnotic knife edge soundscapes. Piano chords stretch to infinity, silence is employed as devastating punctuation, while the voice, in its salience is all...
Kelly-Anne Byrne

Kelly-Anne Byrne

Kelly-Anne Byrne Kelly-Anne Byrne has been djing on Dublin’s bar/club scene for the last 12 years, playing in Mother, Solas, Bar Tengu, Bagot’s Hutton & The Twisted Pepper. In recent years Kelly-Anne Byrne has earned a reputation as one of the finest...
Solo Banton

Solo Banton

Solo Banton After a long career in the reggae music business as a top sound-man and producer, Solo Banton began as a recording artist relatively recently after linking with Kris Kemist of Reality Shock. Kemist persuaded him to jump in the booth & record a track...
Subweight

Subweight

Subweight Subweight is a Dublin soundsystem night founded in November 2015. It’s focus is on showcasing the various local soundsystems around Ireland and packing them into intimate venues. Having hosted acts such as Cessman, Ras Tinny, Spetz and another handful of...
Gerald Ahern

Gerald Ahern

Gerald Ahern Gerald Ahern is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter from Cork City. He has been developing his skill in his art since the age of 10 when he began his musicianship. At this early age Gerald joined country music group The Wee Amigos who toured England, Ireland...
Icarus

Icarus

Icarus From the outlandish high energy vibe of their FFRR debut ‘Ride This Train’ to the ethereal ‘Home’ and the nocturnal cinematic scope of ‘October’, ICARUS have proven to be impossible to second guess. In the space of fewer than a dozen tracks, the Bristolian...
Kyle Meehan

Kyle Meehan

Kyle Meehan Kyle Meehan burst onto the international Dance music scene initially with remixes of some of the biggest global artists, winning the attention of house music fans worldwide. The prominent producer has since gone on to have viral hits with his original...
RíRá

RíRá

RíRá Ireland’s premier emcee RíRá is a wordsmith with a career spanning three decades. Former frontman of Scary Éire – the pioneers of Irish hip hop – RíRá is often referred to as the godfather of rap in Ireland. Uncompromising and fearless, rapping in his Tullamore...
Laurie Shaw

Laurie Shaw

Laurie Shaw Laurie Shaw is a Cork based musician, originally hailing from the Wirral, UK. He has recorded and released over 70 albums, all written and recorded in his bedroom studio. Though these albums have a predominant foot in rock’n’roll he also...
Torcán

Torcán

Torcán Torcán is a new-style Trad band from Ireland led by Jason Turk, a three-time medalist at the prestigious All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil. Joined by Robin Turk, Seán Murphy, and Brian Leach from Co. Cork, these veteran multi-instrumentalist create an energetic and...
One Horse Pony

One Horse Pony

One Horse Pony One Horse Pony have already played with and received plaudits from legends like Blind Boys of Alabama (“we thought we were at church!”) and in a short space of time have racked up festival appearances at Electric Picnic, Guinness Cork Jazz Festival,...
Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers

Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers

Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers In 1999, four people came together as Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers because of their love of the energy, message and fun of ska music. Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers are (now complete with brass section) a nine piece...
Colonial FX

Colonial FX

Colonial FX Colonial FX is the Dub related alias of Irish producer/DJ Oisin Daly. After embracing sound system culture in Galway, Ireland Daly became obsessed with creating and playing bass heavy dub riddims and introducing the sound to his new hometown of Savannah,...