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Electric Picnic 2011: Unmissable Acts

August 31, 2011

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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 […]

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

August 24, 2011

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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 […]

Body & Soul Stage Announced

August 16, 2011

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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

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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 […]

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

June 21, 2011

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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 Quad is Dying

June 18, 2011

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The alternative scene in Cork was dealt a critical blow over the last few days when rumours circulating regarding the potential closure of the Quad Bar on Tuckey Street were proven to be true. It will be sadly missed. While Cork is not short on music venues (we are in fact blessed in comparison to […]

Yellow Ostrich Sign to Barsuk Records

June 14, 2011

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As per the band’s own Facebook page, Yellow Ostrich have signed to Barsuk Records and their debut album “The Mistress” is set for an August re-release as such. With any luck, hard copies of the album might finally make their way over to this side of the Atlantic. Now a three piece, Yellow Ostrich are […]