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A classic Kevin Parker interview to begin our nostalgic build-up to Stradbally. Electric Picnic is looming large this week and, ahead of Friday's kick-off, we will be trawling through the HP vaults and delving some of ... READ MORE

GREG CLIFFORD set to launch EP this month...
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Van Morrison! Report from The Man's 70th birthday bash...
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RICK O'SHEA moves to 2fm weekends with Cormac Battle...
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TRACY CLIFFORD to move from Spin 1038 to 2fm...
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TICKETMASTER WARNS fans over counterfeit tickets...
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FOALS HIDE cassette copies of new album in Dublin...
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STRAIGHT OUTTA Compton – Are You Ready For It?...
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ARNE DAHL to appear at Malahide book festival...
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GRACE WILDE limber up for Whelan's headliner...
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WATCH: TAYLOR Swift jams with Beck and St. Vincent in Los Angeles...
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THE WEEKND among additions to VMA performers...
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VAN MORRISON back catalogue scooped by Legacy Recordings...
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DAN BROWN confirmed for Web Summit...
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CULTURE VULTURES plot Odessa Club return...
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ONE DIRECTION ‘Split' Is Official...
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COURTNEY LOVE writes messages to Kurt Cobain...
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WATCH: THE Weeknd shares new video...
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JACK WHITEHALL gets his Wickers in a twist...
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TYLER, THE Creator cancels Irish dates...
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WATCH: TRAILER for Britpop flick, Kill Your Friends + Spike Island comes to Netflix...
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TRAILER PARK lineup for Electric Picnic unveiled...
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HOP PRESS Talks at the Irish Craft Beer & Cider Festival...
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THE MINUTES plot Irish tour...
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JERRY FISH'S Electric Sideshow timetable for Electric Picnic unveiled...
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THE DELINES announce Whelan's date...
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LE GALAXIE ink major publishing deal...
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WATCH: NEW Delorentos video...
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SPORTS BROADCASTER Johnny Lyons of 98FM Dies...
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DELORENTOS' 'BRILLIANT Irish Bands' trending on Twitter...
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DONALD TRUMP proposes to scrap J-1 scheme...
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State Of Grace

A return to Stradbally, fashion and music icon Grace Jones is again sure to be among the festival's highlights. A fortnight after her appearance at Electric Picnic, the redoubtable ... READ MORE

Tame Impala confirmed for Hot Press Chatroom

Kevin Parker's lot will be joining us at Electric Picnic! Another day, another frankly massive addition to the Hot Press Chatroom line-up at Electric Picnic 2015 The kings ... READ MORE

Happy Birthday Van Morrison! Report from The Man's 70th birthday bash

P.J. Proby and Chris Farlowe are among the musical guests as east Belfast’s finest gets in festive mood on – guess where? – Cyprus Avenue... ... READ MORE

The pick of Electric Picnic's dance acts

Our dance columnist, Will Kinsella, on the electronic highlights worth checking out at Electric Picnic 2015 I recall the first Electric Picnic in 2004. It was a relatively ... READ MORE

LA Confidential

Director F Gary Gray gives lowdown on his electrifying new NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton. It was like a rap tsunami! I was on 126th St and Normandy in South Central Los Angeles ... READ MORE

Battles Interview

Fully instrumental and loving it, New York trio Battles admit vocals were always an afterthought anyway as they deliver a third album titled with Snoop's laid-back outlook in mind. ... READ MORE

Nicki Minaj calls out VMA host Miley Cyrus onstage

“Now back to this bitch that had a lot to say about me the other day in the press. Miley, what’s good?” The VMAs are known for trying to shock audiences with wild performances and ... READ MORE

RIP Wes Craven

Courteney Cox and John Carpenter lead the tributes to the legendary filmmaker. Hot Press was saddened to learn that Wes Craven, the man behind such influential slasher franchises ... READ MORE

Exclusive: The Matthews Launch New Video and Whelan’s Gig

The highly-rated Wicklow outfit are releasing a new single – and have a fab video and a Whelan’s date to celebrate it. Check out this exclusive Hot Press premiere now... The Matthews ... READ MORE

Lisa Hannigan, John Banville & Roddy Doyle among Electric Picnic Literary Tent stars

The Stradbally weekender is getting extremely close! The line-up has just been announced for the Literary Tent at Electric Picnic - and a fantastic ... READ MORE

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