Let’s get Popical!

Has it really been a year since the Popical Island compilation #1 was released!? Strike me down with a feather. It has been a pretty amazing year for this Dublin-based collective, thanks to a stream of excellent shows and releases and a constant focus on keeping things fun, accessible and smart. The first compilation helped to introduce the collective and now this second one is here to cement its important role in Ireland’s DIY landscape. Once again the covers for these albums are all handmade – each one featuring a unique painted design courtesy of a group of Popicalists and … Continue reading Let’s get Popical!

Have a spooky Halloween with the evil Yeh Deadlies…

It’s Halloween tomorrow – All Hallow’s Eve, the night where all sorts of spooky happenings and evil deeds are done. It’s also a night where folk from around the country get dressed up in costumes and facepaint and meet friends to imbibe substances which may cause them to have an out of body experience….or wake up the next morning not knowing where they are. It’s dangerous out there on 31st October… One Irish group who have captured the dark spirit of Halloween in musical format are Yeh Deadlies, who will launch their ‘The Dead Living EP’ this very evening (Saturday … Continue reading Have a spooky Halloween with the evil Yeh Deadlies…