Category: 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: 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: The Jimmy Cake

This peace originally appeared in The Thin Air All photo’s courtesy of Fergus Kelly Who: The Jimmy Cake Where: Hanger, Dublin When: August 29th 2015 It was a long time in coming, but when it was announced that Dublin’s The Jimmy Cake were returning to the recording studio, the news was met with a huge sigh of…

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…

Gig Review: Perfect Pussy

Who: Perfect Pussy Where: Northcote Socialclub, Melbourne When: January 29th 2015 This review originally appeared on Tonedeaf.com.au Before one of the most hyped bands in recent memory took to the stage, a smattering of people witnessed a short but sonically brutal set from noise experimentalists Exhaustion. The band, made up of Duncan Blachford; guitar/vox, Per Bystrom; drums and Richard…

Album Review: Pond – “Man It Feels Like Space Again”

This review originally appeared on Tonedeaf.com.au Having already released three full length albums it seemed as though Pond were intent on being able to fly under the radar of the mid-noughtie’s psyche-rock resurgence. Things however took a not so unexpected lift-off for the Perth natives, following high praise both at home and abroad, for their 2012 release…