A selection of articles from the site focusing on various aspects of Dublin musical history. This page will be updated regularly.
+ Folk Music:
+ Punk/New Wave:
Just For Kicks (1979) (Audio and background to the seminal compilation LP)
The Sense of Ireland (1980) (Some images from the landmark music festival in London)
Dave Fanning & The Sportman’s Inn (A brief look at the south Dublin pub which hosted a who’s who of Irish New Wave acts in the 1970s/80s)
Classic Dublin Punk/New Wave Singles (The search continues…)
The Radiators From Space (A look at B. Bumble’s 1962 single Nut Rocker and The Radiators 1977’s Television Screen) & The Radiators From Space have landed back on earth
A conversation with Philip Chevron of the Pogues and The Radiators From Space
The Magnet and the history of rockabilly in Dublin
Bubbles, the 1980s mod revival nightclub.
History of Dublin Club Culture (An attempt to collate articles, online forum topics and social network groups relating to Dublin’s rave history)
Radio Jacqueline (1967)… (Focusing on the history of Pirate Radio stations in the city)
The Old Triangle (There’s been more cover versions than you think)
+ Classic Dublin music videos: