Hard Working Class Heroes – Meeting House Square
The festival kicks off this Thursday with gigs all over DublinTown. Here you'll find the line up for Thursday, 2nd of October, at Meeting House Square, in Temple Bar.
8pm - 8.30pm - Meeting House Square
'atriums' is the outlet of singer/songwriter Gavin Farrell from Baldoyle, Dublin, Ireland. Inspired by the homemade approach of artists such as Perfume Genius and Youth Lagoon, he set about recording his debut EP release 'tell me we both matter, don't we?'. It was recorded over the last two months in his home studio with the intention of producing intimate and emotive songs.
8.45pm - 9.15pm - Meeting House Square
Planet Parade are Michael Hopkins and Andrew Lloyd. Their debut 4 track EP "Ghosts To People" was self-released at the end of 2009 and showcased the band's idiosyncratic sound and wide-ranging musicality. In 2010 the band released a second ep 'Zulu Sound' which recieved great press reviews and national radio play including TV performances on RTE Other Voices and TG4 Ceol ar an Imeall. Following the release of 'Zulu Sound', the band opened for acts such as Passion Pit, Wild Beasts,Jape and Ellie Goulding,Including national tours with Irish bands Delorentos and Bell X1.Since then, the band have been focused on writing and recording new songs.
9.30pm - 10pm Meeting House Square
Minimalist piano/electro acoustic composer from the west of Ireland. Conor has been writing minimalist/ambient pieces for piano since his teens. His compositions draw upon elements of the traditional, classical,experimental, rock,idm and minimalist genre's . Conor's work is dramatically stark yet soothing, melancholy yet hopeful. Major musical influences include Aphex Twin, Chopin and Tool.
10.15pm - 10.45pm Meeting House Square
Liza Flume, Australian born, Dublin based artist has been rattling the Irish music circuit for the last year with her highly moving live show. Joined on stage by Brian Dillion, Liza's heartfelt lyrics are accompanied by melodic instrumentation and minimal electronica. Her Debut EP ‘Full Steam Ahead’ released at the beginning of May, gained a remarkable response from online blogs such as Nialler9.com, Hypem.com and Goldenplec and featured on Radio stations such as 98FM, 2FM and Phantom. Liza's debut single What We Called Love “is a resilient and resolved debut song suggesting a worthy new talent” -Nialler9.com and has made waves internationally, sparking the interest of Berlin based producers Monkey Safari. An EP will be released mid May featuring two remixes and the original track. Since the release Full Steam Ahead, Liza has supported John Grant (US) Emily Wells (US) Nightbeds (US) and We Cut Corners (IRE) on their recent Irish tour. Liza played CastlePalooza, Knockanstockan, Hard Working Class Heroes and Electric Picnic festivals last summer.
11.00 - 11.30 Meeting House Square