Race the Flux with support from Pranks, Whelans, April 15th. Doors: 11.30pm.

Race the Flux are a four piece alternative rock band from Galway. They showcase a mature and commercially experimental sound in their currrent EP ‘Olympians’, which was recorded & mixed by Rocky O’Reilly (Oppenheimer, ASIWYFA, The Wonder Villains) at Start Together Studios, Belfast, is a follow up to the band’s Debut LP ‘Dutch Buffalo,a perfect blend of alternative rock with electronic influences released in June 2013, which received very positive reviews.

Their track ‘Olympus Mons’has been used by the the Munster rugby team as their pitch entrance music for the 15/16 season. They have had a wealth of live experience supporting the likes of Tame Impala, And So I watch You From Afar, El Ten Eleven, The Redneck Manifesto, Alpha Male Tea Party & 100 Onces. They have also graced the stages of Irelands premier festivals such as Electric Picnic, Knockanstockan & Vantastival. They were also long listed for Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent 2016.

Pranks are a two piece grunge rock band based in Dublin. Friends since primary school, Micheal Sheil (Guitar and vocals)and Gearoid Connaughton (Drums). For the last ten years, the two have been honing their seperate skills. Micheal, producer and general guitar wizard with Roscommon based ‘We Town Criers’, and Geariod as drummer with ‘Daisy Chopper’, who has performed alongside rock heavyweights like Queens of the Stone Age, and

In 2014, their love of big, fuzzy, noisy riffs brought them together to create Pranks. Check out their latest single El Capitan

Their live show is simply, not to be missed.


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