RECreate Announce Live Gigs
22 Apr. 2014

RECreate Announce Live Gigs


We have been following the progress of local creatives RECreate for a while now as they’ve recorded sessions with the likes of Alana Henderson and Arctic Tern (see below). Their goal is to promote quality music and creativity to a wider audience than they are used to. Part of this initiative is their announcement that going […]

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Generator’s Output #5 – Electronic & Dance Music
22 Apr. 2014

Generator’s Output #5 – Electronic & Dance Music


Generator NI have been touring round the province holding special panel events designed to help invigorate the local music scene. For their fifth iteration the event finally reaches Belfast but has a distinct focus on Electronic and Dance music. Speakers on the panel include: ▶ Adam Carter – Exclusive Promo Exclusive Promo is a UK based […]

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Breaking Bands #1 – 12th April 2014
22 Apr. 2014

Breaking Bands #1 – 12th April 2014


Breaking Bands #1  Saturday 12th April 2014 – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast A lot of things can be said about how beneficial the Oh Yeah Music Centre has been to our local music scene and this new event will only add to that. Half of the battle for bands is getting those all important […]

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Watch: A Plastic Rose – ‘Someone’s Daughter’
21 Apr. 2014

Watch: A Plastic Rose – ‘Someone’s Daughter’


From a session at Maida Vale to a slot at Hyde Park, A Plastic Rose‘s move to Nottingham seems to have gone rather swell so far. With their first post-move single, the rambunctious ‘This Side of Winter’, already behind them APR have continued to ride a wave of momentum with their latest track ‘Someone’s Daughter’ […]

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Rob’s Gig Guide: 21st – 27th April 2014
21 Apr. 2014

Rob’s Gig Guide: 21st – 27th April 2014


Probably the toughest week of 2014 when it came to picking the gigs to highlight to you lovely people. So many fantastic local gigs all piled into one weeks, why do you do this to me bands? Hidden Machine #2: The New Ancestors – Voodoo, Belfast – Thursday 24th April 2014 After a very positive start […]

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Download: The Wood Burning Savages – ‘Been Anywhere Lately’
19 Apr. 2014

Download: The Wood Burning Savages – ‘Been Anywhere Lately’


The Wood Burning Savages are just showing off now. We’ve heard stripped back acoustic folk and peppy synth-disco emanate from their camp in recent times, but for Record Store Day the Maiden City quartet have decided to dish up a delightful slice of lo-fi indie rock. What can’t they do? As if a fresh sounding […]

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No Matter Need You
18 Apr. 2014

No Matter Need You


Fat Wreck Chords needs little introduction to those with a fondness for bouncy pop punk. Run by Fat Mike from NOFX, their back catalogue contains the likes of Subhumans, Leftover Crack, Rancid, Sick Of It All, Descendents and Rise Against as well as NOFX. And a new documentary will undoubtedly boost the label’s profile further. […]

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Podcast #015 ⁞ Short, Sweet & to the Point
17 Apr. 2014

Podcast #015 ⁞ Short, Sweet & to the Point


Podcast #015 ⁞ Short, Sweet & to the Point by Chordblossom on Mixcloud The big boys are announcing their festival line-ups and new Northern Irish music is flowing, which gives us a lot to talk about in  the fifteenth CB Podcast. The Killers are set for Vital as well as a five big acts coming […]

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