'In Circles' is the debut single from LNT from their upcoming album, which will be released early next year. The sound of LNT is an experiment. With each member coming from vastly different musical backgrounds the band blends influences such as Radiohead, Porcupine Tree, Bon Iver & Hans Zimmer into their own distinctive brand of emotive Alternative Rock.Read More
I met up with Melbourne’s The Mae Trio in Abner Browns Barbershop, while they were on tour in Ireland. We recorded this acoustic session of their track 'Sweet As Honey' exclusively for The OB Sessions.Read More
JaXson is the brainchild of Wexford Singer-Songwriter Luke Jackson who has just released new single All I'm Fighting For. His wild, high energy live performances have helped him burst onto the Irish music scene in recent months.Read More
Paramore are a band that you would be more accustomed to seeing performing in an arena-sized venue, but that doesn't mean they aren't able to strip that all back to the bare minimum.
That is exactly what Nashville rockers Paramore did when they performed for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series.Read More
Lilla Vargen, a Belfast based indie singer-songwriter has released her debut single ‘Hold On’. Each utter from Vargen's tender vocal is special in this tender piece. In a music scene that is coming out with so many loud and full sounds, the more stripped back and subtle approach is something that breathes a breath of fresh air into Ireland!Read More
I recently met up with Lydia Ford in The Workman's Club Vintage Room, where we recorded this acoustic version of her track 4AM.
Lydia is a singer-songwriter form Mayo that has moved sticks to New York. Ford’s music now takes inspiration from her subway rides rather than the green coast of west Ireland.Read More
One of the stand out stars coming out of a packed up and coming scene in Ireland. LAOISE returns with new single 'Rich' an atmospheric track that just feels so right coming from the Galway singer.Read More
After a Choice Music Song of the Year nomination for her debut single ‘Love No More’ and over a million Spotify streams of her latest single ‘Troublemaker’, Soulé stands at the forefront of a new wave of Irish electronic pop, hip-hop and R&B. The fast-rising Dublin-based, London-born musician builds on her growing acclaim by sharing her brand new track ‘What Do You Know’.Read More
Siv Jakobsen is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who was recently on tour in Ireland. While on tour we filmed this exclusive acoustic session of her track 'Blanket' in the Vintage Room of The Workman's Club, Dublin.Read More
Translated as “simple” in Welsh, SYML is the creation of Brian Fennell, a Seattle-native and founding member of the indie-rock band Barcelona. With a keen grasp on textural and emotive songwriting, Fennell combines piano, minimalist synth and string-scapes with ethereal vocals to take the listener on a journey through the sensesRead More
Ivy Nations have retuned after a summer of stand out festival performances, at Sea Sessions, Indiependence and on the main stage of Castlepalooza, with a live video for their single 'Live By Design'.Read More
After a two year hiatus St. Vincent returns with a video for her track “New York” originally released earlier this summer. The video was directed by celebrated visual artist Alex Da Corte, his first time working in the music video format.Read More
Aoibhin is a 19 year old singer/songwriter based in Dublin. She has just released the music video to her track 'My Choice', a song mainly reflecting being shut out by society, with the main inspiration for it being the incredible Repeal the 8th (the pro-choice) campaign in Ireland.Read More
Jafaris finds his superpower in new single 'If You Love Me'.
If You Love Me is the 2nd single taken from his Velvet Cake - 4 track EP, released back in April.Read More
Agro-soul Dublin based outfit BARQ have released new single 'Optimus Prime', a soaring and constantly fuelled track that screams for you to believe.Read More
Lucy & La Mer is the stunning musical endeavour of Los Angeles based singer, songwriter and activist Lucy LaForge. Lucy’s sound consists of delicate indie folk melodies, alluring pop layered vocals and her signature baritone ukulele.Read More
The OB Live alumni Basciville have released their anticipated new single 'Diving Hour' ahead of their nationwide tour starting this September.
'Diving Hour' is an incredible follow up to their debut EP 'Blues in Red', and retains the sensibility of a band clearly at ease with their craft but eager to comment on the world as they see it.Read More
Tanjier tell stories through their lyrics and Hymn is no different. Having previously explored social taboos like mental health, prostitution, youth and nostalgia. 'Hymn' pushes them further in new directions, exploring a man lusting for a prostitute he met - even though he has a family.Read More
The fin.’s latest single ‘Heat (It Covers Everything)’ feels like the dream residue of a summer that even the sumemr rain couldn't quash. Soft rippling textures and synth arpeggios cloak the song in a blanket of melodic warmth while Yuto Uchino’s vocal line is soft and delicate.Read More
French-Cuban twins Ibeyi are back to announce details of their second album Ash, a record that tackles subjects as diverse as womanhood, spirituality, activism and racism, all conveyed in Ibeyi’s own unique blend of modern pop, hip-hop and electronic influenced music that incorporates the traditional sounds of Yorùbá.Read More