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A lovely surprise for a Monday evening -my friend brought me to this gig with me having absolutely no idea where I was going! Straight No Chaser are the acapella group who went viral with this (
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So the December Riptide Movement show was my first time formally reviewing them, which proved much more tricky than I expected. While this show was great, and the crowd loved it, it’s hard not to remember their more raw, less slick shows of old with nostalgia.
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I’ve written about The Riptide Movement numerous times – they’re probably the act that I have seen most frequently. There is something lovely about seeing a group like TRM, who have worked their asses off to get to where they are today, sell out a venue like Vicar Street.
It’s a bit redundant to go on about a gangsta rapper’s chest-beating, but Schoolboy Q does seem fairly sure of himself. He’s already scored a few points with the old Dublin jersey trick, and it’s not long before he tells us we’re making history – that the next time he’s in Ireland “it’ll be in a bigger place so we gotta remember this first night”, our own little Sex Pistols at the 100 Club moment. 458 more words