not a member? click here to sign up

Contributor Bio

Natalie Dyer

Related Content

Latest Articles by Natalie Dyer

Track Of The Day: Track Of The Day: NEOMADiC, 'TiCKER'

2018-01-23 13:35:00

Low fi, hazy beats from Irish rap duo NEOMADiC in their new music video ‘TiCKER’.

Message: Quiz: Are These Donald Trump Quotes or Grime lyrics?

2018-01-17 12:42:00

Are you the salmon of knowledge when it comes to the POTUS and Grime? Find out here...

News: Get a Free Bottle of Miller on Arrival at TRAMLINE LIVE MONDAYS

2018-01-11 16:45:00

Here's a whopper Monday night drinks deal to avail of, down at the newly refurbished Tramline venue on Hawkins Street.

News: How the World Watched Porn in 2017

2018-01-11 14:43:00

Here's the highlights from Pornhub’s annual press release. Aka, the "we've been collecting data every time you bang one out" report.

News: Last Surviving Member of Motörhead, Dies Aged 67

2018-01-11 12:24:00

Musician Eddie Allen Clarke, known as "Fast Eddie", has died after suffering from pneumonia aged 67.

News: Germany Considers Making New Immigrants Take Concentration Camp Tours to Eradicate Anti-Semitism

2018-01-11 11:30:00

The proposal is believed to help tackle hateful attitudes among new arrivals in the country.

News: Three Complaints of Bullying and Harassment at RTE

2018-01-11 11:03:00

At the behest of the Freedom of Information act, RTE have released allegation details about inappropriate behaviour dating back to 2013.

News: This Show Has a 100% Fresh Rating and Just Arrived on Netflix

2018-01-11 10:28:00

Netflix's new addition is predicted to be a huge hit...

News: Marvel Giving Popular Female Character a Standalone Film

2018-01-11 10:09:00

Film fans have been awaiting the character's solo outing since her first appearance in 2010.

News: TRAMLINE LIVE MONDAYS: Orchid Collective to Headline First Night

2018-01-08 15:42:00

In association with Hot Press, TRAMLINE LIVE MONDAYS are to host some of Ireland's best underground musicians from January 15. First to enter the venue's spotlight, will be headliners Orchid Collective with support from Vulpynes and Jesse John Heffernan.

News: WATCH: The Killers Cover Arcade Fire's ‘Crown Of Love’

2018-01-08 12:42:00

The Killers surprised fans in Quebec over the weekend by covering Arcade Fire’s ‘Crown Of Love’.

News: Anair TV Announce Music Series With TG4 Ahead of TradFest 2018

2018-01-08 11:46:00

Anair TV are teaming up with Temple Bar Company to produce a six part series about traditional music during Tradfest 2018.

News: Dublin Smartphone Film Festival on Lookout for Filmmakers

2018-01-05 11:29:00

The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival - celebrating filmmakers who shoot exclusively on mobile devices - has its debut on January 27.

News: Grime is Now Recognised as an Official Genre on Spotify

2018-01-04 14:42:00

Spotify has officially recognised Grime by giving it a standalone category.

Hot Stuff: Most Engaging Tweets Of 2017 Revealed

2018-01-04 12:06:00

Social media analytics firm, Talkwalker, has checked the stats and listed the top ten tweets that received the most engagement throughout 2017.

News: The Distillers Hint at Getting Back Together for 2018

2018-01-04 11:28:00

The distillers' frontwoman, Brody Dalle, teases the band's return for 2018.

News: Britney Expected to Bring Tour to Dublin This Summer

2018-01-04 11:01:00

Details of Britney Spears' upcoming world tour are starting to emerge.

News: David Bowie’s Son Launches Book Club Inspired by his Dad

2018-01-03 17:03:00

Duncan Jones - the famous director who also happens to be the son of Bowie - has started the David Bowie Book Club.

News: WATCH: Brutal Deleted Scene From IT Surfaces Online

2018-01-03 15:49:00

You have been warned...

Commentary: 12 Bizarre Music Collaborations That Almost Happened

2018-01-03 12:54:00

Bringing you some of the biggest "what ifs"...

Live: GIG REVIEW + GALLERY: NYE Countdown Concert with Kodaline, Keywest and Hudson Taylor

2018-01-02 12:38:00

Hot Press rings in 2018 with Kodaline, Keywest, Hudson Taylor - and 8,000 of their devoted fans - for NYF Dublin’s fourth countdown concert.

News: Screech From 'Saved By The Bell' plays Harvey Weinstein in Violent New Music Video

2017-12-27 18:23:00

Saved By The Bell actor Dustin Diamond has portrayed Harvey Weinstein in a violent new music video.

News: Chance The Rapper Critiques Depiction of Racism in New Netflix Movie Bright

2017-12-27 16:40:00

The 'No Problem' rapper has taken to Twitter to discuss the portrayal of race in Netflix's new movie, Bright.

News: Star Wars Actor Alfie Curtis Dies Aged 87

2017-12-27 15:48:00

Star Wars' Alfie Curtis, who acted in the 1977 film Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 87.

News: Ridley Scott Has Blunt Thoughts About New Blade Runner Movie

2017-12-27 14:58:00

The director of the Alien franchise addressed his feelings towards Denis Villeneuve's follow-up to his work on Blade Runner.

News: Cher Defends Meryl Streep After 'She Knew' Allegations Surface

2017-12-27 13:33:00

Cher has come to the defence of Meryl Streep following accusations that the actress knew about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct.

Track Of The Day: Hot Press Track of The Day: Bobby Basil '1 Time Thing' Feat Huva

2017-12-27 11:57:00

Irish Hip Hop artist, Bobby Basil, drops new single '1 Time Thing' in aid of Pieta House.

News: Album Full of Irish Hip Hop Talent in Aid of Pieta House Out Now

2017-12-27 11:40:00

The District Recordings label has just released an album full of Irish Hip Hop talent in aid of Pieta House.

Commentary: The Ultimate Playlist of Irish Christmas Songs From The Past Decade

2017-12-24 11:30:00

Here’s a few underrated Irish scorchers to heat you up during these cold days of Christmas.

News: John Legend Cast as Jesus in New Version of Jesus Christ Superstar

2017-12-20 12:51:00

John Legend has been given the lead role for a new live version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Album: ALBUM REVIEW: Andy Warhol's Dream, Trevor Sensor

2017-12-20 10:55:00

Straightforward songs with a jagged vocal rawness.

News: Gorillaz Releasing New Album Next Year

2017-12-20 10:35:00

After the release of their highly anticipated album Humanz back in April, they've announced another album release for next year.

Interview: Ireland's Music Subculture Fans Tell Hot Press What They Think About Eachother

2017-12-19 12:05:00

Ready for some counter-intuitive counter-culturing? Hot Press' Natalie Dyer speaks with die hard fans in Ireland’s underground music scenes. All to see what they think of one another.

News: Immersive Stories Exhibition Added To Audi Dublin International Film Festival Bill

2017-12-19 10:40:00

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIIF) has a special Virtual Reality conference and exhibition (Immersive Stories) at The Mansion House next February 24 and 25.

News: Fancy Dress BYOB Festival Taking Place on NYE

2017-12-18 16:34:00

The gold themed Midas Touch BYOB Festival will be kicking off on New Year's Eve, with over three areas of music, art, spectacle, surprises and enlightenment.

Live: GIG REVIEW + GALLERY: King Kong Company and Le Boom at The Academy

2017-12-18 14:27:00

One marriage proposal. A fist-pumping cyclops. A psychiatric, military bunny. And one Stormtrooper knockoff wielding a laser gun. Where else, other than at a King Kong Company gig?

Commentary: Hearing and Feeling Colours: Meet Ireland's Most Colourful People

2017-12-13 14:39:00

Natalie Dyer talks to Ireland's most colourful people about their experiences of seeing colour in music.

Interview: Paddy Casey Meets Hot Press in Legendary Grouse Lodge Recording Studio to Talk New Music

2017-12-08 13:17:00

Paddy Casey is back in the recording studio. This time, he’s teamed up with a group of young musicians – Joolz Jones, Kilian Petit and Jared Dylan – and taken himself off to Grouse Lodge, Co. Westmeath. Natalie Dyer talks with them about the art of collaboration, the stumbling blocks to recording, and what it took to bring Paddy back.

News: Ireland's Biggest Music Conference Returns in February 2018

2017-12-08 11:22:00

Top names from the global music industry are being lined up to speak at Ireland’s biggest music conference - Output Belfast - which will take place at The Mac and The Oh Yeah Centre in Belfast next February 8.

News: Panti is Coming to The Big Screen

2017-12-07 11:39:00

UK's Playground Entertainment is developing a new drama based on real-life drag queen, Panti Bliss.

News: Olympia Adds Another NARCOS Date

2017-12-07 11:00:00

A second night (May 18) has just been added to the NARCOS event about Pablo Escobar.

News: Bronagh Gallagher Performs at The Grand Social This Friday

2017-12-06 16:35:00

The Irish actress and soul singer will be performing at the loft in the Grand Social this Friday, December 8.

Commentary: Here's Some Irish Productions You Can Look Forward to on RTE This Christmas

2017-12-06 12:47:00

Turn on the telly for the Fairytale of New York documentary on Shane MacGowan, Brown Bag Films' latest animation feature, a 1980's husband and wife skit show - and for many more RTÉ TV highlights...

News: Of Mice & Men Announce Shows for Dublin and Belfast in 2018

2017-12-06 12:03:00

Of Mice & Men will play Dublin's Academy venue as well as the Mandella Hall in Belfast.

News: Mike Shinoda Urges Media to Get Facts Straight Over False MDMA Claims on Chester Bennington's Autopsy Report

2017-12-06 11:30:00

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda responds to reports that Chester Bennington had MDMA in his system the night he took his own life.

News: Huge List of Celebs Coming To Celebrate Shane MacGowan's Birthday in Dublin

2017-12-06 10:58:00

Nick Cave and others will be attending the 60th birthday of the infamous star.

News: Rare Screening of Hush-A-Bye Baby Starring Sinéad O'Connor Takes Place at IFI Tonight

2017-12-05 16:51:00

The screening will be introduced by director Margo Harkin.

Commentary: Five Festive Ways to Embrace Foreign Culture This Christmas

2017-12-05 12:09:00

Feliz Navidad and a Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!

Album: Album Review: Romaplasm, Baths

2017-12-04 12:17:00

Same subject matter, but with more experimental sounds.

News: NF Brings His Perception Tour to The Academy Next May

2017-12-04 11:14:00

The American hip-hop artist is coming to Europe with his World Tour - and more specifically - with a Dublin gig for May 2018.

News: King Kong Company Announce Two Dublin Gigs

2017-12-04 11:02:00

The Waterford dance band will play in The Olympia and The Academy in 2018.

News: Andrea Bocelli Announces 2018 Dublin Show

2017-12-04 10:35:00

The Italian tenor will return to the UK and Ireland to play two shows next year.

Commentary: Here’s Five of the Best Adult Stop Motion Animations To Watch

2017-12-01 15:59:00

Bringing you five of the best...

Reports: Local Art Collective Issued With Official Warning Notice to Remove Stormzy Mural in Smithfield. New Mural is Drawn in Protest

2017-12-01 13:01:00

The local art collective has retaliated to the warning notice by drawing a stencil over a section of the iconic Stormzy mural.

News: Silences Release New Single, 'L.A.'

2017-11-27 15:48:00

The Armagh boys treat us to a new track...

Live: GIG REVIEW + GALLERY: Orchid Collective and Silences at The Workman's Club

2017-11-27 13:11:00

A night of emotive melodies and honest lyricism down at the Workman's Club this weekend.

News: Singer Suing Demi Lovato and Disney Over Claims 'Frozen' Ripped Off His Song

2017-11-24 15:24:00

Jaime Ciero won't 'let it go' and believes the song has "striking similarities" with his own song 'Volar'...

News: Wyvern Lingo Just Released A New Winter Single - 'Snow II'

2017-11-24 10:58:00

The Wicklownian three piece band are releasing the festive track through Rubyworks.

News: Brian Harvey from East 17 Arrested For Sending 'Malicious Tweets'

2017-11-23 16:53:00

It is reported that the former 90s boyband star has been brought to a police station in North London.

News: John Lennon's Stolen Diaries Have Been Recovered in Berlin

2017-11-23 13:40:00

A 58 year old man has been arrested in connection with the theft.

News: Fianna Fail's Niamh Smyth Calls for Commitment on Future of RTE Orchestras

2017-11-23 13:10:00

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Arts & Culture, Niamh Smyth, has called on the Culture Minister to reaffirm Government support for the retention of RTE’s two orchestras.

News: LISTEN: Death Cab For Cutie Release Unheard Recording of Their First Ever Show

2017-11-23 12:48:00

The recording is currently up on Bandcamp with the download proceeds going to The Aurora Commons NGO in Seattle.

News: Backstreet Boy's Nick Carter is Accused of Rape by Former Dream Singer

2017-11-22 16:21:00

Carter has denied Melissa Schuman’s allegations.

News: 'Steve Jobs' Starring Michael Fassbender is Now On Netflix Ireland

2017-11-22 14:28:00

The 2015 Danny Boyle directed film, Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender, is out now on Netflix.

Album: ALBUM REVIEW: Everyday is Christmas, SIA

2017-11-22 12:05:00

The Australian singer disappoints with her Christmas album, which was released on November 17.

News: Former Westlife bandmate, Mark Feehily, Announces Christmas Gig in Sugar Club

2017-11-22 11:08:00

The singer will perform songs from his aptly named new album, 'Christmas'.

News: Radio Poll Reveals Ireland's Top Ten All-Time Favourite TV Characters

2017-11-22 10:45:00

The poll was announced on Ian Dempsey’s Today FM Breakfast Show.

News: WATCH: The Cast of Daddy's Home 2 are on Gogglebox Ireland Tonight

2017-11-22 10:25:00

To mark the release of Daddy's Home 2 in Irish cinemas, the cast of the film will be on Gogglebox Ireland tonight.

News: Morrissey Has Alarming Thoughts on Sexual Abuse Victims of Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein

2017-11-21 12:50:00

The Former Smiths singer voiced his opinion on the recent rush of sexual assault allegations in Hollywood to German news outlet, Spiegel Online.

News: Forbes Announces Highest Paid Female Musician

2017-11-21 11:32:00

Taylor Swift has been knocked off top spot...

News: Darian Malakian From System of A Down Calls Psycho Killer, Charles Manson a 'Genius' and Posts Tribute on Facebook

2017-11-21 10:59:00

The Chop Suey! musician shared a Facebook post paying tribute to the 60's cult leader and killer.

Live: GIG REVIEW + GALLERY: Oíche presents a night of live music with Where’s Luke and guests at Bello Bar

2017-11-20 15:02:00

Four unique acts play an eclectic mix of r&b/soul, electronic, funk and rock music to a familiar crowd.

News: Eminem and Beyoncé Scaling Higher in Irish Charts With Their Single 'Walk on Water'

2017-11-17 17:49:00

'Walk on Water' was only released one week ago but is predicted to reach number one by next week.

News: Spotify Buys Music Recording Start-Up, Soundtrap

2017-11-17 15:10:00

Spotify has bought the Stolkholm based start-up, which offers its users software to make music.

News: Pharrell Williams Has Recorded A Song That Won't Be Released Until 2117

2017-11-17 11:33:00

The 'Happy' star made only one copy of '100 Years – The Song We'll Only Hear If We Care', and has locked it in a water-vulnerable safe.

News: Vans Warped Tour Coming to an End

2017-11-16 17:44:00

Vans Warped Tour founder, Kevin Lyman, made a statement today announcing that the festival would be finishing after its 2018 run.

Commentary: 10 Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2017

2017-11-15 16:27:00

If it's background noise in the kitchen or just plain old enlightenment you're after, this list of music, lifestyle and comedy podcasts will see you through.

Album: Album Review: Green Twins, Nick Hakim

2017-11-15 10:44:00

Back with a wispy and otherworldly sound.

News: Ezra Furman Announces New Album Release and Gig in The Tivoli

2017-11-14 11:55:00

The musician will release his new album, Transangelic Exodus on February 9, and has also penned in a number of international live dates - to include the Tivoli theatre for May 29.

News: Ireland’s First Ever Stop Motion Feature Film Nearing Release Date

2017-11-14 10:18:00

The post production team are putting finishing touches on Captain Morten and The Spider Queen at their Galway based stop motion studio - with big Irish names voicing the entire cast.

News: Michael Bublé Announces Concert at Croke Park

2017-11-13 10:36:00

The star will stage a fully seated concert in Croke Park on July 7.

News: HBO to Ring in New Year by Airing Entire Harry Potter Franchise

2017-11-10 11:17:00

All eight films will be available to stream, starting with 'Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone' on January 1.

News: Touch Sensitive Announces November Gig at The Grand Social

2017-11-09 01:32:00

The Australian producer and DJ will play on Friday 24 with support from Irish duo, Kilnamana.

best of ireland

Contact Us

Hot Press,
13 Trinity Street,
Dublin 2.
Rep. Of Ireland
Tel: +353 (1) 241 1500

Email:[email protected]

Click here for more contact information.

Click here to find out more about Hot Press

Hot Press always welcomes feed back so if you've got something to tell us click here.

Advertise With Us

For more detail on how to advertise with Hot Press click here or call us on +353 (1) 241 1540