Album Review: Villagers – {Awayland} (Domino Records; 2013)

By COLM O'CONNOR @Colm16 Conor J. O’Brien, the man behind the Villagers, has returned to much publicity. In {Awayland}, he has crafted a different beast from 2010’s acclaimed Becoming a Jackal. This is a more radio friendly record, and is much more of a band effort, but it is no less impressive as a result.Continue reading “Album Review: Villagers – {Awayland} (Domino Records; 2013)”

Concert Review: Lady Gaga – Born This Way Ball at the Aviva Stadium

By Conor Kerr A seemingly permanent fixture on a Lady Gaga support bill, long time friend of Gaga, Lady Starlight opened the show with a set that can only be described as bizarre. Featuring eclectic backing tracks and pretentious art films, the majority of her set involved some sort of interpretive dance whilst removing anContinue reading “Concert Review: Lady Gaga – Born This Way Ball at the Aviva Stadium”