Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz still stands the test of time

They were rock’s ultimate ‘musical melting pot’, a group whose mystique and musicianship came from 16 years on the road, their legendary role as Bob Dylan’s band, and a mythic repertoire that fused the rural and traditional with the urban and cutting edge. So The Band’s farewell concert at San Francisco’s Winterland on Thanksgiving Day, Read More

David Keenan announces new album ‘What Then?’

WHAT THEN?” was recorded at Black Mountain studios, not far from David’s home town of Dundalk. The album was produced by Jonathon Mooney of Portland, OR indie rock band Other Lives. David explains: “WHAT THEN? details my dealings with the human condition, an imagining and re-imagining of what was, what is and my place in it all. Read More

West Irish avant-punk trio NERVES return with the announcement of their new single “Leigue”.

Existing in the liminal space between shoegaze, post-punk and noise-rock, the claustrophobic single combines muscular, industrial drums with groove-driven krautrock-inflected bass and discordant, wall of sound guitar lines that sit somewhere between the atmospheric, crushing power of My Bloody Valentine and angular and jarring sound of Big Black. The volatile, low register spoken-word vocals carry Read More