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New acts added to Electric Picnic 2015 line-up

Several new acts have been announced to play this year’s Electric Picnic music festival including Florence & the Machine and the Manic Street Preachers. 

Coming as part of today’s announcement, the latest artists added to the Electric Picnic 2015 line-up are: 145 more words


Festival Season

Festival season is fast approaching and selecting where you want to go or who you want to see can be tricky with so much on offer. 493 more words


My house is in order: Interview with Hercules and Love Affair

YOU don’t always need a reason to dance, but it helps, says Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair. “There’s always been two sides to proper underground subcultures,” he says. 1,026 more words


Glass animal: Crystal Castles live in Dublin

Alice Glass is some force of nature. She’s writhing around the stage, Exorcist-style, strangling herself with leads as first song Fainting Spells’ gabba beats and waspy synths slice through the strobe-lit Academy. 437 more words

Live Reviews

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2014 Redux: Erin Fornoff

The Poetry Ireland Introductions Series – a showcase for emerging poets working towards a first collection and with a track record of publication in journals and magazines – is open for submissions until 31 Jan. 532 more words


Music Festivals in 2015: eco-warriors or eco-worriers?

It’s almost the end of January and chances are that most New Year’s resolutions are now a distant memory, relegated to the “maybe-next-year” zone. One that I’ve been sticking to though, is my effort to make my 2015 green, through better recycling and reducing waste, buying natural products and avoiding processed foods. 1,118 more words