Music

The Return of Abba: Everything You Need To Know

Do they really need an introduction? ABBA, comprised of Agnetha, Benny, Bjorn and Anni-Frid, shot to fame in 1974 when they won the Eurovision Song contest with Waterloo. They have become known for their co...

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...

The best summer number ones of the 2010s

With July having just kicked off, the summer season is, in theory, in full swing. With the summer blockbuster off the table this year, we at least have one reliable cultural cornerstone to judge the summer by:...

How Billie Eilish is transforming women’s fashion

Billie Eilish is one of the most interesting characters on the music scene right now. If you have ever listened to her lyrics or watched one of her bizarre music videos, you’ll know she is never afraid to be h...