Category: "Express Music"

An emotional rollercoaster in music

Peter Neville talks us through the power of the ballad in modern music, pinpointing some of his favourites.

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Play a song for me

Music Editor Kevin O’Neill explores the art of song-writing and offers the best of the current crop.

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YUCK – Album review.

Jack Broughan runs the rule over the debut album from hotly tipped Londoners Yuck.

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Rock music is dead y’know?

Or at least that’s what everyone from Lester Bangs in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous to recent blogs on the NME website would have you believe.

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“Dancing about architecture”

Music Editor Kevin O’Neill examines the tired industry of music writing, asking why is it all going so wrong?

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Citizen Cope: The Rainwater Tour

Mairead O’Brien attended a memorable and much anticipated Citizen Cope gig in Dublin last weekend. The musician dubbed by one Rolling Stone critic as “a modern day bluesman who paints a plaintive portrait of the human condition” did not disappoint.

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Cork’s hidden treasures

Fashion Editor Lynn Harding divulges the secrets on the current crop of the Cork music scene.

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Britpop: Dead or just sleeping?

Joanna Gilbert laments the supposed passing of the once all-conquering phenomenon of Britpop, asking is it really finished?

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Introducing… the Cast of Cheers

Who? The Cast of Cheers are a Dublin based four piece. The Story So Far… The guys shot to fame last year (well… internet fame) when they decided to give away their debut album (Chariot) for free via their Bandcamp site. The release was picked up on by the likes of Nialler9, SwearImNotPaul and On […]

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An Unnecessarily Cruel Music News

The latest news from your favourite musicians.

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