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Low fi, hazy beats from Irish rap duo NEOMADiC in their new music video ‘TiCKER’.
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Here's a whopper Monday night drinks deal to avail of, down at the newly refurbished Tramline venue on Hawkins Street.
Here's the highlights from Pornhub’s annual press release. Aka, the "we've been collecting data every time you bang one out" report.
Musician Eddie Allen Clarke, known as "Fast Eddie", has died after suffering from pneumonia aged 67.
The proposal is believed to help tackle hateful attitudes among new arrivals in the country.
At the behest of the Freedom of Information act, RTE have released allegation details about inappropriate behaviour dating back to 2013.
Netflix's new addition is predicted to be a huge hit...
Film fans have been awaiting the character's solo outing since her first appearance in 2010.
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.
The Killers surprised fans in Quebec over the weekend by covering Arcade Fire’s ‘Crown Of Love’.
Anair TV are teaming up with Temple Bar Company to produce a six part series about traditional music during Tradfest 2018.
The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival - celebrating filmmakers who shoot exclusively on mobile devices - has its debut on January 27.
Spotify has officially recognised Grime by giving it a standalone category.
Social media analytics firm, Talkwalker, has checked the stats and listed the top ten tweets that received the most engagement throughout 2017.
The distillers' frontwoman, Brody Dalle, teases the band's return for 2018.
Details of Britney Spears' upcoming world tour are starting to emerge.
Duncan Jones - the famous director who also happens to be the son of Bowie - has started the David Bowie Book Club.
You have been warned...
Bringing you some of the biggest "what ifs"...
Hot Press rings in 2018 with Kodaline, Keywest, Hudson Taylor - and 8,000 of their devoted fans - for NYF Dublin’s fourth countdown concert.
Saved By The Bell actor Dustin Diamond has portrayed Harvey Weinstein in a violent new music video.
The 'No Problem' rapper has taken to Twitter to discuss the portrayal of race in Netflix's new movie, Bright.
Star Wars' Alfie Curtis, who acted in the 1977 film Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 87.
The director of the Alien franchise addressed his feelings towards Denis Villeneuve's follow-up to his work on Blade Runner.
Cher has come to the defence of Meryl Streep following accusations that the actress knew about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct.
Irish Hip Hop artist, Bobby Basil, drops new single '1 Time Thing' in aid of Pieta House.
The District Recordings label has just released an album full of Irish Hip Hop talent in aid of Pieta House.
Here’s a few underrated Irish scorchers to heat you up during these cold days of Christmas.
John Legend has been given the lead role for a new live version of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Straightforward songs with a jagged vocal rawness.
After the release of their highly anticipated album Humanz back in April, they've announced another album release for next year.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Natalie Dyer talks to Ireland's most colourful people about their experiences of seeing colour in music.
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.
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.
UK's Playground Entertainment is developing a new drama based on real-life drag queen, Panti Bliss.
A second night (May 18) has just been added to the NARCOS event about Pablo Escobar.
The Irish actress and soul singer will be performing at the loft in the Grand Social this Friday, December 8.
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...
Of Mice & Men will play Dublin's Academy venue as well as the Mandella Hall in Belfast.
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda responds to reports that Chester Bennington had MDMA in his system the night he took his own life.
Nick Cave and others will be attending the 60th birthday of the infamous star.
The screening will be introduced by director Margo Harkin.
Feliz Navidad and a Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!
Same subject matter, but with more experimental sounds.
The American hip-hop artist is coming to Europe with his World Tour - and more specifically - with a Dublin gig for May 2018.
The Waterford dance band will play in The Olympia and The Academy in 2018.
The Italian tenor will return to the UK and Ireland to play two shows next year.
Bringing you five of the best...
The local art collective has retaliated to the warning notice by drawing a stencil over a section of the iconic Stormzy mural.
Some surprising answers...
The Armagh boys treat us to a new track...
A night of emotive melodies and honest lyricism down at the Workman's Club this weekend.
Jaime Ciero won't 'let it go' and believes the song has "striking similarities" with his own song 'Volar'...
The Wicklownian three piece band are releasing the festive track through Rubyworks.
It is reported that the former 90s boyband star has been brought to a police station in North London.
A 58 year old man has been arrested in connection with the theft.
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.
The recording is currently up on Bandcamp with the download proceeds going to The Aurora Commons NGO in Seattle.
Carter has denied Melissa Schuman’s allegations.
The 2015 Danny Boyle directed film, Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender, is out now on Netflix.
The Australian singer disappoints with her Christmas album, which was released on November 17.
The singer will perform songs from his aptly named new album, 'Christmas'.
The poll was announced on Ian Dempsey’s Today FM Breakfast Show.
To mark the release of Daddy's Home 2 in Irish cinemas, the cast of the film will be on Gogglebox Ireland tonight.
A sign of the times...
The Former Smiths singer voiced his opinion on the recent rush of sexual assault allegations in Hollywood to German news outlet, Spiegel Online.
Taylor Swift has been knocked off top spot...
The Chop Suey! musician shared a Facebook post paying tribute to the 60's cult leader and killer.
Four unique acts play an eclectic mix of r&b/soul, electronic, funk and rock music to a familiar crowd.
'Walk on Water' was only released one week ago but is predicted to reach number one by next week.
Spotify has bought the Stolkholm based start-up, which offers its users software to make music.
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.
Vans Warped Tour founder, Kevin Lyman, made a statement today announcing that the festival would be finishing after its 2018 run.
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.
Back with a wispy and otherworldly sound.
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.
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.
The star will stage a fully seated concert in Croke Park on July 7.
All eight films will be available to stream, starting with 'Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone' on January 1.
The Australian producer and DJ will play on Friday 24 with support from Irish duo, Kilnamana.
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