Electric Picnic 2011: Unmissable Acts

August 31, 2011


It’s that time of year again – how bloody exciting is it? Checking weather forecasts every ten minutes and hearing everything from localised flooding to heatwave… It could only be Electric Picnic week. Now, despite the line-up weighing a little heavily on the Saturday, there is plenty to see across all the days. Here a […]

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Bon Iver & James Blake: “Fall Creek Boys Choir” Stream

August 24, 2011


Last week, James Blake alluded to a collaboration with Bon Iver. The track, “Fall Creek Boys Choir”, surfaced earlier. Make your own minds up… Mainstream press has always had the problem of latching onto an act and then struggling to let go, even when it’s plainly obvious that they have taken a step awry. In […]

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Body & Soul Stage Announced

August 16, 2011


It’s getting very close to that most exciting time of year – Electric Picnic 2011 is just over a fortnight away. The announcements are coming thick and fast the last few weeks, today bolstered by the confirmation of an utterly spectacular Body & Soul line-up. The likes of CW Stoneking and Austra had long been […]

Murder Plan “Drinkin’ With the Devil” EP

August 11, 2011


After over a month on hiatus (I was ambling around the continent to those interested), Think You Can Wait returns with a series of posts on music that is simply grabbing my attention right now. The first of these is an EP by Dublin quintet Murder Plan. The very best rock & roll is always […]

Goodbye – For now!

July 5, 2011


Let’s keep this one short and sweet. I don’t like goodbyes anyway…   I am flying out of Cork airport Thursday morning (at the ungodly hour of 5a.m.) to spend 35 days travelling through Europe via planes, trains and automobiles. As such, the blog will be inactive until mid-August. I leave you with a song […]

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Cover: Bon Iver “I Can’t Make You Love Me”

June 21, 2011


At this stage, we just need to take it as fact that Justin Vernon can do no wrong… The B-Side to the physical release (remember those?) of the lead single from “Bon Iver” is a simply breathtaking cover of Bonnie Raitt’s version of “I Can’t Make You Love Me”. The story goes that despite many […]

The Antlers to Play Cork

June 21, 2011


A long way off this, but I’m still very excited… It was confirmed today that Brooklyn band the Antlers will be playing Cork’s Cyprus Avenue this coming November. On Friday the 18th, the band will bring their latest offering “Burst Apart” to the city – and it should be a spectacular show. The band shot […]

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