Legendary composer A.R. Rahman joined U2 onstage in Mumbai last night to perform new track ‘Ahimsa’ in celebration of the band’s first ever visit to India. The performance also featured the debut appearance of Rahman’s daughters – Khatija Rahman and Raheema Rahman, along with singer-songwriter Rianjali Bhowmick – all of whom also feature on the track.
Is this a 10cc reunion? Well, sort of…. Former band member and legendary director Kevin Godley has created 2 new videos for Graham Gouldman’s touring version of 10cc. This is not the first time the two founding band members have collaborated. Godley and Gouldman created some fascinating new music back in 2006 under the guise GG/06, in which the track used for one of the videos “Son of Man” was created.
Dublin rockers return with their brand new single, ‘Tombstone’, the first release since their 2017 debut album, ‘OK’. The track showcases a new sound for the band, and has been a co-production between Otherkin and Steve Dub, best known for his work with The Chemical Brothers. It was recorded at The Toy Rooms in Brighton, UK, and mixed by Jolyon Vaughan Thomas, who’s worked with Royal Blood, Slaves, and U2.
Colossal Boss is ‘Thinkin’ And Drinkin” in their new single, with soaring guitar riffs, tight instrumentals, and raw organic vocals. The band has spanned over a decade, and takes among their influences the likes of Aerosmith, Black Crowes, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and U2, melting them all into a great big blend of hard rock, classic rock, soul, and a tiny touch of country.
We first met Rofi James at Easter, when they were performing at the inaugural Irish Music Party Showcase, held at Dublin’s world famous Workman’s Club. Now the pop/rock band from Galway have released their 5 track debut EP, ‘Helium’, following on the success of their previous releases, ‘Fool For Your Love’, ‘Open Eyes’, and most recent single, ‘Reason’.
Les Stroud is probably best known to people from his hit TV show, ‘Survivorman’, which aired on Discovery Channel, and Science Channel. His love for the environment is never in doubt on his show, and he takes this commitment to his music as well, in his latest single, ‘How Long’. The song is accompanied by a video which, assisted by filmmaker, painter, and illustrator Matt Mahurin, sees Stroud issue a challenge to viewers to wake up and take action, before it’s too late.