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In the Hot Press drug special…

Now on the shelves, the new issue features cover star Damon Albarn in deep conversation. As he touches on his relationship with heroin, we also get takes on drugs from the likes of Belfast production hero David Holmes and more… Something of a landmark issue of Hot Press this fortnight, as we unveil the results ... READ MORE

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CELI DE Collective top Indie Album Chart...
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PHARRELL CONTINUES Singles Chart domination...
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PAOLO NUTINI at No. 1...
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DOWNLOAD: FREE Global Drug Survey harm reduction guides...
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THE RIPTIDE Movement play instore as HMV returns to Grafton Street on Saturday...
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RECORD STORY Day fever grips Ireland...
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SUGGS FOR Ulster Hall...
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PJ GALLAGHER & Eric Lalor for Olympia...
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OVERHEAD, THE Albatross for The Grand Social...
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JANET DEVLIN set to release debut LP...
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RODRIGO Y Gabriela: album details & NCH show...
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LISTEN: NEW Black Keys...
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IRISH USE of MDMA Among Highest In The World...
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PASSENGER ANNOUNCES O2 show...
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ORB & Gavin James team up for #eurosaverLIVE GIG...
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TIRED PONY for Bushmills Live...
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BAND OF Skulls announce Dublin date...
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LISTEN: NEW Lana Del Rey...
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LISTEN: SIGUR Rós' Game Of Thrones song...
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JOHNNY MARR Among Bulmers Live Acts...
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THE BURNING Question: Drugs...
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HOT PRESS Storeroom Sessions: Therapy?...
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ELVIS, IMELDA May, Glen Hansard & The Gloaming star for Michael D...
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OLAF TYARANSEN reading in the Roisin Dubh this Sunday...
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RIPTIDE MOVEMENT debut at top of Irish album chart...
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FREE MUSIC Friday...
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WATCH: NEW Indiana video...
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ASLAN RELEASE their own Olympia tickets...
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PHARRELL TOPS singles chart once again...
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NATHAN CARTER holds off Arctic Monkeys in chart battle...
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HILARY WOODS announced as Revelator Orchestra guest...
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JULIE FEENEY plays special Vicar St. show...
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WATCH: RICHIE Sambora announces Irish dates + concert video...
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CORK PRESENTATION of Rory Gallagher-inspired novella...
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PROPELLER PALMS for Monroe's Live...
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BODY & Soul unveil further additions to line-up...
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SEAN HUGHES' Irish tour is underway...
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YOU RAISE Me Up A Hit At Civil Rights Museum...
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ELECTRIC SIX announce Academy comeback...
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FUTURE ISLANDS for Vicar St....
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WATCH: NEW Queens Of The Stone Age video...
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MIKE SCOTT & Steve Wickham set to play Whelan's...
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NEVILLE STAPLE among Tramore Ska Fest headliners...
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DUBLIN'S ELASTIC Witch to close its doors...
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FROM THE Hot Press archives: Paolo Nutini...
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CHRIS REA announces Dublin Gig...
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MARISSA NADLER set for Dublin return...
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THE PRESIDENT issues Peaches Geldof statement...
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PAOLO NUTINI on the 'agony and the ecstasy' of love...
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WATCH: NEW video from Wild Beasts...
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CIAN NUGENT & The Cosmos announce Dublin date...
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WATCH: DAMON Albarn interview...
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EPS + album on way from Paul Noonan's new project...
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PEACHES GELDOF, Daughter Of Bob Geldof, Dies...
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JACK WHITE for Kilmainham...
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WATCH: NEW Coldplay video...
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LE GALAXIE headline Marriage Equality show...
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RIP JESSE Winchester...
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EXTRA TICKETS to be released for One Direction...
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RIP MICKEY Rooney...
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WATCH: BRUCE Springsteen covers Van Halen...
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LUCIUS FOR Dublin...
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DOWNLOAD: NEW music from Midlake, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Kaiser Chiefs & more...
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WATCH: NEW Bitter Rocc video...
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DYLAN MORAN: 'For me, priests were never a source of guidance'...
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HOZIER AND Pharrell battle it out on Singles Chart...
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KODALINE BACK at Irish Album Chart summit...
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NATHAN CARTER tops Indie Album Chart...
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FREE MUSIC Friday...
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HOT PRESS Storeroom Sessions: Jasper Mook...
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THE RIPTIDE Movement release third album...
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O.R.B ANNOUNCE unplugged HMV tour...
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BELSONIC: QUEENS Of The Stone Age, Kodaline & more...
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TV3 TO offer voluntary redundancy scheme...
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INSIDE THE new Hot Press featuring Cover Star Paolo Nutini...
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LISTEN: BRAND new tune from Lana Del Rey...
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BELL X1, Donal Lunny & Lisa O'Neill among those playing taster gig for new Dublin festival...
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GINNELS ALBUM launch this month...
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CROWDED HOUSE to headline Barretstown gig...
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RYAN SHERIDAN to headline NewC Fest in Longford...
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WATCH: TRAILER for the new Dexys Midnight Runners film...
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NICOLE MAGUIRE to play The Late Late Show...
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LISTEN: JANELLE Monae covers David Bowie...
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TURIN BRAKES announce three Irish dates...
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LISTEN: DRAKE'S new Lauryn Hill-sampling song...
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TUPELO SET to play benefit for children with autism...
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ANDREA BOCELLI for Dublin...
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WATCH: LORDE'S latest single...
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WATCH: NEW Klaxons video...
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WATCH: SOAK performs live with RAMS' Pocket Radio...
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NEW DAVID Gray album due out in June...
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RTE AND Sky Win Rights To GAA Championships...
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JACK WHITE announces new solo album release...
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MARTHA REEVES for Dublin...
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HIDDEN HIGHWAYS for Stags Head...
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MARIA DOYLE Kennedy for Sugar Club...
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NEW MICHAEL Jackson album details announced...
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WATCH: PAUL Weller for Dublin + studio show...
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PRESIDENT TO receive Honorary Award at IFTAs...
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ROYSEVEN TO split...
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ANTHRAX ANNOUNCE Irish dates...
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THE BURNING Question: Kate Bush & Touts...
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HERMITAGE GREEN, The Riptide Movement & Gavin James to play Limerick together...
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RORY FLECK-BYRNE to star in big budget horror flick...
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PANTHA DU Prince @ National concert Hall: Review...
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ELVIS COSTELLO adds Belfast date + working on Dylan project...
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THE RIPTIDE Movement performing on the Late Late Show!...
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PHANTOM 105.2'S successor TXFM announces schedule...
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THE HOT Press Vault: RSAG, Neon Wolf and more @EP 2013...
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RAGLANS TOP the Indie Album Chart...
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KATE BUSH tickets sell out in under fifteen minutes...
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ASLAN ADD second Olympia date...
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WATCH: LOU Reed Tribute by The Strypes and BP fallon....
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THE HOT Press Vault: Nathan Connolly @ EP 2013...
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RDS MUSIC Bursary worth €10,000 awarded in April...
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KAISER CHIEFS to visit Belfast...
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SQUARE PEGS Play Whelan's Tonight...
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YOU ME At Six & Little Matador for Biffy Clyro support...
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INDIE SUPERGROUP The Delines announce Irish tour...
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THE HOT Press Vault: Editors Interview @ Olympia...
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WATCH: THE Strypes on ‘Letterman’...
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MINNIE AND the Illywhackers to play at The Stags head...
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PACINO'S AT Night launches weekend entertainment...
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O.R.B ANNOUNCE details of their second album...
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SEARCH IS on for the finest festivals around...
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TWO SMASHING Pumpkin albums due 2015...
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STOREROOM SESSION: Barry Finnimore...
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WATCH: ED Sheeran performs new track...
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THE HOT Press Vault: Propeller Palms @EP 2013...
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TROUBLE PILGRIMS Announce Workmans Gig...
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BUMPER LINE-UP for Good Friday Barn Dance VII...
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WATCH: NEW video from Laura Elizabeth Hughes...
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THE HOT Press Vault: Hudson Taylor @ EP 2013...
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WATCH: NEW Bombay Bicycle Club Video...
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PIERCE TURNER to stream live show this Sunday...
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WATCH: ADRIAN Crowley Tour Movie...
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LISTEN: NEW Chrissie Hynde single + album details...
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JAMES AMONG Groove Festival additions...
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MISS PANTI announces stand-up date...
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DUM DUM Girls for Dublin...
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AMAZING SNAKEHEADS line-up Dublin show...
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OPPENHEIMER AND Pallotta for Darklight Reboot 2014...
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STAND-UP GIG for a good cause next week...
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MARIO ROSENSTOCK for Cork...
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DISCOVERY GRANTED to Reynolds in Festival Dispute...
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Founding member of Students For Sensible Drug Policy Graham de Barra tells Olaf Tyaransen why current drug education is failing. The SSDP banner said it all: ‘250,000 ... READ MORE

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Electro-indie troupe Codes swoop back with a cracking new long-player Five long years have elapsed since electro-rockers Codes released Trees Dream In Algebra. But if our ... READ MORE

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Of the 17 countries surveyed in the Global Drugs Survey, Ireland has the most expensive cannabis. And Irish drug users pay very high prices too for cocaine and MDMA. Conducted for the ... READ MORE

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