The Murder CapitalIRL
Dark post-punk from Ireland
The Murder Capital are a five-piece Dublin-based band made up of James McGovern, Morgan Wilson, Damien Tuit, Matt Wilson and Cathal Roper. This Dublin-based band utilize rumbling dread and the cathartic elements of post-punk. 2018 was a breakthrough year for the band, with their own explosive live shows and gigs with Slaves, Shame and Fontaines DC. They have also been included in The Guardian’s Ones to Watch 2019 and included in NME’s 100 Essential New Artists for 2019.
An idiosyncratic, challenging and richly lyrical singer/ songwriter, Junior Brother is the pseudonym of Co. Kerry, Ireland singer Ronan Kealy. Chosen as one of RTÉ’s Rising Irish Stars of 2018, and as one of The Irish Times’ contenders ready to break through in 2019, Junior Brother has built a rabid following thanks to unmissable live shows, and music both excitingly forward-looking and anciently evocative. His strange stories unfold with reckless abandon upon an idiosyncratic Guitar and Foot Tambourine accompaniment, influenced as much by the avant-garde as music from the middle ages and his home place in rural Ireland.