Category: Alternative

Gig Review: Ash

This Piece originally appeared on The Thin Air Photos courtesy of Isabel Thomas Who: Ash Where: Olympia Theatre, Dublin When: December 15th 2015 It’s hard to believe that Downpatrick’s favourite sons Ash have reached the twenty-third year of their career. It doesn’t seem all that long ago when the teenage trio of Tim Wheeler, Rick…

Gig Review: Therapy?

This piece originally appeared on The Thin Air Gig photos courtesy of Ste Murray Who: Therapy? Where: The Button Factory, Dublin When: December 11th 2015 One of the main qualities of a band such as Therapy? is their pure and unadulterated unwillingness to compromise. During their 26 year career they’ve never shied away from sticking…

Gig Review: Still Little Fingers

This piece originally appeared on The Thin Air Who: Stiff Little Fingers Where: The Academy, Dublin When: November 13th 2015 The last time I saw Stiff Little Fingers (SLF) was when previous bassist Bruce Foxton was still amongst their ranks. With him having left the fold in ‘06, to say that tonight’s gig was something…

Album Review: Little xs For Eyes – “Everywhere Else”

This piece originally appeared in Issue 7 of The Thin Air Nearly four years have passed since Dublin six piece little xs for eyes, dropped their sun drenched debut S.A.D. upon unsuspecting listeners, so the question now is: whether the delay with this sophomore effort has been worth the wait? It’s with a sigh of relief that…

Single Review: Slow Motion Heroes – “Resolution”

Cork based five piece Slow Motion Heroes’ most recent single ‘Resolution’ is the first track to be lifted from the groups’ forthcoming debut album, which will be out later this year courtesy of Ireland’s Fifa Records. Slow Motion Heroes is made up of – Barry McAuliffe: vox, Dan Breen: guitar/vox, Joe Jolley: piano/vox, Antoine Madiot:…