7 Deadly Acts to Dance to at Castlepalooza 2017

Artist Shit Robot

Playing Sunday Big Top Stage 00:30

Song End Of The Trail

Artist Denney 

Playing Friday Courtyard Stage 00:30

Song Mr Big Hat feat. Derrick Carter

Artist Wild Beasts

Playing Friday Centre Stage 23:30

Song Get My Bang 

Artist Le Galaxie 

Playing Sunday Centre Stage 23:30

Song Pleasure

Artist Pat Hyland 

Playing Sunday Courtyard Stage 21:30

Artist Waze & Odyssey

Playing Saturday Centre Stage 23:30

Song Seizure

Artist Cinema

Playing Sunday Big Top Stage 20:15

Song Floating


Find everything you need to know about Castlepalooza here.

7 Deadly Pictures from the Comedy Pet Awards 2017

Here are 7 deadly finalists for the Comedy Pet Photography Awards.

Dance of the Wolf

Photograph Vincent Guilbaud

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I Didn’t Mean It!

Photograph Nathan Schmidt



Photograph Erika Hetzel


On Guard

Photograph Brecht Van Gampelaere


Beach Please!

Photograph Anne Lise Gramstad



Photograph Connie Fore


Riding Along

Photograph Alice van Kempen

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Check out last year’s winners here.


7 Deadly Homegrown Talents DJing at The Beatyard

The Beatyard takes places this August Bank Holiday weekend. Here are some quality Irish talents, in no particular order:

DJ Sally Cinnamon

Playing Sunday Bumper Disco 21:00

DJ Tiny Choons 

Playing Sunday Bumper Disco 15:00

DJ Eoin Callanan

Playing Saturday Bumper Disco 16:00


DJ Oisin Meehan

Playing Sunday Bumper Disco 13:00

DJ John Mahon

Playing Sunday Beck’s Haus 19:15

DJ Stephen Flynn

Playing Saturday Bumper Disco 17:00

DJ Steve Egri

Playing Saturday Bodytonic 15:30

Check out the full timetable here.



7 Deadly Acts to Boogie to at The Beatyard

The Beatyard Festival runs August Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th 2017. Here are 7 deadly tracks from acts playing, in no particular order:

Artist Mood II Swing

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 21:00

Track All Night Long

Artist Horse Meat Disco

Playing Saturday Terminal 1 21:00

Song Waiting For You To Call

Artist Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers

Playing Saturday Main Stage 19:20

Song Can You Feel It 

Artist Bantum

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 18:00 

Song Take It

Artist Fish Go Deep

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 19:00

Song The Cure And The Cause

Artist Toots & The Maytals

Playing Sunday Main Stage 18:00 

Song 54-46 Was My Number

Artist Katie Kim 

Playing Sunday Main Stage 14:30

Song Pause

Full timetable here of the weekend music acts and performers.

7 Deadly Winners of the Mercury Prize

All the Mercury Prize winners since 1992 are listed below.

Here are 7 deadly songs of the greats:

Artist Portishead

Won 1995

Album Dummy

Stand Out Song Glory Box

Artist Badly Drawn Boy

Won 2000

Album The Hour Of Bewilderbeast

Stand Out Song Once Around The Block

Artist PJ Harvey

Won 2001

Album Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea

Stand Out Song This Mess We’re In

Artist Dizzee Rascal

Won 2003

Album Boy in da Corner

Stand Out Song Fix Up, Look Sharp

Artist Arctic Monkeys

Won 2006

Album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Stand Out Song I Bet That You Look Good On The Dance Floor

Artist alt-J

Won 2012

Album An Awesome Wave

Stand Out Song Breezeblocks

Artist James Blake

Won 2013

Album Overgrown

Stand Out Song Retrograde

Past Winners:

  • 1992   Primal Scream – Screamadelica
  • 1993   Suede – Suede
  • 1994   M People – Elegant Slumming
  • 1995   Portishead – Dummy
  • 1996   Pulp – Different Class
  • 1997   Roni Size/Reprazent – New Forms
  • 1998   Gomez – Bring It On
  • 1999   Talvin Singh – Ok
  • 2000   Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour of Bewilderbeast
  • 2001   PJ Harvey – Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
  • 2002   Ms. Dynamite – A Little Deeper
  • 2003   Dizzee Rascal – Boy in da Corner
  • 2004   Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
  • 2005   Antony and the Johnsons – I Am a Bird Now
  • 2006   Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
  • 2007   Klaxons – Myths of the Near Future
  • 2008   Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid
  • 2009   Speech Debelle – Speech Therapy
  • 2010   The xx – xx
  • 2011   PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
  • 2012   Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
  • 2013   James Blake – Overgrown
  • 2014   Young Fathers – Dead
  • 2015   Benjamin Clementine – At Least for Now
  • 2016   Skepta – Konnichiwa

Here are the 2017 Shortlisted Nominees:

  • Alt-J – Relaxer
  • Blossoms – Blossoms
  • Dinosaur – Together, As One
  • Ed Sheeran – ÷
  • Glass Animals – How to Be a Human Being
  • J Hus – Common Sense
  • Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos
  • Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone
  • Sampha – Process
  • Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
  • The Big Moon – Love in the 4th Dimension
  • The xx – I See You

The 2017 Mercury Prize Awards Show will take place on Thursday 14 September at the Eventim Apollo, west London. BBC Four will show live television coverage of the awards on the night, and they’ll also be played on BBC Radio 6 Music.

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7 Deadly Tracks from 7 Deadly Acts Playing at Metropolis Festival 2017

In no particular order:

Artist Peggy Gou

Track Gou Talk

Released 2016

Artist FJAAK

Track Don’t Leave Me

Released 2014

Artist Richie Hawtin

Track No Way Back

Released 2015

Artist TLC

Track Way Back

Released 2017

Artist Adam Beyer vs Pig&Dan

Track In Love

Released 2017

Artist Jungle

Track Busy Earnin’

Released 2014

Artist Leftfield

Track Storm 3000

Released 1995

Metropolis Festival 2017 is on the October bank holiday weekend, Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 at the RDS, Dublin. Get your ticket here.


7 Deadly Songs from the 2017 Mercury Prize ‘Album of the Year’ Nominees

The Shortlist:

  • alt-j – ‘Relaxer’
  • Blossoms – ‘Blossoms’
  • Dinosaur – ‘Together, As One’
  • Ed Sheeran – ‘÷’
  • Glass Animals – ‘How to Be a Human Being’
  • J Hus – ‘Common Sense’
  • Kate Tempest – ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’
  • Loyle Carner – ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
  • Sampha – ‘Process’
  • Stormzy – ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’
  • The Big Moon – ‘Love in the 4th Dimension’
  • The xx – ‘I See You’

7 tracks that struck a chord:

Artist Sampha

Album Process

Song (No One Knows Me) Like The Piano

Artist Dinosaur

Album Together, As One

Song Living, Breathing

Artist Blossoms

Album Blossoms

Song Honey Sweet

Artist alt-J

Album Relaxer

Song Adeline

Artist Glass Animals

Album How To Be A Human Being

Song Season 2 Episode 3

Artist J Hus

Album Common Sense

Song Clartin

Artist Loyle Carner

Album Yesterday’s Gone

Song Damselfly

The 2017 Mercury Prize Awards Show will take place on Thursday 14 September at the Eventim Apollo, west London. BBC Four will show live television coverage of the awards on the night, and they’ll also be played on BBC Radio 6 Music.

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