Insider Music Mondays: Not This Time Yeah
Your insider catchup with what's new in music this week
Song of the week
The 2 Bears – Not This Time
Joe Goddard is the main musical genius in Hot Chip. He's been a silent hero, producing other people's records, quietly releasing his own and churning out knowledgeable remixes. He has partnered up once again with Raf Rundell as The 2 Bears, a wide-ranging dance project and the new single from the album The Night Is Young out next month, Not This Time is a classic glittering disco-funk ear-worm. They also play Dublin's Opium Rooms on November 1.
No, it's not U2 in your iTunes
Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O released a solo album called Crush Songs last week and as a surprise to the singer and us, her director friend Spike Jonze made a video for one of the songs. “It just seemed like if you have the Opera House, that song and Elle Fanning together, you shouldn’t let the opportunity go by. So we made this as a surprise gift for Karen to congratulate her on her album. She is going to see this for the first time as you do. I hope you enjoy.”
It's a cute quick one-shot no plan take:
Irish song of the week:
Shookrah – W O M A N
Shookrah are a Cork-based soul/pop eight-piece band who knocked out their fun debut single ‘W O M A N’ last week.
Shazam trending Irish track:
A regular look at what Irish people are using the Shazam app to discover....
Milky Chance - Stolen Dance
It was originally released in April 2013 but a year and five months later, the German indie sleeper hit has become a chart hit, leading to many people asking what's that track and using Shazam to find out.
Hot ticket of the week
Jungle @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin
They wowed the crowds at Electric Picnic so they'll be back for another go in February 24th when Jungle hit Dublin's Olympia Theatre next year. Tickets on sale Wednesday morning.
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