Archive for August, 2008

D-Side – Invisible

Monday, August 25th, 2008

D-Side are an Irish boyband that was established in 2001 and had success in Japan, the United Kingdom, and Europe. The band was originally made up of five members, Ryan O’Rian, Shane Creevey, Derek Moran, Damien Bowe and Dane Guiden, but became a threesome, however, when Damien and Dane both left for personal reasons. Over the past few years they have been successful in Japan where their single “Invisible” reached number one. Enjoy the video of Invisible below.

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Fight Like Apes – Lend Me Your Face

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Fight Like Apes are an Irish music band formed in Dublin in 2006. Their members are Tom (bass), Adrian (drums), “Pockets” (so named because of his tendency to “pocket” cigarette lighters) on synth and Maykay on vocals and synth. The band were nominated for two Meteor Awards in 2008, one for Best Live Performance for their November 2007 gig at Whelan’s, and the other for Best Irish Band.

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The Frames – Star Star

Monday, August 11th, 2008

The Frames is an influential Irish band based in Dublin. Founded in 1990, the group has released six albums and appeared in numerous music videos. The band’s ex-bassist John Carney has become a film director, writing and directing the award-winning 2007 film Once, which stars the band’s singer/guitarist Glen Hansard, who wrote much of the music for the film.

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Bell X1 – Flame

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Bell X1 are an Irish rock band from North County Kildare in Ireland. They have released three critically-acclaimed albums in Ireland, and are rapidly gaining success in the United States, where their music has been used on popular television shows such as The O.C. and Grey’s Anatomy.

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