Monthly Archives: February 2010

February Playlist

I was recently made painfully aware that my knowledge of Irish acts is not up to scratch so this month has a distinctly local feel to it. I’ve still managed to fit in a blast from the past at number 4 … Continue reading

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Chew Lips – Unicorn

  Unicorn is the debut album of electronic trio, Chew Lips. The 10 tracks serve up a brand of low-fi electropop sure to gain the South-Londoners much attention in 2010. Fronted by charismatic singer “Tigs”, the band have drawn comparisons to the likes of … Continue reading

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Oh, so THAT’S what all the hype is about

Crane Lane was the venue for the latest free gig in Cork. The billing was rather delicious with Cork legends Hope is Noise supporting And So I Watch you from Afar, the band you can’t stop hearing about at the moment. … Continue reading

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Another Day to Forget in Paris

Throughout the eighty minutes of any rugby match there are a number of psychological battles, the side which conquers these ultimately comes out on top. Ireland failed to put any points on the board in the opening 20 minutes of today’s Six … Continue reading

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Job done, just about!

Thirty-five minutes into Saturday’s clash with Italy O’Leary fights his way over the line for Ireland’s second try, O’Gara slots the conversion, Ireland lead 23-3. Everything going to script. After an understandably cagey opening the defending Grand Slam champions were starting to … Continue reading

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Sports’ Super-Sinners

The revelations of Tiger Woods’ numerous martial indiscretions provoked one of the most dramatic falls from grace a sportstar has ever suffered. This was due in no small part to the fact that Woods represented so much more than a sporting genius. … Continue reading

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