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Indie Bands 93

Bands playing their own original indie songs and music, who are based in Ireland. Listed randomly.

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V98 Featured Photo
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Feb 2019 2.1K views 4:17
V98
Dublin

V98 are a four piece alternative indie act hailing from Dublin and Edinburgh, delivering a rambunctious mix of high octane vocals,...

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Lunar Limb Featured Photo
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May 2018 517 views 4:01
Lunar Limb
Dublin

The band was originally formed in July 2014 as Popgun Warfare by friends Adam Wilson (Drums), Marty McCormack (Bass) and Aaron Mills...

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Sean OB Featured Photo
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Jul 2018 2.9K views 3:22
Sean OB
Dublin

Sean OB is a songwriter and musician with a voice and attitude that’s unmistakable. Displaying remarkable skills as a songwriter with...

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Flux. Featured Photo
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May 2016 327 views 3:09
Flux.
Galway

Flux. are a three piece band from Galway, formed in September 2014 by Cian O'Brien, Kevin Brennan, and Karl Killeen. They've been...

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The False and the Fair Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 302 views 8:32
The False and the Fair
Dublin

On a camping trip in the Wicklow mountains, Tommy was the first to wake up. He climbed some rocks and sat down, headphones on, looking...

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The Girl Talk Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 3.6K views 3:32
The Girl Talk
Dublin

The Girl Talk is Mark McKenna (Vocals and Rhythm Guitar), Ben Spelman (Lead Guitar), Jack Bird (Drums), & Jonathan Cooke Allen...

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Fox Colony Featured Photo
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Sep 2018 224 views 3:01
Fox Colony
Antrim

One of the most promising alternative prospects to emerge from Northern Ireland in an age - Brian Coney, Drowned in Sound. The newest...

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Sun Mahshene Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 649 views 40:56
Sun Mahshene
Dublin

What started off as a solo project by guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nathan Henderson, soon turned into a collective of talented...

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Shrug Life Featured Photo
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May 2018 1.2K views 4:51
Shrug Life
Dublin

In May 2018, the group featured in The Guardian for their politically charged song 'Your Body', while July saw the group release new...

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DFF Featured Photo
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Mar 2014 267 views 4:00
DFF
Galway

Irish supergroup D.F.F. burst onto the Irish music scene in April 2014 to great acclaim with the release of their stunning debut album...

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Fallen Lights Featured Photo
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Feb 2018 11.9K views 3:14
Fallen Lights
Westmeath

On the back of a strong year in 2018 which consisted of the band releasing two singles “It’s too Late” and “Last Train Home”...

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A Great Quiet Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 11K views 3:19
A Great Quiet
Kildare

Since forming in 2017 and debuting their first single, Open Spaces, A Great Quiet have continued to build their sound. Taking...

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Heroes in Hiding Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 8.1K views 3:57
Heroes in Hiding
Dublin

Heroes in Hiding are an alternative rock band with a vibrant touch of electronics. Based in Dublin, the 4-piece formed as it is today...

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Slow Riot Featured Photo
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Sep 2015 12.3K views 5:45
Slow Riot
Limerick

Slow Riot have worked tirelessly since their inception towards their soaring shoegaze guitars and a lyrical darkness reminiscent of the...

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Parliament Square Featured Photo
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Nov 2012 6.8K views 3:47
Parliament Square
Limerick

Parliament Square’s debut release “Forest Fire”, recorded by Owen Lewis (Snow Patrol / REM) was featured on national radio (RTE...

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Electric Octopus Featured Photo
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May 2017 1M views 53:24
Electric Octopus
Antrim

Aptly defining themselves as an exciting new music cabal, the playfully psychedelic Electric Octopus (and their Electric Octopus...

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The Temps Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 2.5K views 3:52
The Temps
Dublin

We are a four-piece indie band from Dublin and we call ourselves The Temps. We’ve been together properly as a band for about a year...

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The Lost Brothers Featured Photo
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Mar 2018 3.2K views 3:41
The Lost Brothers
Dublin

The Lost Brothers are an Irish musical duo consisting of Mark McCausland and Oisin Leech, formerly of The Basement and The 747s. In...

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Chief Keegan Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 1.7K views 3:47
Chief Keegan
Dublin

Chief Keegan are an instrumental funk band from Dublin. This four piece are greatly influenced by bands like Vulfpeck,The Meters,...

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Ham Sandwich Featured Photo
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Apr 2014 51.2K views 3:59
Ham Sandwich
Dublin

One of the most enthralling live acts in recent times, Ham Sandwich are well known for their incendiary live performances which has put...

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Crome Yellow Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 682 views 4:49
Crome Yellow
Waterford

Crome Yellow are a band from Waterford who tend towards the psychedelic. Combining a modern sound with that of the 60s and 70s, the...

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Vernon Jane Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 6.9K views 4:40
Vernon Jane
Dublin

Vernon Jane are here to kick the living daylights out of you and your loved ones and teach you a lesson while your at it (THE THIN...

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Fresco Future Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 231 views 3:16
Fresco Future
Kildare

Fresco Future are a young band hailing originally from Newbridge, Co. Kildare. School friends Cormac Dowdall, Dillan Hughes and Evan...

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Safari Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 142 views 2:29
Safari
Dublin

Safari is a dynamic and melodious three piece band based in Dublin. With slight trouble naming their genre, a broad range of influences...

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The Academic Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 2.6M views 6:19
The Academic
Westmeath

The Academic are an indie rock band from Westmeath, Ireland formed at the end of 2013 while all members of the band were at St...

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Delorentos Featured Photo
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Feb 2018 14.3K views 3:40
Delorentos
Dublin

Delorentos are a melodic, alternative, independent band from North County Dublin, Ireland. Delorentos have released 5 albums (and an...

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The Comstocks Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 724 views 5:09
The Comstocks
Kildare

The Comstocks are a band from Newbridge in Co. Kildare, Ireland. Originally performing under the moniker ‘Fresco Future’, the band...

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The Years Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 746 views 3:24
The Years
Kildare

The Years are an Indie/Pop band from Athy, Co.Kildare. ...

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Opal Lights Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 886 views 3:47
Opal Lights
Dublin

Opal Lights are an up and coming indie duo based in Dublin, Ireland. Their music has a synth pop feel, with catchy melodies and lovely...

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Red House Featured Photo
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Nov 2017 977 views 3:05
Red House
Antrim

Red House are a four piece Indie Rock unit: two guitars, bass, drums and vocal. They are an exciting young band with lots of fresh...

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Spring Tides Featured Photo
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May 2016 3.9K views 4:05
Spring Tides
Donegal

A rowdy folk hop n roll band from the hills of Donegal hellbent on world domination. Born and raised on a diet of pub singsongs and...

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There is an Island Featured Photo
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Nov 2016 1K views 3:43
There is an Island
Dublin

There is an Island combine rich vocals, earthy violin textures, minimal piano and etherial soundscapes to form songs inspired by the...

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Rowan Featured Photo
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Jun 2018 575 views 3:03
Rowan
Cork

Introducing Rowan: A talented foursome of multi-instrumentalists creating melodramatic indie-folk songs soaked in sophisticated vocal...

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Castle Street Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 1K views 4:15
Castle Street
Cork

Castle Street consists of brothers Jordan and Ruadhán Mew, originally from Roscommon. The boys started their gigging careers in their...

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Milk Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 58.8K views 3:58
Milk
Dublin

Milk. are a four-piece alternative pop band from Dublin, Ireland, made up of Mark McKenna (vocals/ rhythm guitar), Conor Gorman, (lead...

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Little Green Cars Featured Photo
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Feb 2013 906K views 3:38
Little Green Cars
Dublin

Little Green Cars were formed in Dublin in 2008. The band members are Stevie Appleby on guitar and vocals, Faye O'Rourke on vocals,...

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Montauk Hotel Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 3.7K views 4:22
Montauk Hotel
Dublin

Montauk Hotel are an indie-pop act based in Dublin. Taking influence from the glimmer of early 80s indie-pop, Montauk Hotel fuse strong...

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Feuds Featured Photo
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Aug 2017 1.4K views 4:10
Feuds
Wicklow

Feuds are a four piece indie band from the small village of Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. The band is made up of Evan Bruton - Vocals/Guitar,...

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TabloidTv Featured Photo
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Mar 2016 438 views 7:35
TabloidTv
Dublin

TabloidTv are a 5 piece indie rock band from Ranelagh and Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland. Made up of Ruairi Higgins (vocals) Senan Dobey...

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Pineto Cats Featured Photo
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Jul 2019 1.2K views 7:12
Pineto Cats
Wicklow

Pineto Cats are a 5 piece, electro indie rock (ish) music group from Wicklow. The band was formed many years ago and has undergone many...

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Tribal Dance Featured Photo
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Dec 2018 426 views 5:13
Tribal Dance
Dublin

From forming initially to perform at house parties to being hailed as Dublin math-rock revival and named as one of the top 50 acts of...

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Gorilla Troubadour Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 6.3K views 4:05
Gorilla Troubadour
Dublin

Following the release of their debut single 'The Apple Truck' and an ensuing tour around Ireland, Gorilla Troubadour have made a name...

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Barefoot Magicians Featured Photo
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Feb 2018 1.3K views 4:15
Barefoot Magicians
Dublin

Barefoot Magicians formed in early 2017 after a recording session In Dublin’s prestigious Windmill Lane Studios. The band dedicates...

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Stolen City Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 2.1K views 3:33
Stolen City
Dublin

Having started out as two solo artists and a marching band drummer from various parts of Dublin, These three young energetic acoustic...

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Sun.Set.Ships Featured Photo
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Mar 2017 14K views 5:27
Sun.Set.Ships
Monaghan

Mixing the world of analog synthesizers and modern-day production techniques the lads have created a sound that is very unique. Catchy...

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Royal Autumn Featured Photo
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Apr 2014 918 views 3:13
Royal Autumn
Dublin

In 2012, Neill, Adam and Rodge, who formerly had played all over the country, held residencies in Dublin, recorded and released an...

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Brave Giant Featured Photo
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Apr 2016 233.2K views 3:11
Brave Giant
Longford

Formed in 2011, Mark Prunty (guitar/vox), Podge Gill (guitar/vox), Ross McNerney (banjo/mandolin), Emmett Collum (drums) are the four...

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Cruiser Featured Photo
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May 2017 1.4K views 2:45
Cruiser
Limerick

Cruiser from Limerick City specialize in blending shoegaze with wham-bam punk rock at an ear- shattering volume. The band have gained a...

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Brass Phantoms Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 4.2K views 3:05
Brass Phantoms
Dublin

Brass Phantoms are a five-piece Post-Indie Rock band from Dublin. The band consists of Ryan Cashell (vocals & bass), Greg Whelan...

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Kodaline Featured Photo
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Sep 2012 131.1M views 5:20
Kodaline
Dublin

Is an Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, in 2012 the band adopted their current name. The group comprises Steve Garrigan,...

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Arcwords Featured Photo
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Apr 2019 945 views 3:28
Arcwords
Dublin

Arcwords are a four-piece, Dublin based band. After meeting as students in BIMM music college, Arcwords have spent the last three years...

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Foreign Owl Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 7.7K views 2:23
Foreign Owl
Donegal

Foreign Owl comprises three young souls born EXACTLY at the stroke of 3 bells, born PRECISELY on the land border between Japan and...

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Munky Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 2.8K views 4:19
Munky
Dublin

MUNKY are an alternative rock band mixing disco grooves with grungy psych guitars. Their music is funky and furious, drawing influences...

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Little One Featured Photo
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Mar 2017 4.8K views 6:03
Little One
Dublin

Little One are a Post/Indie group formed in Dublin. The collective made their Glastonbury and Electric Picnic debuts this past Summer,...

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October Fires Featured Photo
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Jun 2018 362 views 4:09
October Fires
Kildare

October Fires are a four-piece group consisting of Carol Somers on piano, vocals and percussion, Lisa Baker on piano, vocals and...

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Barq Featured Photo
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May 2018 384 views 4:17
Barq
Dublin

BARQ are a high energy four-piece, shoving groove into the belly of the rock-beast and creating agrosoul. This is music to dance...

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Nerves Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 2.7K views 4:26
Nerves
Dublin

Nerves are a band from the west of Ireland but based in Dublin writing music with a diverse set of sonic templates ranging from clean...

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Daviis Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 2.6K views 4:02
Daviis
Dublin

Having sold out their debut release gig in Whelans, DAVIIS (previously 'Davis') have already received widespread acclaim from Ireland's...

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Wookalily Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 21.1K views 5:17
Wookalily
Antrim

Five women, ten instruments; Wookalily burst out from a chrysalis that had been in countdown mode waiting to explode onto the edgier...

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Manden Express Featured Photo
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Mar 2015 6K views 6:55
Manden Express
Dublin

Manden Express is a thrillingly explosive Dublin-based international band, fusing traditional and contemporary styles of West African...

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5 Dollar Shakes Featured Photo
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May 2016 1.8K views 5:11
5 Dollar Shakes
Wexford

Following the successful Summer they had in 2014, had an even bigger Summer in 2015. They made their Festival Main Stage debut at their...

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Ignition Featured Photo
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Nov 2016 1.1K views 3:43
Ignition
Galway

Ignition have been writing and performing together since 2014. Their diverse sound is brought about by a variety of musical interests,...

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The Shaker Hymn Featured Photo
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Oct 2013 4.6K views 2:48
The Shaker Hymn
Cork

As a five piece, The Shaker Hymn craft sharp and thoughtful pop songs - reminiscent of the lush and warm guitar music of the late...

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The Vercettis Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 1.4K views 3:05
The Vercettis
Cork

The Vercettis formed in 2016 and have spent the last few years gigging around Cork City, writing songs and experimenting with different...

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Jooce Featured Photo
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Jun 2019 535 views 3:50
Jooce
Dublin

Jooce are a Dublin-based Psychedelic Rock Collective. They create soundscapes and build musical worlds for people to explore. After...

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Fields Featured Photo
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May 2019 1.3K views 6:07
Fields
Dublin

FIELDS is an Irish collective, based out of Dublin with roots spread across the three neighbouring Irish counties of Monaghan, Cavan...

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The Fugues Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 984 views 5:40
The Fugues
Down

The Fugues are an indie-rock band based in Belfast. Influenced by the indie and pop-rock music of the 90s and 2000s, their colourful...

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The Reprise Featured Photo
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Nov 2017 329 views 4:32
The Reprise
Dublin

The Reprise are a Dublin based duo who focus on creating orignal rock grooves, delivered with a bittersweet reflection on modern...

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Frankenstein Bolts Featured Photo
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Feb 2015 1.8K views 5:24
Frankenstein Bolts
Wexford

Frankenstein Bolts are a four-piece indie dream pop/jangle pop outfit from Wexford, Ireland. The band originated as Justin Cullen’s...

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Bad Fit Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 3.6K views 3:32
Bad Fit
Antrim

Known locally as ‘the baddest band in Belfast’, the fourpiece consists of Grace Loughrey, Danny McConaghie, Pando and Megan...

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Columbia Featured Photo
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May 2019 175 views 3:43
Columbia
Cork

Columbia are a four-piece Indie rock band from Cork, Ireland who have set the scene in the south for a new wave of indie pop/rock...

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Anna-Liese Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 144 views 25:26
Anna-Liese
Waterford

Anna-Liese are a four-piece Waterford-based band made up of 2 Kilkenny men, a Wexford man, and indeed, a Waterford man. Mark Walsh...

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Drivelight Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 853 views 3:15
Drivelight
Kildare

Upcoming Kildare-based band Drivelight have just released their most anticipated debut EP ...

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Junk Drawer Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 1.5K views 4:22
Junk Drawer
Antrim

Incorporating the imprint of Krautrock, post-punk, and psychedelia, Junk Drawer's intuitively loose and idiosyncratic brand of indie...

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Future Stops Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 118 views 9:50
Future Stops
Dublin

Future Stops are a five-piece indie rock band from Dublin, Ireland. Their energetic performance and sprawling sound is driven by the...

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Penrose Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 1.2K views 4:34
Penrose
Dublin

Penrose are a 4 piece band put together by Darragh McGrane and can now be described as a solid Indie Pop band with catchy uplifting...

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Bob Skeleton Featured Photo
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Jun 2019 998 views 4:16
Bob Skeleton
Galway

Bob Skeleton are a 4 piece Late Night-Pop band from Galway with influences ranging from La Roux to New Order, and Lykke Li to Blondie....

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Bodies Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 7.2K views 3:54
Bodies
Dublin

Beginning 2019 on a high note after the success of their debut album Drench (released November 2018), the Dublin band were chosen to...

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The Late Twos Featured Photo
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Feb 2016 5.4K views 3:17
The Late Twos
Antrim

The Late Twos are a Northern Irish Indie Rock band, formed at the end of 2010 in Belfast. A lively and energetic five piece outfit,...

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Classic Yellow Featured Photo
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May 2018 525 views 3:24
Classic Yellow
Dublin

Classic Yellow are an alternative/ psychedelic quartet based in Dublin, Ireland. While maintaining a cohesive and recognisable sound,...

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Columbia Mills Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 15.9K views 5:16
Columbia Mills
Wicklow

Columbia Mills are an independent 5 piece band based in Dublin, Ireland. ...

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Stone Sea Featured Photo
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May 2019 340 views 4:42
Stone Sea
Dublin

After the release of an EP (Demo (n) - 2014) with the original members and an album (Origins - 2015) totally recorded by Elvis, where...

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The Luna Kicks Featured Photo
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Mar 2018 1.4K views 4:02
The Luna Kicks
Derry

Aged between 18 and 22, The Luna Kicks are four boys, two of which are brothers - Jordan & Nathan Edgar, Jack Meenan and Marc...

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Fuzz Gigolo Featured Photo
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Jun 2015 499 views 1:06
Fuzz Gigolo
Louth

Fuzz Gigolo are a 5-piece LO-FI “Rock n’ Roll” band that pen and perform original compositions - while packing a quartet+ of...

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Silverbacks Featured Photo
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Dec 2018 2.7K views 4:00
Silverbacks
Dublin

Hailing from Dublin, Silverbacks are a thrilling prospect, delivering their own louche take on NYC-indebted rock. They ply their trade...

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Matua Trap Featured Photo
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Jul 2015 929 views 5:38
Matua Trap
Antrim

Matua Trap are a trio outputting progressively tinged rock music. Hailing from Belfast in the north they released their debut record...

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King Bones Featured Photo
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Apr 2017 5.6K views 3:57
King Bones
Dublin

King  Bones  are a  6-piece synth-punk group from Dublin city. With some serious tunes under their belt, like Who’s Got The...

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In Their Thousands Featured Photo
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Jun 2013 22.9K views 4:08
In Their Thousands
Donegal

Acrasia benefits no end from years the band have spent gigging and writing songs together: its 13 tracks arrived fully formed, played...

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PowPig Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 2.3K views 3:08
PowPig
Limerick

Powpig are undoubtedly one of the most exciting new bands to come out of 2018. Anna, Andrea, Laura and Leah are a four-piece band (and...

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Oh Boland Featured Photo
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Jun 2017 813 views 12:43
Oh Boland
Dublin

Oh Boland is the scum pop song writing of Tuam native Niall Murphy. ...

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Orwells '84 Featured Photo
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Apr 2019 1K views 4:31
Orwells ’84
Louth

Like a phoenix formed from the ashes of 2015, Orwells ’84 are a unique musical outfit based in Dundalk. With a huge variety of...

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Scoops Featured Photo
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Apr 2013 12.5K views 4:45
Scoops
Dublin

Closer to home they have completed two Irish and UK tours. These shows here and abroad have included sell out shows in Dublin, London,...

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Thumper Featured Photo
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Sep 2018 8.8K views 7:18
Thumper
Dublin

THUMPER are a noise-pop quintet from Dublin, delivering bubblegum pop through a wall of sonic death. With a reputation for raucous and...

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