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Auxiliary Phoenix – Interview Read More

Auxiliary Phoenix – Interview

One half of High Elders, Auxiliary Phoenix is a young producer from Carlow Ireland. He has a particularly unique style and approach to making music and it results in some intriguing and compelling material that can’t be tied down to any one genre. We got the chance to catch up with him to ask a […]

Trackstar the DJ – Interview Read More

Trackstar the DJ – Interview

I was fortunate enough to catch Run the Jewels’ gig last December at Opium Rooms in Dublin. Aside from the two emcees in the group, a familiar face was in charge of DJ duties for the night. Trackstar the DJ began working for Killer Mike and eventually progressed into Run the Jewels as the group […]

MynameisjOhn – Interview Read More

MynameisjOhn – Interview

MynameisjOhn is a producer based in Limerick Ireland. After releasing the critically acclaimed Rusangano/Family with God Knows last year, he provided about half of the beats for MuRli’s excellent Surface Tension EP, which we gave 4/5 in our review. We got a chance to catch up with jOhn to discuss software, influences and what they […]

Smoke DZA – Interview Read More

Smoke DZA – Interview

Smoke DZA is set to embark on his first ever European tour this month and we got to catch up with the Harlem rapper to ask him about his experiences attending and performing gigs. For a full list of tour dates see below. -What was the first concert you ever attended? “The first concert I […]

Simi Crowns Interview Read More

Simi Crowns Interview

Simi Crowns first popped onto my radar during an excellent support set for Pusha T, one in which he blew the main act out of the water. Since then he has gone onto support Kid Ink, Mos Def & play Electric Picnic, as well as countless other gigs. It has been a big year for […]

Scroobius Pip – Interview Read More

Scroobius Pip – Interview

With the recent announcement of a Speech Development Records tour, we spoke to Scroobius Pip about what you can expect from the night. The tour is set to hit Cyprus Avenue Cork November 19th, the Workman’s Club Dublin November 20th and Roisin Dubh Galway November 22nd. Here’s what Pip had to say about his independent […]