We at Indie Arena hope you have had a jolly Christmas full of overindulgence, drunken nights and a touch of vom for added measure. Here to sort out your woes or keep your spirits up are our 2017 selection of our favourite tunes. Enjoy.
In no particular order:
Beauty Sleep – Until We See the Sun
Beauty Sleep is an indie band creating synthy dream-pop bursting with guitar-riffs and pop-hooks
Bad Bones – You
BAD BONES is an electronic music producer based in Dublin, Ireland.
Jealous Of The Birds And Ryan Vail – Love Is A Crow
Jealous of the Birds is the solo project of hotly tipped Irish songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Naomi Hamilton. Beautifully crafted songs have been given contrasting arrangements.
Krystal Klear – Keith Haring/Dancateria (Bronx Mix)
Sounds and inspirations from 1980-1994.
Cinema – Floating
Electronic artist ‘Cinema’, is the brain child of Ireland based Peter Fleming.
Le Boom – What we do
LE BOOM’s late-night shows are a frenzy of glass-bottle beats, layered loops.
Le Galaxy – Pleasure
Close your eyes. It’s 2am. The ground is shaking underfoot and your fingers are pulled upwards by some invisible but very audible force. The force of a TUNE.
Since their debut album, Le Galaxie have replicated this scene across clubs and venues, bars and fields, tents and countries, cities and towns, parties and raves.
Columbia Mills – Battles
Columbia Mills are an Indietronica band based in Dublin, Ireland.
Liza Flume – Sheets
Raw, quirky and a little off-kilter Liza Flume’s unique presence draws you in.
Kate Grom – Heroin
Kate’s artistic trajectory grew organically from a series of almost random epiphanies.
Fontaines – Hurricane Laughter
Hurricane Laughter which is an insistent and repetitive song built on a Mark E Smith style spoken vocal and a band who are locked into a rock n roll groove.
Chasing Abbey – That Good Thing
Chasing Abbey bring a unique pop and hip-hop style to the fore.
Darling – Sail Away
“The goal was always to put together a body of work that represents who we are”.
Frankenstein Bolts – Anatomic Major
Live their sound is breezy and melodic with Cullens vocals sitting nicely amongst Comerfords guitar soundscapes.
Talos – Voices