The U.S. has experienced two “British Invasions” in the world of music. The first was led by The Beatles in the 1960s, and the second brought a focus on New Wave music in the 1980s. Based upon our email submissions in the last two months, there are makings of an invasion from the coast of the Irish Sea opposite to Liverpool. So, it’s not a third British Invasion – it’s a Dublin Invasion. And we are more than willing to surrender.
“Concentrate” dropped more than a year ago. But we were clueless until the video was released this year. The powerful video represents moments leading to a person's embrace of her gender identity.
Listening to “Sabbath,” it's not be apparent that Hilary Woods gained her Indie fame as a bassist. The song is built around vocals and the piano. “Sabbath” is a smoldering piece for much of its duration, but starting at 3:31, it is a progressive build into a raging fire.
EDEN is the performance name of Jonathan Ng, a 20 year-old Dubliner. He is a multi-instrumentalist who will be touring North America starting on September 7, 2016. Among the stops is a visit to San Francisco on September 14. The song “Circles” is our favorite song from his EP “I Think You Think Too Much of Me.”
Le Boom has an energetic song in “What We Do,” and the video represents that energy. Le Boom is the performance name of Christy Leech.
“Fall” is the lead track on Lisa Hannigan’s album “At Swim.” Quoting the email submission: