Young punks Surf Green reached a new level in February when they released their ‘Sweet Nothings’ single. Professional production and innovative songwriting on the track brought them a lot of attention from the Belfast scene and led to them playing a lot more regularly. It seems they have managed to shock us again with this new release.
Three releases for you to wrap your ears around. Here’s our top picks for July! Continue reading → VIBRATIONS: July’s top local releases!
After a seemingly enormous break while drummer Dee Malone was studying in The Netherlands, Search are back with a bang! Today at 5pm they announce that their new single ‘Amsterdam’ will be dropping on the 5th of August. A date you should be all adding to your diarys right now. Continue reading → Search Party announce new single ‘Amsterdam’
The Thin Air presents: Sister Ghost and Bosco Ramos
Thursday the 20th of July – Lavery’s Belfast – £5 entry
These shows The Thin Air have been running in Lavery’s have been a blast recently, been to a few and the placed has been rammed, I expect nothing less on Thursday night in the South Belfast venue. With Sister Ghost announcing their Irish tour just days ago, their should be a bit of a buzz from their following that will carry it’s way through into this show. Continue reading → Editor’s picks: 3 gigs to satisfy your inner party animal!
Solid Choice Industries have been working hard of late to bring acts from a little off the beaten musical path to our shores recently and they’ve been doing an excellent job of it so far. Friday 23rd of June’s show in the Limelight 2 was however, to my knowledge, the most eclectic and experimental line up they’ve put on to date. Continue reading → Review: Zu, Limelight Belfast
Garage rock band The Bell Diver Spiders’ single launch took place in Kelly’s Cellars on Friday 30th of June. Conor Martin and William Thompson were on the case to check it out. Continue reading → Review: Bell Diver Spiders Single Launch
Skate Park Show – 24/06/17 – Bridges, Belfast
Saturday afternoon. Clear blue sky, sunglasses, the fresh summer air and big heavy riffs coming from a few petrol powered amps in Belfast City Centre, Bliss. Or Blush should I say? The Dublin-based band were one of the bands I hadn’t had the pleasure of seeing yet on this bill and they gave me and a few others who I spoke to in the crowd a pleasant surprise with their new wave of emo style which is gathering a lot of pace among independent music circles at the minute. Tracks like their December 2016 single ‘Phonecalls’ provided a real chilled melodic contrast to the hardcore acts like ‘Out Straight’ who they shared some band members with. Continue reading → Burgers £2, Corn £1, Riffs Free