Acoustic metal legends The Scratch are back with a class tune and wacky video! Cúnla is an adult interpretation of the ancient sean-nós song, with a large portion of The Scratch humour. :-) Check out the video premiering on GoldenPlec here.
Sim Simma Soundsystem's firs EP is out today, called Pass The Aux Cord. The release features tracks from Rusangano Family's God Knows, Zambian-Limerick rapper Denise Chaila, Chilli Cherry and Breezy Ideygoke.
Check it out below or on Spotify.
Dance, hip-hop and grime Dublin legends Sim Simma Soundsystem announced the launch of their record label this week with the first track from their upcoming EP, Yamma Yamma featuring Breezy iDeyGoke. Check it out the fantastic track & video here.
Check out this fantastic video for the MK, Jonas Blue & Becky Hill track Back and Forth, directed by Finn Keenan. I can't stop thinking about the contrasting dark theme and light-heartidness in this video, as well as its fantastic effects.
Last week I had the pleasure of photographing another amazing Kirkos event, Speaking of Music. The night of contemporary music and art involved a paint filled piano, newspaper stories played through instruments, whistling, space, a fish tank and a microphone massaged with Nivea, to mention but a few of the fantastic pieces performed in Riam Dublin on the night. You can check out the photos I took of the event here.
Researchers Flavio Esposito and Mary Hogan have proposed a novel use of sound and music in computer network management. The traffic management solution describes how specific sound sequences can be used to monitor complicated network tasks and alert human and computer listeners.
January 18th at Dublin Port Company marks the first workshop of the Uisce Salach project by Softday. The workshop will include a creative soundwalk participation and mapping as well as demonstrations of water sampling and sonification by Softday. You can contact [email protected] for details if you are interested in participating.
Villagers - The Art of Pretending to Swim
Villagers fifth album, The Art of Pretending to Swim was a fantastic late release for 2018. I love the supporting musical arrangement to Conor O'Brien's fanstastic vocals. Trick of the Light is my favourite track on the album.