NEW MUSIC: A Burial At Sea – Nice From Afar, Far From Nice

There hasn’t been a lot of heavy music this year that has moved us and it was a refreshing surprise when we came across this track from instrumental Irish group A Burial At Sea. It’s post rock at the metallic end of the spectrum where changes happen in an instant amid the guitar crunch and clever drumming. What makes these guys standout from many other … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: A Burial At Sea – Nice From Afar, Far From Nice

NEW MUSIC: Eoin Dolan – June Hope

The beautiful and ornate, baroque pop music of Eoin Dolan, from Galway, Ireland On the song ‘June Hope‘, Dolan explores some wonderful tones amid a minimal yet lush instrumental backdrop on this recent single from his new EP of the same name. Inspired by early John Lennon solo material, 1960s French pop and vintage calypso compilations, he’s already released three other EPs and three full … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Eoin Dolan – June Hope

NEW MUSIC: Silverbacks – Sirens

Irish rock music has had a strong year – with albums from Fontaines D.C. and The Murder Capital particular standouts. The song ‘Sirens’ by Silverbacks also caught our ear with its Krautrock insistency, chanting vocal and guitars that splinter, chime and spark off into interesting dynamic directions.   Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Silverbacks – Sirens