northern ireland

Interview: Philip Hammond

Belfast composer Philip Hammond on embarking on his career at the height of The Troubles, his musical inspirations and what's in store for the premiere of his new work The Blackbird's Poet.

Interview: Ryan McMullan

Northern Irish singer songwriter Ryan McMullan may not yet be a household name, but with Ed Sheeran and Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightboy already singing his praises, it’s just a matter of time...

Interview: Jealous of the Birds

Northern Irish singer songwriter Naomi Hamilton (aka Jealous of the Birds) on her new music, upcoming live dates with Declan McKenna and her love of all the American indie greats…

30 seconds interview: Ciaran Lavery

Northern Ireland Music Prize 2016 winner Ciaran Lavery hails from a tiny village in County Armagh, but his fragile, acoustic sounds have travelled far. We learn what he's got in store for 2017...

30 seconds interview: New Atlas

Liverpool based jingle-jangle pop duo New Atlas may be less than a year old, but they’re already firmly on the UK’s musical map. Learn more about their sonic masterplan...

Featured artist: Jealous of the Birds

Jealous of the Birds is the alter ego of new multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter Naomi Hamilton. Expect a fanfare of shifting melodies and crushing instrumentation on her debut LP, due soon.

30 seconds interview: Autumns

Swapping his studies in marine geoscience for the lure of dystopian electronics, Christian Donaghey, aka Autumns, has hit on a seriously out-there analogue sound, reinvented for the 21st century.