No Monster Club – lost somewhere in the backwoods What you may need to know… 01. Bobby and the lads are off in Amerikay at present, pressing the flesh and raking up road miles to support their current 7″ record, Where Did You Get That Milkshake?. 02. It’s somehow the Dublin lo-fi lads’ debut 7″ […]

No Monster Club – Drinking at the Doldrums What you may need to know… 1. Dublin lo-fi pop project and long-term ‘sheet favourite No Monster Club returns with a new single from last year’s I Feel Magic album. 2. The labour of love of Popical Island’s Bobby Aherne, NMC have been plying their bockety wares for […]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKoG53cxsWY Damn melodic jogging hipsters. Bobby writes: No Monster Club brave traffic to present a video postcard of their hometown (and latest album) ‘Dublin’. The album is out now on 12″ LP, but there are a VERY limited number of copies left. Visit here to find out where you can bag a copy. Video by […]

  No Monster Club’s I’ve Retired. One song’s odyssey through different band configurations and venues big, small and homely. Includes footage from Whelan’s, BelloBar, Birthdays, Knockanstockan, Roisin Dubh, Sweeney’s, The R.A.G.E., The Pop Inn, The Academy, Castlepalooza, Pine Lodge, The Ashdale Living Room, The Button Factory and Connolly’s of Leap, West Cork.. Bobby, of  No […]

‘Trial of the Centurys’. A new musical at the Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin and part of the Dublin Fringe Festival. Maggie Fagan writes: The show is a musical, starring comedians Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell as intergalactic popstar twins whose very existence is put under threat when an absurd lawsuit gets in the […]

Evening’s Over by Field Trip Field Trip – Galway garage-pop What you may need to know… 01. Super-jangly garage-pop with C86 overtones are what Field Trip, a four-piece of Galwegian origin, is slinging. 02. Since forming in late 2015, the band has released a pair of singles and shared stages with lo-fi luminaries So Cow, Oh […]

Catacombs – Cork pop outfit call it a day What you may need to know… 01. Promising Cork psych/gaze/pop outfit Catacombs called time on their brief run last week via social media, after a year’s absence from live activity. 02. They’d been steadily gigging around Leeside, around the smaller venues, sharing stages with lo-fi pop […]

Friday October 21 – Sunday October 23: No Idle Day mini-festival @ various locations in Dublin Nialler9 writes: Not only does Young Hearts Run Free raise money for a very worthwhile cause in the Simon Community, it also puts on unique imaginative events that draws people of different creative persuasion together. No Idle Days is […]