Archive for November, 2008

Humanzi – Out on a Wire

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Humanzi are an Irish rock band based in Dublin, Ireland. Humanzi released their debut album Tremors on Fiction/SFR July 24th 2006. It features the singles Fix The Cracks and Diet Pills and Magazines. Tremors was produced by Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails) and Garreth Mannix.

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The Devlins – Waiting

Monday, November 17th, 2008

The Devlins are an alternative rock band originating from Dublin, Ireland. Their most recognized songs are Waiting, featured in remix form on the 2002 Six Feet Under soundtrack, but originally from their 1997 release Waiting and World Outside which was included in the 2004 drama Closer and also used in HBO advertisements for their original programming. They have released four albums until now and are recording their next album due out in 2009.

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Hybrasil – When I’m Yawning

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Hybrasil formed when five friends from the small seaside town of Wicklow, Ireland, built a homemade studio and spent six months working on demos that they passed out to their friends and anyone else that would listen. In 2005 the band was selected for the IMRO Showcase, Bud Rising Festival and Hard Working Class Heroes Festival. A number of high profile gigs also ,followed supporting such acts as Republic Of Loose, Idlewild and The Chalets, whilst they also opened for legendary Liverpool act The La’s, for their first gig in over a decade.

Big Tom and The Mainliners – Four Country Roads

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Big Tom and The Mainliners is a Country and Irish Showband from the Castleblayney area of County Monaghan, Ireland. Originally named as The Mighty Mainliners, the band became famous after appearing on RTÉ Television in 1966 performing their hit song Gentle Mother which reached number 7 in the Irish pop charts. In the early seventies, the band changed their name to The Mainliners, however soon afterwards they adopted the name Big Tom and the Mainliners in line with other Irish Showbands where a single man was used to take centre stage.