After the huge success of the first part of their Super World Tour last autumn, the Pet Shop Boys have just announced a concert date for Ireland. Following sold-out concerts in the USA, Canada, Germany, Holland and Denmark, the band...
The annual Vital Festival returns to Belfast's Boucher Road Playing Fields on Saturday 26 August - Tickets go on Sale this Friday, March 31 at 9am. Taking to the main stage for what promises to be a phenomenal headline set...
The Punchestown Music Festival returns this Summer with a two-day line up featuring Tom Jones and Jess Glynne, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July. Performing across the weekend will be Deacon Blue, Lightning Seeds, Dr Hook, Roland Gift, Village People,...
The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday March 31st.  This is the album that fans have been hoping for since 1984! 'MODERNISED' features 12 songs penned by acclaimed singer/songwriter and Blades...
The mysterious case of Mr.Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems to have all the tools needed to be a constant leading man, with action star looks and a weird off-beat personality, it...
Nothing good ever happens in space. Life follows a group of researchers on the International Space Station who receive soil samples taken from Mars. From these samples they discover a microscopic alien organism, the first evidence of life beyond...
NEXT SERIES OF ALBUM REISSUES TO BE RELEASED FROM 19th MAY 12 ALBUMS ON HEAVYWEIGHT 180GRAM BLACK VINYL NO PRAYER FOR THE DYING / FEAR OF THE DARK / THE X FACTOR / VIRTUAL XI /BRAVE NEW WORLD / ROCK IN...
The Age of Shadows is a precisely crafted and excitingly stylish picture hailing from South Korea. Directed and written by Jee-woon Kim, this is a movie which offers a great deal, from thrilling chases to rip-roaring murder montages, and throw...
Electric Ray and the Shockers are an Austrian rock band that have created their own crazy blend of punk, psych and surf rock. The group is fronted by Electric Ray and his backing band is made up of Manuel...
Andrew Goldring is an American singer-songwriter who mixes the classic sounds of legendary musicians like Neil Young and Ryan Adams with a modern style which incorporates lo-fi sounds and fuzzy guitars. His newest single, “Cosmic Dance”, which was self-engineered...

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MUSIC

The Black Light – All Forgotten Dreams (Album Review)

The Black Light
All Forgotten Dreams is the debut album from Swindon/Southampton based duo The Black Light. There's an updated...

Ängie releases video for new single ‘Spun’

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Swedish star Ängie has unveiled the video for her highly acclaimed new single 'Spun', out now through...

Freeze the Atlantic: The People Are Revolting album review

Farnborough based band Freeze the Atlantic first came to fruition in 2009 when Hundred Reasons guitarist Andy...

Empty Lungs: Don’t Get It EP review

Empty Lungs
The last few years have certainly been fruitful for Belfast based band Empty Lungs. On top of churning...

MOVIES

The Salesman

The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, comes to us as this year's Oscar...

The Olive Tree

With the advent of movies like Toro and Cien Años De Perdón (A Hundred Years Of Forgiveness),...

First Look: American Gods Trailer

The TV adaption of Neil Gaiman's American Gods is just about ready to premiere on both sides of the...

First Look: Aardman’s Early Man Trailer

From the creative minds behind Wallace & Gromit comes Early Man. Set at the dawn of time, Dug the Caveman...

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INTERVIEWS

Pure M chats to… The Doors Alive

To call The Doors Alive merely a tribute act would be a huge disservice to what  is the...

Pure M meets Dublin Art-Pop Duo Æ Mak Ahead Of Irish Tour

Dublin band Æ Mak have announced their new single, 'I Walk', which will be launched in The...

Pure M chats to… The Answer

They are The Answer, a rock band from Northern Ireland. They write, perform and love to kick...

Pure M chats to… Ailbhe Reddy

Dublin musician Ailbhe Reddy is a singer-songwriter whose deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and a memorable voice lingers...

Pure M Chats to….. Tucker Beathard

Tucker Beathard is the son of Nashville songwriter Casey Beathard and the brother of University of Iowa quarterback C.J Beathard. Beathard...

CULTURAL

The Catholic Church: Hypocrisy at its finest

Catholic
Growing up, I had never heard of a “Mother and baby home” being in existence. It sounds...

“Just bin it and forget about it”- what really happens to all the things we own

Bin
In this phase of high mass consumption that we live in, putting rubbish into a bin is...

An Inconvenient Truth

Truth
We surely live in historic times. The world, or at least the one that is ever-increasingly mediated...

GAMES

Sniper Elite 4: Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Review

Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a...

Four reasons to pick up Mafia 3

Mafia 3
If you haven’t bought 2k’s new game, Mafia 3, then here are four reasons you should consider...

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