Irishtown, Dublin 4.
Kevin Quinn writes:
The patience of the people of Irishtown has its limits, yet they remain polite with the panting, sweating, coughing Covid-19 spreaders…
Jogging – Dublin post-hardcore lads back from a break
What you may need to know…
01. At last, an excuse to talk about Jogging, a power-trio with a deft way with riffing, alongside belted, barking vocals.
02. While Minutes, released in 2010 on the sadly-missed Richter Collective label/co-op, came in for critical acclaim, its follow-up Take Courage truly shines as one of the best albums of the current of Irish music, a collection of taut, whipcrack broadsides.
03. Streaming above is a live performance from 2012 for the Practice Tapes webseries, where the lads perform Take Courage standout Stand Still with no frills or extras.
Thoughts: Math-rock-friendly hardcore, with indie-pop sensibilities. If you think that sounds convoluted, just dig in.