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Mama Kin

Mama Kin

Isn’t it always the case that our favourite bands just so happen to listen to the coolest music? But how did they stumble upon such great tunes? Concentric Circles takes a step through featured artists’ evolving sonic tastebuds, this week focusing on Mama Kin ahead of her International Guitar Festival appearance in Clonakilty. About Gary...
Circuit des Yeux

Circuit des Yeux

Isn’t it always the case that our favourite bands just so happen to listen to the coolest music? But how did they stumble upon such great tunes? Concentric Circles takes a step through featured artists’ evolving sonic tastebuds, this week focusing on Thrill Jockey’s Haley Fohr aka Circuit des Yeux. About Gary MeylerGary Meyler is...
This Is The Kit

This Is The Kit

Huge mechanical elephants, monstrous merch tables and picking up surprise packages in Paris: Kate Stables reports from the French leg of This Is The Kit’s European tour. 13th March – Saint-Lô, Normandy Our first French gig of the tour. Quite a shock to the system to find ourselves in the huge swanky venue that is Le Normandy in...

Sufjan Stevens for two nights in The Helix

Sufjan Stevens will visit Ireland this year in the shape of two nights in Dublin’s, Helix. Friday 28th and Saturday 29th August are just two dates on the Detroit multi-instrumentalist’s European tour which should feature tracks from his 2015 record Carrie & Lowell. Special guests on the night are Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear and tickets go on sale...

‘I Don’t Want To Let You Down’ – Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten‘s European tour rumbles on with a solitary Irish date in Vicar Street finally starting to slide into view. Word of a new EP was announced recently with a live rendition of title track ‘I Don’t Want To Let You Down’ premiered on U.S. television. The EP – out 9th June on Jagjagwar...
The Day We...

The Day We…

…formed a band just to get into a sold-out Courtney Barnett concert.

little xs for eyes

Isn’t it always the case that our favourite bands just so happen to listen to the coolest music? But how did they stumble upon such great tunes? Concentric Circles takes a step through featured artists’ evolving sonic tastebuds, beginning with Bennie Reilly from Dublin indie-pop sextet, little xs for eyes. About Gary MeylerGary Meyler is...

‘Here in the Wild’ – August Wells

Rollerskate Skinny/Favourite Sons maestro Ken Griffin’s latest project August Wells will release a new single on 24th April.
Sticks & Bones: A collaborative playlist - April

Sticks & Bones: A collaborative playlist – April

Sticks & Bones: a series of playlists, compiled from a number of folk doing good things around the country. About Gary MeylerGary Meyler is the editor of www.lowtrees.net. Other work: – Editor of www.thegmanworld.com (The G-Man) – Co-host of The Cork Music Show on CCCR 100.5FM – Gig promotion with The G-Man Presents… & low trees promotions –...

Deerhoof dates

Deerhoof have added a second Irish date to their late Summer tour, confirming an 18th August date for Cyprus Avenue, Cork to go with the previously announced Skinny Wolves show in Whelan’s on the 19th. Currently readying themselves to tour North America, the Californian noise-pop natives will be playing songs from what is staggeringly their 12th studio...

‘Everything I Am Is Yours’ – Villagers

With a new album released today (13th April), Villagers have unveiled a new video for ‘Everything I Am Is Yours’. Darling Arithmetic contains by far the most confessional, intimate songs pulled from Conor O’Brien’s pocket notebook. A full European tour commences in Bristol on 14th April with nearly half a dozen Irish shows confirmed for the end of May. www.darlingarithmetic.com Villages...
Framed: Anne Benjamin

Framed: Anne Benjamin

The art of design and poster-making is one to be cherished. lowtrees.net speaks with some exceptional designers and artists about their work. Anne Benjamin is an illustrator, designer and printmaker from Chicago, Illinois. About Gary MeylerGary Meyler is the editor of www.lowtrees.net. Other work: – Editor of www.thegmanworld.com (The G-Man) – Co-host of The Cork Music...