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Wolf Alice are Beautifully Unconventional at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre

Wolf Alice are Beautifully Unconventional at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre

Aoife Burke December 2, 2017 0

Dublin’s Victorian style Olympia Theatre has hosted a number of iconic music and stage personalities throughout the years, from Charlie Chaplin to David Bowie and Radiohead. Black and white portraits adorn its ornate corridors,

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Album Review: Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life

Album Review: Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life

Aoife Burke September 9, 2017 2

Wolf Alice are – in a word – unpredictable. Originally pinned as 21st century grunge, they proved such labels redundant on their masterful debut album My Love is Cool; flitting seamlessly from shoegaze to

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Wolf Alice return with new single ‘Yuk Foo’, album announcement, and tour dates

Wolf Alice return with new single ‘Yuk Foo’, album announcement, and tour dates

Aoife Burke June 13, 2017 0

L-R: Bassist Theo Ellis, Guitarist Joff Oddie, Lead Singer/Guitarist Ellie Rowsell, Drummer Joel Amey Two years after the release of their critically acclaimed debut, Wolf Alice return with explosive anthem ‘Yuk Foo’ and details

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Album Review: White Lies – Friends

Album Review: White Lies – Friends

Aoife Burke October 4, 2016 0

Just as fans had started to grow impatient, London trio White Lies announced their follow-up to the success of 2013’s Big TV. A concept album based around the changing dynamic between a small-town couple

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Interview: Wolf Alice on Touring, Social Media & Plans for 2016

Interview: Wolf Alice on Touring, Social Media & Plans for 2016

Aoife Burke March 15, 2016 2

Wolf Alice is widely heralded as one of the most exciting bands to come out of the UK in recent years. Their critically acclaimed and universally adored debut album My Love Is Cool is

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Wolf Alice Storms Dublin’s Sold Out Olympia

Wolf Alice Storms Dublin’s Sold Out Olympia

Aoife Burke March 15, 2016 1

Outside Dublin’s historic Olympia Theatre the streets are lined with Harrington and Doc Marten clad fans, sporting Wolf Alice’s signature under-eye glitter. Doors aren’t due to open for hours, but Wolf Alice has fast

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FOALS ANNOUNCE LIVE AT THE MARQUEE DEBUT IN CORK THIS JULY

FOALS ANNOUNCE LIVE AT THE MARQUEE DEBUT IN CORK THIS JULY

Aoife Burke February 21, 2016 0

In the midst of their arena tour, and the morning after their hugely successful (and sold-out) 3arena show, Foals have announced that they will be returning to Ireland to play Live at The Marquee

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YEARS & YEARS ANNOUNCE HUGE UK TOUR INCLUDING SHOW AT MANCHESTER’S APOLLO

YEARS & YEARS ANNOUNCE HUGE UK TOUR INCLUDING SHOW AT MANCHESTER’S APOLLO

Aoife Burke October 12, 2015 0

    Following a sold out pre-album UK tour earlier this year, chart-toppers Years & Years are currently in the midst of their (also sold out) post-album UK tour. Due to an overwhelming and

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Rhodes makes triumphant return to Dublin at historic Whelan’s venue

Rhodes makes triumphant return to Dublin at historic Whelan’s venue

Aoife Burke July 24, 2015 0

Fans of all ages cram into Whelan’s intimate upstairs venue, eagerly awaiting the arrival of British singer-songwriter Rhodes. A hush of anticipation descends on the crowd as he finally takes to the stage; his

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An Historic day for Ireland, as Soundtracked By Villagers

An Historic day for Ireland, as Soundtracked By Villagers

Aoife Burke May 27, 2015 0

Never before had I heard such rapturous applause so early on in a live performance. In fact, Conor O’ Brien – the man behind the genius of Irish band Villagers – had all but

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