IMRO NEW SOUNDS STAGE
The stage to frequent if you want to say “I saw that band play to 16 people” when they’re headlining fests like this. A fine mix of new Irish and international acts, The Ticket recommends the excellent (their Any Port In A Storm mini-album is delightful), Norn Iron duo (lashing out tunes from new album Take the Whole Midrange And Boost It) and Brighton’s who play artful indie rock with casual nonchalance. Other acts on the bill include
More new and wired sounds for the masses. got a Choice Music Prize nod for their Unexpected Falls album, but it’s the band’s excellent live smarts which really get people talking.
have had a busy time with a new album ( White Wonder) and a US tour, while
January outing at Eurosonic has gained the Irish-Polish outfit much love from European festival bookers. Also hoping you swing by for a gawk today are