Category: Indie Rock

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: Blank Realm

This piece originally appeared on The Thin Air Who: Blank Realm Where: The Workmans Club, Dublin When: September 27th 2015 It’s fair to say that Australian four piece Blank Realm may not be a name that rings a bell to most folk on this side of the world right now. The band began its life…

Introducing: Rosseau

This piece originally appeared in Issue 9 of The Thin Air Hailing from the Oak Leaf County, Rosseau are a two piece indie rock combo made up of Colm Hinds on vocals and guitar, with Daniel Kerr partnering up on drums. The duo formed just 12 months ago following some admittedly “shitty circumstances”, and have…

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…

Gig Review: The Bohicas

Who: The Bohicas Where: The Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne When: 19th June 2014 When questions such as; are they the new ‘it’ band? Or will they be the next ‘big thing?’ are bandied about regarding a young band, it’s always best to take a step back from the initial furore of the blogosphere, have a listen or two and…

Album Review: White Denim – “Corsicana Lemonade”

Prolific, enthralling and mind mindbogglingly under-rated, are just some of the terms, that can be justifiably affiliated with Texan’s White Denim. With the release of their fifth record ‘Corsicana Lemonade’, White Denim have flourished ardently, from the raw energy and garage rock sounds, that encompassed their 2008 debut ‘Workout Holiday’. From parading influences as diverse as their home…

Album Review: Man Man – ‘On Oni Pond’

Prior to listening to this record, I admit to having never previously come across Philadelphian outfit Man Man. With this new release On Oni Pond being their fifth full length record, I wasn’t sure if this could be viewed as a bonus or a hindrance. Head honcho Honus Honus, seemingly had umpteen different ideas floating through…