Get In The Van – Van Panther review

There’s something big bubbling in Limerick lads, and it doesn’t revolve around rugby or two boys with plastic bags over their heads. In early June, Van Panther crept out from the primordial soup of the Shannon and subtly released their latest EP, ‘Hark!’ Formed and fronted by singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Kieran Ralph, Van Panther came to be…

More than OK – Otherkin album review

I don’t know why, but I really struggled to write an intro for this review, so I’ll keep it short. Otherkin’s debut LP is a breath of fresh air. The Dublin based Garage-rockers have had a phenomenally good year, having completed a headline UK Tour, embarked on another overseas adventure with The Amazons AND a…

Review: Fangclub Debut Album

I’ve never been punched in the face, but I imagine the feeling is somewhat similar to the sensation that overwhelmed me when I listened to Dublin-based trio Fangclub’s full length debut. Following the release of two critically acclaimed EP’s in 2016, the alt-rock, grunge group are leading a renaissance of sorts in the Irish music…

Album Review: Big Fish Theory (Vince Staples)

On his second full-length album, Big Fish Theory, Vince Staples tests the limits of rap music. From questioning rap clichés in his lyrics to defying expectations with experimental production, Staples has created a rap album unlike anything else being released today. Staples chose an impressive group of collaborators to help create Big Fish Theory. Zack…