Room 101 is an independent station set up in Camden Palace Cork. INDIE ARENA is an indie music show currently running on Tuesday nights 8-10 pm. The show plays new, up and coming and some yet undiscovered indie bands. Tune in to INDIE ARENA Tuesdays 8-10pm on for a taste of all things indie 🙂

Heres a bit about some of the artists and their latest info played on last nights show:

Martin Mackie is an indie pop artist and has just unveiled his new single – Drunk For Fifteen Years – featuring alternative songwriter Katie Kim on guest vocals. The song carries a summer beat and Katie Kims vocals are great on the track.

Also Royal Blood who have an upcoming UK and Ireland tour which sold-out within just two minutes. Their biggest headline show to date was at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.

The confirmation of the tour adds to fantastic breakthrough year for Royal Blood. They have already seen their Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled debut album hit no.1 as the highest charting debut rock album in three years.

To coincide with the tour announcement, Royal Blood have also launched the video for their next single ‘Ten Tonne Skeleton’ which lands December 1st. They play: 8th in Belfast, Ulster Hall and the 9th in Dublin, Olympia. Tickets on sale  9am this Friday, October 17t

Noel Gallagher announced the completion and release date of the new Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album, ‘Chasing Yesterday’ on Sour Mash Records.

2015 tour dates are:

03/03 : Belfast Odyssey Arena
06/03 : Nottingham Capital FM Arena
07/03 : Glasgow The SSE Hydro
09/03 : Manchester Arena
10/03 : London The O2 Arena


New Australian artist, Katie Miller- Heidke who has smashed all records to-date in her home country for the fastest and most successful crowd-funded album. When Kate parted company with her label she took the ever-growing independent route resulting in an overwhelming and very gratifying response from her army of loyal fans. Her forthcoming album ‘O Vertigo’ was funded entirely by the direct-to-fan platform PledgeMusic with Kate achieving her goal in only 3 days and the campaign went on to reach over 215% of its original target. Off the back of this success ‘O Vertigo’ will be soon be scheduled for release in the UK by Cooking Vinyl


Siouxsie & The Banshees have had 11 studio albums and lasted almost two decades – spanning the New Romantic age and post-punk new wave into Gothic pop. Recent Reissues are from the band’s latter career – the final four studio albums – and spread over eight years. she was a strong female lead singer with a distinct image that led the way for many to follow.


O Emperor a group form Waterford l old school friends from Waterford, who grew up playing together in various bands and discovering the records they collectively grew to love, O Emperor emerged with debut long-player Hither Thither in 2010.

Their recent record Vitreous was entirely produced/recorded by the band, affording much time for them to play around with old synthesisers and other strange pieces of equipment lying around, while also regularly playing host to all-night parties/recording sessions with friends.

Vitreous is a work that finds O Emperor carving out their very own unique aesthetic perspective. The sounds themselves admit a sense of this discovery. Luckily for everyone else, this record is one that is rediscovered again and again with each listen.

no one sun came into being in 2011 after a chance meeting between jamie hewson & nick noone. They instantly clicked & before they knew it had written, performed, produced & released their debut album All We Rely On Is Stolen. From Northwest UK this is their track you’ve chaned your mind again.

Heres last nights playlist:

No One Sun – You’ve Changed Your Mind Again

Nanu Nanu – ‘Dirt’

Siouxsie And The Banshees ~ Trust In Me



Adam Cohan – We Go Home

Noel Gallaher… What A Life

Leftfield – Original

David Bowie – Heroes

Martin Mackie – Drunk for Fifteen Years

Royal Blood –  Figure It Out

Laura Sheeran – A WAKE

ROYKSOPP- Monument

O Emperor – Contact

Falling – Waste Your Time

Imagine Dragons – Radioactive

VANN MUSIC – Gold & Silver

Mother Of Billions – Universe

Slow Place Like Home – She Comes in Colour Stereo x

Siouxsie And The Banshees ~ Trust In Me

Queen – ‘Radio Ga Ga

Katie Kim -Foreign Fleas



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