Longitude Festival! It’s the god-knows-how-many-weeks-late review! To give a brief overview, it’s Ireland’s absolute best festival lineup, but let’s get into that later. It got lucky this year with some absolutely stunning acts and the light of a rare Irish summer. But the planning of the festival itself wasn’t exactly ideal, and I missed a … Continue reading Dublin Review of Gigs 2: A late Longitude recap, plus Thundercat!
Featuring reviews of Sigur Rós, Lisa Hannigan, James Vincent McMorrow, Kojaque, Young Phantom, Sample Answer and more, it’s the first (maybe?) issue of the Dublin Review of Gigs!
A week on Sharp on UCC 98.3FM. Colm & Jonny reminisce about seeing two odd DJs. Tim is put behind the boards for the first time and panic ensues. The gang gets stickers and puts them everywhere. The playlist is possibly the best in weeks. We’ve even thrown in a live Foals review, and tons … Continue reading Episode 6 “Pablo” & Young Phantom Interview
January is the month usually home to the movies that the studios know won’t quite make the grade when it comes to award ceremonies, and thus, it usually delivers some fairly disappointing movies in order to try make at least some money for the people who made them. This January, however, is different. As I … Continue reading Matt’s Monthly Movie Review – January 2016 Edition
This week on Sharp; Colm, Jonny, David and Tim try out the new record player in the studio. Colm revisits the Goat Story for Tim’s benefit. Someone requests more anime music. We discuss Canadian current affairs. Sharp: S04E03 January 22nd: “Says” by Sharp on Mixcloud Continue reading Sharp on UCC 98.3FM: S04E03: “Says”
The Sharp gang gathers for the first time since Christmas, and someone accidentally called Africa a “large country”. Tim O’Mahony makes his Sharp debut, brought into life the studio by his brother Jonny. Sharp: S04E01 January 8th: “Large Country” by Sharp on Mixcloud Continue reading Sharp on UCC 98.3FM: S04E01: “Large Country”
I’m going to start off by saying that I think 2015 was a pretty bad year for movies, overall. Of course there were some great ones, as there are every year, but November and December this year were very quiet when it comes to award-worthy dramas, at least in general release in Ireland. The reason … Continue reading Sharp’s Best of 2015 – Movies – Matt’s Picks
Colm Cahalane, Sharp founder, takes a look at the most notable albums of 2015.
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Young Wonder should be known by now as heroes in their city. The signs are all there; two gorgeous EPs, a metric ton of blog hype, an unique and daring image, a triumphant debut album and a small, but dedicated legion of fans. Still, something seems off about their presence in Cork. In May, their … Continue reading Gig Review: Young Wonder, Talos & Daithí – 19th December, Cyprus Avenue
Today seemed to fill itself with unexpected emotional turmoil. What should have been an exciting and invigorating experience only created stress and anxiety. But more on this later. Social media is core to my life […] but I’m just sick of parading around an airbrushed version of my life on the Internet. For the majority … Continue reading A False Reality