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Rugby Review 2016

Rugby Review 2016

Image Source by Eoin Togher The rugby year of 2016 has been a very interesting one, from shocking victories like Ireland beating New Zealand for the first time and Connacht winning the Guinness Pro 12 (their first ever trophy) the year has certainly been one to remember. Even locally in Mayo, it’s been a very


Girl Band, Live Review

    Photo Credit: londoninstero.com   By Aimée Walsh   There is an unsettling, confusing feeling experienced when listening to Girl Band, but this is what they have mastered. The art of blistering, noisy dissonance, that enrages and engulfs the audience, bringing them to new levels of insanity and bliss. “Holding Hands With Jamie” has


“Arms Around A Vision” Girls Names

  image: www.thelineofthebestfit.com By Aimée Walsh Four piece band “Girls Names” from Belfast are back, with the album “Arms Around A Vision” Their last album “The New Life”  was released in 2013, which heavily featured their hypnotic dissonance, lo-fi, psychedelic drone. “Arms Around A Vision” still contains these elements, but has a more rock, toe-tapping


Metropolis Festival 2015 Review

Photo credit- Arcadia Spectacular Twitter Page     by Aimée Walsh   The highly anticipated, “Metropolis- Mother City Festival” took place this weekend, on the 7th-8th in the RDS in Dublin. It was the first of its kind in Ireland, as it was an indoor winter festival. It was certainly unique in comparison to the

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Ramones’ ‘Rocket To Russia’, 38 years on

  by James Fleming   I’ll skip the hyperbole. There’s no room for colourful exaggeration in a Ramones retrospective. The most stripped down of all bare bones rock n’ roll bands, The Ramones-inspired legions of disaffected kids the world over. They were the sum total of everything great and righteous about rock n’ roll, pre-1971.

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Nightcrawler Review

by Jessica Weldon Nightcrawler, written and directed by Dan Gilroy, who also wrote the screenplay for “The Bourne Legacy” along with his brother, is some of the most unsettling 117 minutes you’ll likely spend while watching a film. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo and is currently showing in cinemas. The film opens on a dark Los Angeles


Soundgarden – King Animal – Review

By Fiachra Woods Soundgarden have returned with a bang after a 15 year hiatus. Members Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepard reunited Soundgarden in 2010 under the anagram “Nude Dragons”. Soundgarden’s first album in fifteen years, “King Animal”, was released on November 12, 2012. If you are expecting to hear the same

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Big Wreck Album Review

  By Fiachra Woods Back in 1997, Big Wreck had a radio hit with their breakthrough song “The Oaf”. When the song finally disappeared from the airwaves, unfortunately so did the band. While becoming a dreaded “one-hit wonder,” Big Wreck left an amazing album in their wake in the form of “In Loving Memory Of…”

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Album Review: Kelly Clarkson- Stronger

by Adam Devlin Either Kelly Clarkson is forever having her heart broken or she’s inspired by broken hearts. Turns out she’s inspired by broken hearts. And that is quite clear upon listening to her new album expressly entitled Stronger, an album that she says is “very much about strength and empowerment” which makes Stronger “the