Groundburst – Mazomba – Audio

The Irish electro-funk trio Groundburst released the three track single Triad on the 4th.

Groundburst

Groundburst

Laying through the release (available on bandcamp) is a sense of extemporised maths-jazz which keeps the listener on their toes, yet, never straying in to far flung fantasy as the underpinning percussion maintains a continual progression to the songs as they swing through the room with some aplomb.

The closing track is Mazomba, which I particularly enjoy for its earthy-blues predisposition.

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President of What? – Sad Awkward Little Virgin Boy – Audio

The Irish angst-rock duo President of What? released the single Sad Awkward Little Virgin Boy on the 7th.

President of What? - Sad Awkward Little Virgin Boy

President of What?

With a more emo centred sound than music of theirs previously featured in Sad Awkward Little Virgin Boy (available on bandcamp) the track is self-reflective look-back at personal anxieties for a young teenager.

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Young Earth – Worth It – Single Review

The Irish indie quartet Young Earth have recently revealed the single Worth It.

Young Earth

Young Earth

Worth It trots around the room in bright bouncing fizzy beat. The clean cut of the cloth rather than sounding anodyne is flecked with intriguing twists and turns as Young Earth beckon the listener to join them on the dance-floor in a catchy number that demonstrates music doesn’t have to be complex to leave the audience full of the joys of spring and one to add to the party playlist.

The quartet have spent their time, not in trying to create a new space, rather to be very good at what they do and I wish them every continued success.

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The False And The Fair – Gone Tomorrow – Single Review

On the 17th the Irish dark-folk quartet The False And The Fair are set to release the single Gone Tomorrow.

The False And The Fair - Photo by Gareth Walsh

The False And The Fair – Photo by Gareth Walsh




Like the warm current on the Gulf Stream drifting off the West coast of Ireland – Gone Tomorrow – (available on bandcamp) invites the listener to dip their toes in to the cold ocean to find that despite the stormy waters there is comfort to be found in the forlorn context.

Brushed cymbals afford the composition a mesmeric quality as guitar twines across notes that require dexterous fingering through which a bass, that evokes of the frothy surf of breaking waves, burbles – all of which surround a tender vocal that the audience finds themselves reaching out to touch.

The beauty of Gone Tomorrow is to be found in its melancholic thread.

A rising bridge towards the latter section provides a startling interruption as the climactic intensity of the reality of the moment contemplated comes in to sharp focus prior to drifting back to the quietly paced introspection.

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Three Underneath – Can I Be – Video

The Irish rock trio Three Underneath released the three track single Something Pure on the 10th.

Three Underneath - Photo credit - Jessica Foo

Three Underneath – Photo credit – Jessica Foo

Akin to the title of the release Three Underneath create undiluted rock ‘n’ roll.

Can I Be – the first track – only requires the listener to turn up the volume as they take care of the rest, leaving the audience feeling far better for having partaken of the experience.

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