Music

Five Must-Listen Podcasts and Audiobooks

And so it has happened - I have finally succumbed to Covid. As I sit here in bed with Lemsip in hand and hot water bottle on feet, I haven't come unprepared. Listening to podcasts and audiobooks is a fantastic...

Private Idaho Interview

Private Idaho is the new band on the music scene taking Cork by storm. Made up of four local students; Harry on guitar, Liam on guitar and vocals, Finn on bass and Sam O’Donoghue on drums, their self-described...

Eve Belle: Interview

I sat down with musician Eve Belle to chat about her upcoming tour, her debut album and the challenges of balancing making music and student life. Tell us a bit about yourself and your music! My name is...

Lorde: From Pure Heroine to Te Ao Mārama

Since bursting onto the music scene in 2013 with her debut single Royals, the New Zealand-born Lorde (Ella Yelich-O’Connor) has continually surprised and stimulated her listeners with refreshing, musically com...

X Factor’s Most Iconic Moments

The year is 2004. A new singing competition takes over Britain with the promise of making someone a star. Thousands of people come to show off their skills. Some successful, others not so much. The X Factor ga...

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: Review

Billie Eilish’s sophomore album Happier Than Ever is a rare case of improvement after a critically acclaimed debut. The album has a lot to offer and a surprise that blew me away. It’s not without its...

5 Albums to Listen to in your 20s

N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton The legendary cultural icon that is Straight Outta Compton is an absolute album for anyone in their 20s for a few reasons. The most obvious reason is that it’s album...

Bands & Albums You Should Listen to in Your 20s

Music is a really speculative category. What’s great to some people isn’t always great to others. People have diverse preferences in music that change almost as often as the charts. There are some differenc...

Could we see a Return to Live Music this Summer?

On March 9th, the Department of Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media announced €50 million in funding for a suite of measures aimed at supporting the music industry. These supports include €25 million tow...