Music

GIG Review: Forever Young Virtual Festival – Sat. 11 April

GIG Review: Forever Young Virtual Festival – Sat. 11 April

Gig Review By Frances Winston Forever Young Virtual Festival Saturday 11th April 2020. Online in your living room. €2 with all proceeds going to purchase PPE equipment for frontline workers Your friendly neighbourhood reviewer is back, after what feels like an eternity. But with the world shut down, there isn’t much to review. Until now. […]

Gay anthem YMCA honoured by Library of Congress

Gay anthem YMCA honoured by Library of Congress

The disco hit, YMCA, which became a gay anthem and international dance phenomenon, was deemed on Wednesday to be of historical importance by the de facto national library of the United States. The US Library of Congress said Village People’s 1978 song, which has inspired partygoers globally to shape out letters on the dance floor, […]

Video: Payson Lewis – Making Trouble

Video: Payson Lewis – Making Trouble

The frenetic energy in Philadelphia native, Payson Lewis’s music is what we, at EILE, feel really marks him out as exceptional. His latest track, Making Trouble, is just what the doctor ordered –  think Red Hot Chilli Peppers ‘Can’t Stop’ and you’ve some idea what you’re in for!  Singing of meeting that particular someone who […]

Video: Dark Tropics – Badlands (Official Video)

Video: Dark Tropics – Badlands (Official Video)

In EILE’s music section this morning, we are delighted to feature 19-year-old singer/songwriter Rio, and producer/songwriter Gerard from Belfast, aka pop-noir duo, Dark Tropics, and their latest atmospheric single, Badlands – a dark, pared-back ballad, with Rio’s powerful voice soaring over Gerard’s emotive piano. Citing influences such as Radiohead and The Velvet Underground, the duo […]

Listen: Arielle Silver- What Really Matters

Listen: Arielle Silver- What Really Matters

Boston-based, alto-voiced, singer-songwriter, Arielle Silver, has graced these pages before, and now has a great new single out called What Really Matters, from her album, A Thousand Tiny Torches – a new Indie/Folk/Americana compilation. Arielle draws on her own experience for inspiration in her song-writing, and in What Really Matters, she recalls “a harrowing season […]

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the January/ February 2020 issue of EILE Magazine! Weatherwise, it hasn’t turned out to be a great New Year, and the Coronavirus hasn’t helped, but when you see what EILE has in store for you, you’ll cheer up no end! Musicwise, we feature Nico Grund, Ventresca, Hawktail, and a Supergrass review by Frances […]

Listen: Renay – Pure Love

Listen: Renay – Pure Love

We at EILE love San Francisco-based, Dutch/Bolivian pop artist, Renay, who has a voice smooth as silk, (think Sade with an alt-pop, electronic twist) and an ability to write and produce really great songs. This latest dance-pop release, Pure Love, from her debut album of the same name, is no exception – and would be just […]

Club GASS: Next Club Night – Friday March 13th!

Club GASS: Next Club Night – Friday March 13th!

The team at Club GASS have another great night planned for you for Friday March 13th! On the night, the colourful Miss Kiki St Clair will be your hostess with the mostest, and dextrous DJ Ruth will be providing a feast of fantastic music to get you on the dancefloor. Doors are at 11.30pm, and […]

US: Northwest String Summit Initial Lineup – 19th Annual Festival

US: Northwest String Summit Initial Lineup – 19th Annual Festival

Northwest String Summit Announces Initial Lineup For 19th Annual Festival Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey’s McGee, Yonder Mountain String Band, and more to perform at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon, July 16-19, 2020

Video: Ventresca – Me vs You

Video: Ventresca – Me vs You

On EILE’s music slot today, we again feature 18-year-old singer, Ventresca, who has unveiled her latest single and video, Me Vs. You, a reggaeton-influenced dance-pop track about conquering your own inner fears, where she sings: “You think you can get away with all the bad decisions that you make”. She points out that you may […]