Person: Brian Eno
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
We haven’t heard much from Tom Waits in recent years, but ANTI-records has announced the re-release of the seven albums the 67-year-old had put out on the label.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
From enchanting Morrissey to moving Imelda May, Damien Dempsey’s music often provokes an emotional response, writes
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
As Bono and co get ready to revisit The Joshua Tree,looks back on a classic album that really has stood the test of time
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
If you’ve ever been told to tidy up your desk by your boss, make sure they get a copy of this book.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
However you want to classify them, Stars of the Lid are always interesting, writes
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
Radie Peat is a musician and singer from Artane, Dublin.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
A global event celebrating whistleblowers and freedom of expression will be held to mark the fourth anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's stay in the Ecuadorean Embassy.
Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
JOHN Metcalfe’s album, The Appearance of Colour, is just his fourth solo release in 30 years. But don’t let that fool you, writes.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Damien Dempsey is from Donaghmede in Dublin, and his musical influences include traditional sean-nós, as well as his heroes, Bob Marley and Elvis Presley. Upcoming gigs include Cork Opera House, next Friday, April 1; and the National Opera House, Wexford, on April 2.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
As he prepares for his Irish visit, Giorgio Moroder talks Flashdance, Donna Summer and Daft Punk with
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Just how did a Japanese artist begin drawing characters from Father Ted and publishing them every day?finds out from Dublin-based sketcher Shota Kotake
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Cork-bound Alexander Balanescu was born in Romania but has lived in the UK for most of his life. He fronts the Balanescu Quartet, a group that broke through with their classically-tinged cover versions of tunes by Kraftwerk.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
FANS of U2 will probably know the story of how Larry Mullen and later Bono had to repeatedly court Brian Eno to convince him to work with them on changing their sound.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
US composer David Lang presents a festival of new music this weekend. Don’t get bogged down in genres, he advises
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Hotly-tipped Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominees FKA twigs and Kate Tempest are among the acts which have enjoyed the biggest percentage sales boosts since being shortlisted for tonight’s award.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2014
THEY have been described, by the New York Times as “one of the greatest bands in the world”. The Guardian has been similarly breathless, eulogising them as “one of the most extraordinary groups on the planet”.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
The interfaces of Islamic and Western culture are many, but when Tinariwen guitarist Abdallah Ag Lamida was abducted by Islamist rebels in Mali in 2012, it was a potential watershed. The plentiful al-Qaida African affiliates seemed to be saying western music is satanic.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Debut novelist Eimear McBride has won the £30,000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction only a week after winning the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
The Consumer Show is back, and Friday brings the final of the UK version of Masterchef.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Boy George has revealed Culture Club are going to release new music.
Sun, 10 Nov, 2013
Lou Reed, the punk-poet of rock who influenced generations of musicians with the Velvet Underground and who remained a vital solo artist for decades, died yesterday at the age of 71.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2013
MUSIC NEWS: U2 have revealed they hope to finish their new album by the end of next month, with a release date yet to be specified for 2014.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
They came last in 2007, but a new album marks 24 wonderful years on the road, says Siobhán Cronin
Tue, 14 May, 2013
THE return of David Bowie with a new single on his 66th birthday was completely unexpected.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
Coldplay collaborated with Rihanna to modernise their sound.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
Singer-songwriter PJ Harvey could become the first act to win the Mercury Prize twice if she proves the bookies right and picks up the award at tonight’s event.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
IT’S that time of year when the British music industry is whipping itself into a state of apoplectic excitement at the prospect of a new batch of pop contenders sweeping all before them.
Sat, 05 Feb, 2011
David Bowie showed Bono how to sing beyond his "man" voice, and add a feminine touch to his vocals.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
Coldplay haven’t finished any songs for their new record.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
Coldplay are working with Brian Eno again on their new album.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2009
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin was drafted in to help rocker David Byrne write his new album, after the former Talking Heads star was struck with writer's block.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009