We know Sundays can sometimes be a struggle (well, not this one since tomorrow is a bank holiday, but you get the idea) so we’ve decided to help you through the overgrown, scary wilderness by picking our favourite tracks and sticking them in one, super handy place for your aural enjoyment.

As this is our first Pure M Picks, we’re casting our net a little wider than usual… enjoy.

Track of the week is from Cork’s own Neon Atlas.

Neon Atlas – Where Are We Now?

A masterclass in catchy, up-tempo rock from the band. “Where Are We Now” featured on their 2014 debut ‘Absolute Magnitude’, with their second album ‘Graffiti Reality’ set for release in July.

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We, the Oceanographers – Same Old Story

Fusing gentle synth with a mournful acoustic sound, the Dundalk band have created the perfect ambient song in “Same Old Story”.

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Skelocrats – Lyin’ Eyes

Aptly describing their sound as “DIY”, Skelocrats have crafted some terrific, old-fashioned tunes on new album ‘Bella Bella’.

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Feivel – Get My Way With You

Feivel’s new EP is indie-pop at its very best. And with “Get My Way With You”, the Swedish artist has created something truly stunning.

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Chase the River – 2AM

Chase the River is what happens when forces collide to create beautiful acoustic sounds. 2AM is from their self-titled EP.

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I Am Niamh – Wonderland

Piercing strings and haunting vocals come to the fore in “Wonderland”, the title track of I Am Niamh’s debut album set for release May 5th. It’s dark, it’s eerie, and it’s gorgeous.

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The Dead Heavys – Liquidator

Rock with the perfect amount of hooks. The track also features Aisling Browne from Cut Once on vocals. And guess what? The Waterford band have made it a free download on Soundcloud.

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The Shruggs – Keep On Smiling

An up-tempo, feel-good track from the Cork band. Proceeds from the single will go to suicide prevention group 3Ts.

 

 

New Valley Wolves – Fire in the Blood

Cover your ears kids, “Fire in the Blood” ain’t for you. A brilliant track from the Dublin band,and the second single from new album Refusal is our Weapon.

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The Grazing Saints – Some Things Never Change

Dirty rock from Norfolk, UK. “Some Things Never Change” showing just how much talent the band has.

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