‘Moments’ With VAR: Lisa Speaks To The Icelandic Post-Rock Band About Their Music, Their Latest Single, And The Icelandic Sound

Following on from our post about Icelandic post-rock band VAR, and their latest single, ‘Moments’, from the upcoming release, ‘The Never-Ending Year’, Lisa had the chance to speak with bassist Egill Björgvinsson, and drummer Sigurður Ingi Einarsson, and asked them about VAR, their music, and the Icelandic sound.

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Kodaline Share Brand New Single ‘Sometimes’ Alongside News That Seven Night Olympia Residency Has Sold Out

Kodaline are making a striking return as they prepare to release their eagerly anticipated fourth album later this year. Their recent single ‘Wherever You Are’ has quickly exceeded 6 million streams, while the emotional accompanying video has added another 2.9 million views.

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Kodaline Share Emotional New Video For Latest Single, ‘Wherever You Are’

Hot on the heels of releasing their new single ‘Wherever You Are’ – the first taste of their upcoming fourth album – Kodaline delve further into the song’s emotional impact by sharing its accompanying video.

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Kodaline Share The Brand New Single ‘Wherever You Are’ – Out Today

2019 saw Kodaline’s huge popularity continue to prosper across the continents with some of the biggest shows of their career. At home in Dublin they sold-out two huge outdoor shows at St. Anne’s Park, while a ten-date UK tour culminated with a packed show at London’s historic Roundhouse.

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Hugo Valentine Implores Us To ‘Live Another Day’ With Piano Led Single

Released yesterday 14 June via AWAL, Hugo Valentine’s new single, ‘Live Another Day’ is the second release for 2019 from Hugo, the follow up to ‘All I Want’, which came out in February.

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Rising Southend Four Piece The Collier Release New Single ‘Falling Out Of The Bed’

Southend’s rising four piece The Collier have released new single ‘Falling Out Of The Bed’ this past Friday.

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Áine Cahill Performs ‘Fairytale Of New York’ With Kodaline At Brixton Academy

Irish breakthrough artist Áine Cahill is one to watch in 2018 following the release of her new single, ‘Blood Diamonds’, as well as mamoth tours with JP Cooper and Kodaline.

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RING IN 2018 WITH IRELAND’S BIGGEST NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Ring in 2018 with New Year’s Festival Dublin, Ireland’s biggest New Year Celebration. Dublin City will light up with imagination and wonder over 2 days with 4 spectacular events from 31 December 2017 until 1 January 2018. The Custom House, Dublin’s iconic landmark, will be the centre for NYF Dublin’s countdown and New Year’s Day celebrations this year.
Today, New Year’s Festival Dublin announced the ticket details for their FREE Midnight Moment countdown events taking place on New Year’s Eve and details for the 3NewYear’s Day Celebration on 1 January 2018.

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New Year’s Festival Dublin Announces New And Exciting Programme

Now in its fourth year, New Year’s Festival Dublin has announced a new and exciting programme of events to ring in 2018. Dublin city will light up with imagination and wonder over 2 days with 5 spectacular events from 31 December 2017 until 1 January 2018.

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Amber Run To Release Acoustic EP ‘Alaska’ Ahead Of UK/Eire Tour

Nottingham’s Amber Run will release a new digital acoustic EP, ‘Alaska’, on 22 September, ahead of their Autumn UK and Irish tour that month.

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FALLEN LIGHTS RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘PRICETAG’ PLUS ANNOUNCE TOUR ‘MIND YOUR MIND’ ACROSS IRELAND

Based in the Irish Midlands, quartet Fallen Lights released their debut single, ‘Pricetag’, on Friday 19 May. Produced by Philip Magee, best known for his work with Kodaline, The Script, and The Blizzards, ‘Pricetag’ comes from their 5 track EP, set to come out this Autumn.

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Alex Di Leo Is Not Drowing But Waving With New Track ‘Waking Up’ Ahead Of EP Release

With a sound that can be placed somewhere in between Bastille and Kodaline, and taps into more than just a hint of Coldplay, Alex Di Leo has travelled a long way to find his true voice, the first example of which can be heard in his new song, ‘Waking Up’.

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Get Involved In #KindnessDay 2016!

The Diana Award and Penguin Random House have teamed up for a second year to host Kindness Day 2016.

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Facebook Dublin To Host Diana Award Anti-Bullying Showcase Event

Tomorrow, 26 April, a star-studded showcase event featuring Jedward, Kodaline, Danny O’Carroll and more, will be hosted by Facebook Dublin. The event is set to highlight some of the best peer-led anti-bullying practices taking place across the Republic and Northern Ireland.

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BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge 2015 – Review and Giveway

BBC Radio 1s Live Lounge 2015 is an album worth getting hold of. Luckily we have three copies to give away, courtesy of Digital Rebel PR!

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Penrose – ‘Live For the Dream’

The debut album of Dublin quartet Penrose borrows heavily from those who’ve gone before – this is by no means a bad thing.

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Passport To Stockholm – ‘All At Once’

London quartet Passport To Stockholm have unveiled ‘‘All At Once’’, the lead track from their forthcoming EP of the same name, which will be released on INgrooves, August 28th 2015.

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Introducing: Cavalry

With a sound that expertly blends a mixture of classic and contemporary influences, Liverpool five-piece Cavalry has what it takes to go the long run.

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Dalimore Are Set To Go ‘Higher’

Dalimore consists of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne duo Dan Bishop and Nathan Brewis. The pair, who had previously worked on separate musical projects, joined forces in 2014, to create their own unique sound.

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