“Now, to mark its 40th anniversary, a new reissue has been released, offering the perfect chance for rediscovery.”
“I’ll shit on your face. I will shit on your sambo, I’ll rob it, I’ll steal it,” Osaro Azams chanted over a bouncing beat. “I am a seagull. I am the law.”
Both have new albums out, and they’re both Irish album-of-the-year contenders, writes our reviewer.
“Across a full-length album, Jermiside and The Expert fit together like puzzle pieces, complementing each other’s styles as two separate entities that synthesise perfectly.”
Macdara Yeates grew up surrounded by music, but none of it was about where he was from. To find that, he’s had to look harder.
“The duo are in the great lineage of rappers who quickly pass the mic back and forth, providing the ying to the other’s yangs, two kindred souls kindling together.”
Bands in the Kind of New series hosted by Dublin Jazz Co-Op are a blend of experienced jazz players and newbies.
His three-song project “Limited Edition”, due for release 15 July, is “the sort of music you could listen to every week of a permanent summer”.
George Higgs’ works are shaped by years of experimentation with multi-sensory approaches to music, which have even led him to create his own instruments.
And it’s all “performed by a woman who has developed a style that lets her tell it in the smoothest way possible”.