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3 Replies and 3229 Views Did anyone go to the Hold Steady last night?  3229  3 Started by  Unicron Feel free to cofirm my suspicions that I made a grave error in going to see Yeasayer.
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by  UnaRocksJump to last post
6/6/2008 5:43 AM
37 Replies and 7021 Views Review of Battles, etc in Vicar Street  7021  37 Started by  AstonishingSodApe
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The review I've just read by Daragh Murray on Cluas (of last night's Battles gig) is one of the most ridiculous I've read in years. Is he taking the piss Does he honestly expect a BOUNCER to appreciate Battles And what's this toss about 'Exaggerated emotion, tossed scarves, and sweaty, meaningful stares' WTF The gig was incredible - the band was lost in the music, as always, completely dedicated and performing faultlessly. He admits he knew nothing about the band before going - even the smal...
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by  MarkOJump to last post
6/6/2008 5:10 AM
2 Replies and 2490 Views Primavera  2490  2 Started by  mixtapepublicity Anyone over in Barcelona for this one What a damn excellent weekend. My favourites were Public Enemy, Sebadoh, Les Savy Fav, Caribou, Midnight Juggernauts (what I can remember of them in the haze), Devo, Devastations, Okkervil River, Notwist, MGMT. I don't think I got to see half as many as I should have but what can you do. Portishead were dreary, as was Rufus W without his backing band.
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by  MarkOJump to last post
6/5/2008 12:52 PM
5 Replies and 2587 Views Bon Iver  2587  5 Started by  carry_grant Utterly utterly beautiful.
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by  carry_grantJump to last post
6/4/2008 8:36 AM
0 Replies and 1874 Views The Felice Brothers - The Sugar Club  1874  0 Started by  Mesky did anyone else pop along to this last night One of the gigs of the year for me anyway.
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5/29/2008 1:57 AM
3 Replies and 2170 Views The Frank & Walters, Lumanaire London  2170  3 Started by  PeterQuaife Fantastic gig from a fantastic band. Venue was rocking from start to finish..was well worth the trip over from the north. Band called Pilotlight () supporting, flight was delayed, so I missed them...anyone know anything of them PQ
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by  PeterQuaifeJump to last post
5/27/2008 1:58 PM
0 Replies and 2032 Views Musical Mystery Tour in Carlow - Did anyone else go to it?  2032  0 Started by  Iambeave I was at a rave that had so much potential the other night: a huge warehouse, funky little marquee, and no cops. But where were the people We were told to keep it hush hush - but when that means that you have an empty warehouse with about forty people dancing, then what's it all for Apparantly PLUG (the organisers) had a license for 1000 people. I think there were about 300 people there. What did everyone think of it, if anyone went I'd a great night dancing, but like ...
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5/19/2008 1:29 PM
11 Replies and 3202 Views The National in the Olympia  3202  11 Started by  Quint Seems only yesterday that they last played the Olympia but last night's gig not as good. Started well but far too many slower songs which led to a long mid-set slump...they blew the roof off with 'Mr.November' at the end but all in all, not the most memorable of gigs.
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by  carry_grantJump to last post
5/16/2008 2:26 PM
3 Replies and 2996 Views BRMC live in the Academy  2996  3 Started by  Trix Anyone else there last night As always they were amazing. Sound was slightly off at times but I think the intimate style of the Academy really suits them!
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by  TrixJump to last post
5/16/2008 2:34 AM
2 Replies and 2163 Views American Music Club - Whelans last Sat  2163  2 Started by  Quint Great, great gig last week- Mark Eitzel in great form. Lots of funny anecdotes and one incredibly filthy joke from the great man. Neil Hannon popped up on vocals for one song. Amazingly after 25 years they are sounding better than ever, the two new members seemed to have given Eitzel and guitarist Vudi a new lease of life. Unusually, for an Irish gig, no morons in the crowd and no stupid heckles. What the hell have they done to Whelans though, bit more space alright but it seems a bit sou...
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by  Pool Cleaning GuyJump to last post
5/15/2008 3:34 PM
4 Replies and 2979 Views Yeasayer in Whelans - dont mind unicron :-)  2979  4 Started by  benni Hehe :-D Yeah i thought they were pretty deadly. Poss because i normally go to out and out ballsy electro or bluestastic gigs and this was TOTALLY different.... but they are legend musicians and some really nice songs too. Not much of a performance to them but then there doesnt always have to be.....
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by  UnicronJump to last post
5/15/2008 6:43 AM
1 Replies and 2255 Views Man Man - Whelan's  2255  1 Started by  crucifixio I just want to say that they rocked like an absolute motherf^*cker! There is something to say about a gig where you nearly get your head taken off by a spoon while standing near the back. What did everybody else think
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by  mickeyjoeJump to last post
5/14/2008 3:02 AM
0 Replies and 2226 Views BRMC - Derry  2226  0 Started by  PeterQuaife dark, moody, loud and very very warm...brilliant gig PQ
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5/13/2008 9:23 AM
1 Replies and 2356 Views Iron & Wine last night in the Olympia...  2356  1 Started by  Goat Boy Psychedelically superb! 8 piece band, funky percussionist, great musicians, pristine sound and Sam Beams songs. Marvellous....!
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by  ZeitguestJump to last post
5/12/2008 1:21 PM
4 Replies and 3719 Views MGMT / Futureheads / CSS  3719  4 Started by  UnaRocks MGMT third on the bill Crazy. 25 minute set, crazier.
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by  aidanJump to last post
5/9/2008 11:22 AM
9 Replies and 2426 Views Ricardo Villalobos  2426  9 Started by  UnaRocks What a great night. Bones still sore from dancing.
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by  BinokularJump to last post
5/8/2008 9:17 AM
4 Replies and 2299 Views Baby Dee  2299  4 Started by  Ally so unicron, what did you think of that baby dee gig the other week.... saw you sitting down looking bemused / bored / interested....
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by  UnicronJump to last post
4/28/2008 5:18 AM
0 Replies and 1371 Views Ladyfest, Cork  1371  0 Started by  UnaRocks Party Weirdo were great.
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4/28/2008 4:00 AM
1 Replies and 2247 Views Alela Diane & Mariee Sioux  2247  1 Started by  dermot_trellis In Crawdaddy last night.. anybody head along Two talented backwoodsy folky gals from the same Californian town that Joanna Newsom is from. It was a very pleasant evening, and they're both very sweet.. though I think I may have hit my quota of 'nature imagery in song lyrics' for the next six months sometime fairly early on. I think Alela might make a few waves with her second album when it comes out later this year, if the quality of her stuff to date is anything to go by.
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by  aidanJump to last post
4/26/2008 9:03 AM
2 Replies and 2262 Views This Will Destroy You @ Whelans  2262  2 Started by  Quint Sublime, Mindblowing stuff and Very, very, LOUD!! They just pummel you with the most incredible guitar assault but it's all underpinned with some very subtle and deeply moving guitar lines. Mogwai's true heirs. Marred somewhat by groups of complete f**king morons talking loudly during the quiter moments however.
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by  ishrinkJump to last post
4/15/2008 6:23 AM
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