Pure M Picks – May 17th

The Wheel of Music turns, and songs come and pass, in our third Pure M Picks. By the time next Sunday rolls around, we’ll all be talking about the referendum result one way or another. If you’re not sure which way to vote, perhaps our opening track will help you decide…

Track of the Week comes from Paddy Nash & The Happy Enchiladas.

Paddy Nash & The Happy Enchiladas – Adam and Evan

The band’s new album Laughter and Love is available on Bandcamp now, and yes, every song is as good as “Adam and Evan”.

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Red Moon Bayonets – Alive 

The five-piece have released a stunning EP in A Silent Companion, and “Alive” exemplifies the group’s talent. It’s their third EP, and they have yet to put a foot wrong.

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Dani – Heartbeats

The standout track on the Belfast songwriter’s new EP. Mournful, melancholic, and gorgeous.

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Electro Sensitive Behaviour – Michael Caine

Magnificent electro from the synth pop duo. Their album is available on Bandcamp now.

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Cry Monster Cry – Atlas

“Atlas” is the second single from the band’s debut album Rhythm of Dawn, and it’s fantastic folk sound with breezy pianos. The duo were also the cover stars of Pure M issue 5.

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The River Fane – Tea

Perfect for those 3am moments alone in the dark.

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Christine B. Phelan – Stony Ocean

The Cork woman has decided to go solo, and “Stony Ocean” is a perfect introduction to her new EP.

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Yvonne McDonnell – The Savages

A fantastic track from the English songwriter, and one we were delighted to premiere last Sunday.

 

Good Dead Me – Cape Cod Girls

Mixing punk and indie rock, “Cape Cod Girls” is well worth a listen. It’ll feature on the Cork band’s upcoming album set for release later in the year.

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Mandy Bingham – Turn out the Light

“Ambience incarnate” is how our reviewer Jonathan Monahan described this track – he isn’t wrong.

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