Skirmix #9 – Welfare & Tamen – Deck Jam Vol II

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Jungle and DnB crews in Ireland are seriously raising the bar for enthusiasts everywhere. Jungle Boogie!, Rua Sound, RiseUp, Wardance and Subtle Audio are just some of the crews with on the ball bookings, top DJs and quality releases. Keep it coming lads, we’re enjoying every minute of it! Out of all of them jungle’s a genre that in a way defied

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Cuttin’ Heads Collective with MynameisjOhn & Naive Ted

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For such a small island we’ve a tonne of talent! I’ve always been amazed at the sheer volume of festivals here (I wonder how many per capita?) and the amount of interesting, unique music coming from the place. As we don’t always have the time to write about it we’ve been doing the next best thing, bringing it to life with new

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Dugdale – Interview & Mix

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Dugdale is the moniker of friend and personal hero Dan Sykes. His dedication to the Irish music scene is inspirational and has made for some of the best events I’ve ever been to. Macronite, BUMP! Festival, DIE, Lough Weekend and his Component show with RTE Pulse, among others, have left a lasting impression. With a career spanning over the last 10 years, teaching

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Interview – Cian Frawley [Backwards / Never Learnt]

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This Friday sees Cian Frawley and John Daly take over Kryptik Nights in the Pav as 60 Miles. Playing alongside Jon Barry and Deasy consider your night sorted for tunes 🙂 I caught up with Frawley ages ago to chat tunes, the Never Learnt label and the Backwards gigs in Limerick. How long have you been running nights in Limerick? Hmmm, since 99 or so

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Bastardo Electrico Antics

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Bastardo Electrico have been keeping the beats alive and kicking in Ireland all Summer. Check out these mixes from label boss Jamie Behan, which should keep you going until his next gigs 🙂  Track list: Fishermen- The Four Skulls Joton- Far 03 Paris Mitchell- Ghetto Booty Cochise- Radon (Mark Broom Dubplate Edit) Paul Johnson- Aww Shit Neil Landstrumm- April Acid (Audio Injection Remix) Robotman- Do

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Bust A Move Project

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Ned Kelly from Westmeath is a man who’s been a staple part of the Irish electronic scene for over 10 years and has put together a very worthy Fund:It project entitled Bust A Move. With the main cities in Ireland such as Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford and Belfast being awash with gigs, it’s few and far between in the smaller

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Skirmix #8 – Benswan

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Next up on the Skirmix tip is SubSession organiser and resident – Benswan! Playing everything from techno to jungle, he took to the decks like a raver to lazers and has kept many people dancing as his sheer enthusiasm and love for music comes through in every set. Although likely to play any style he’s always one for playing the bounciest, raviest, wonky

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Townlands Carnival

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Festival revelers from Cork and beyond are getting ready to enjoy Cork’s newest addition to the festival circuit – Townlands Carnival! Organisers have really outdone themselves for their first year, hosting five stages, a healing area and a kids area. The grounds and stages are divided into an interactive town, inspired by the fantastic Boomtown Fair so there’s a whole lot of music, art

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Eomac & Rory St John/ Joe Farr and Witch

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  Conceptual collaborative imprint Brothers loads up its eighth edition, this time with Ireland’s own Eomac and Rory St John together on the A-side and Bristol-based Joe Farr with Witch on the other. Eomac & Rory St John deliver ‘Crack & Chop’, a bristly, electro-informed techno stepper with a slew of overdriven elements and rattling percussion. Things boil over on the flip with ‘Perihelion’,

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