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WATCH: East India Youth's Speakeasy interview @ Forbidden Fruit

The charming, dapper William Doyle sat down with our own Stuart Clark....


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WATCH: Rocstrong's Speakeasy interview @ Forbidden Fruit

The Big Break 2014 winner was in fine form....


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Joey Bada$$ at Forbidden Fruit - Speakeasy interview

Hip-hop's rising star popped by our festival abode to chinwag with Craig Fitzpatrick, discussing world...


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Disciples at Forbidden Fruit – Speakeasy Interview

One of the hottest acts in London were all talk in Dublin....


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Fatboy Slim at Forbidden Fruit – Speakeasy Interview

Talk of wild nights in Dublin, the road to being a superstar DJ and... a...


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Hot Press Storeroom Session: Keywest

Having recently been voted 'The Most Promising Band' by Hot Press readers, Keywest drop by...


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Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Chris Haze

The fast-rising Galwegian drops by HP Towers for a chat and a few tunes...


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EUROSONIC 2015: Wolvon Interview

Bram from Dutch rock band Wolvon chats to Hot Press about his fourth Eurosonic, Irish...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Jan 2015

EUROSONIC 2015: HP Meets Kormac

DJ Kormac sits down with Hot Press' Olaf Tyaransen to talk his live set up,...


Broadcast/Video   - 21 Jan 2015

EUROSONIC 2015: Gavin James talks to Hot Press

While in Groningen, HP's Olaf Tyaransen sat down with Gavin James to chat about his...


Broadcast/Video   - 21 Jan 2015

EUROSONIC 2015: HP talks to The Riptide Movement

Our man in Groningen, Olaf Tyaransen, corners guitarist Mal Tuohy to talk awards, acoustic performance...


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Jan 2015

EUROSONIC 2015: SOAK talks to Hot Press

HP’s Olaf Tyaransen sat down with the singer-songwriter backstage at Eurosonic to discuss packed shows,...


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WATCH: The Stranglers in the Hot Press Chatroom

The punk legends took a trip down memory lane, with HP's Roisin Dwyer steering the...


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WATCH: The Strypes in the Hot Press Chatroom

"An emotional reunion" with Olaf Tyaransen following their Main Stage set at Electric Picnic....


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World Exclusive: Watch Blondie in the Hot Press Chat Room at Electric Picnic

The Hot Press Chat Room @ Electric Picnic kicked off with what can only be...


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Storeroom Sessions: Children of the Son

Rising young contenders took over the Hot Press Storeroom with a pair of killer tunes......


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WATCH: The Young Knives in the Hot Press Speakeasy

Being "best mates" with The Flaming Lips, making a "shit" previous album and producing themselves...


Broadcast/Video   - 09 Jun 2014

WATCH: Fuck Buttons in the Hot Press Speakeasy

Fresh from wowing crowds at the Undergrowth Stage on Day 1 of Forbidden Fruit, Bristol's...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Jun 2014

WATCH: Wayne Coyne at Hot Press Speakeasy

Wearing black-and-yellow marijuana leaf socks and adorned with jewels and stickers, Flaming Lips frontman stopped...


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WATCH: Royal Blood talk to Hot Press

The Brighton duo were in conversation with our own Roisin Dwyer....


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Exclusive: Children of the Son Launch New Video

Hot Press has the exclusive on a new video by Children of the Son, named...


Broadcast/Video   - 06 May 2014

Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Therapy?

Check out an interview with Andy Cairns, the online premiere of new track 'Tides' and...


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The Storeroom Sessions: Wallis Bird

The Choice Music Prize nominee stopped by for a chat and to share a few...


Broadcast/Video   - 09 Apr 2014

Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Jasper Mook

A handful of tunes and a chat with the young singer-songwriter....


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The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Simone Felice

A chat and two tunes with the lauded Catskill Mountains man....


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WATCH: Simone Felice interview

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Broadcast/Video   - 28 Mar 2014

STOREROOM SESSION: Barry Finnimore

Change of pace from the archive....


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Nicole Maguire @ Hot Press Storeroom Sessions

The Cork singer-songwriter dropped by for a few tunes and chat....


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WATCH: SOAK @ the Hot Press Storeroom Sessions

Rising star dropped by for a few tunes, including latest single 'Blud'......


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WATCH: New Mighty Stef single + Storeroom session

'Nightwatchman of The Iveagh Flats' is out now and we've got the video......


Broadcast/Video   - 21 Feb 2014

Storeroom Session: Windings / Land Lovers

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The Storeroom Sessions: Little Matador

Nathan Connolly and Dave Magee of Little Matador popped into HP in advance of a...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Feb 2014

The Storeroom Sessions: Keith Moss

Check out an excellent session from Keith Moss and his band before they take to...


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Jan 2014

Storeroom Sessions: Gangs

Proving they can pack a considerable punch whether on stage or in a storeroom, the...


Broadcast/Video   - 08 Jan 2014

WATCH: HP Christmas Summit Interviews [Part 3]

Rising Dublin rapper Lethal Dialect and 2fm DJ Jenny Greene complete our video highlights from...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Dec 2013

WATCH: HP Christmas Summit interviews [Part Two]

Nathan Connolly (Snow Patrol) and Troy Stewart (Tired Pony) were the Little Matador contingent at...


Broadcast/Video   - 06 Dec 2013

Hot Press in conversation with Gemma Hayes

The popular singer/songwriter paid a visit to the Hot Press Storeroom to give the lowdown...


Broadcast/Video   - 03 Dec 2013

WATCH: Video interview with Little Matador ahead of their Dublin gig

With all the O2 mega-gigs that have been going on this past fortnight, it might...


Broadcast/Video   - 18 Nov 2013

WATCH: Peace interview @ Electric Picnic 2013

"This is the scariest stage situation I've ever been in," singer Harry Koisser reckoned of...


Broadcast/Video   - 07 Nov 2013

The Storeroom Sessions: Rachael McCormack

The North Dublin singer-songwriter called in to HP Towers for a few songs and a...


Broadcast/Video   - 29 Oct 2013

WATCH: Former Chief Constable on Cannabis Bill

"This really fills with me hope," says Tom Lloyd....


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Dr Garrett McGovern on his support for Cannabis Bill

Dr Garrett McGovern spoke to Hot Press at the launch of Deputy Flanagan's Cannabis Regulation...


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Oct 2013

WATCH: Luke Flanagan on his Cannabis Bill 2013

"It's time to take control of the cannabis market," he tells Stuart Clark....


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Oct 2013

Storeroom Sessions: John Blek & The Rats

Cork alt-folksters John Blek & The Rats paid a visit to Hot Press Towers......


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Oct 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Liza Flume

Two songs and some talk from the Australian-born, Dublin-based songstress......


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Oct 2013

The Hot Sprockets @ Electric Picnic 2013

Old school Dublin rock 'n' rollers took to the Hot Press couch......


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Oct 2013

BP Fallon interview @ Electric Picnic 2013

The legendary Beep sat down for a chat on the Hot Press couch......


Broadcast/Video   - 11 Oct 2013

Maud In Cahoots at Electric Picnic 2013

Maud Reardon and co. paid a visit to the the HP tent as part of...


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Oct 2013

Aidan Gillen interview @ Electric Picnic 2013

Popular actor sat down on the HP couch at Stradbally......


Broadcast/Video   - 07 Oct 2013

John Smith @ Electric Picnic

The Devon singer-songwriter and Lisa Hannigan guitarist sat down with us for some chat and...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Oct 2013

Deap Vally interview @ Electric Picnic 2013

LA two-piece hit the Hot Press couch at Stradbally......


Broadcast/Video   - 03 Oct 2013

Gavin James @ Electric Picnic 2013

Dublin singer/songwriter dropped by the Hot Press chatroom for tunes and chat......


Broadcast/Video   - 02 Oct 2013

WATCH: Rihanna 'Half Of Me' documentary

Explore the connection between Rihanna and her fans in the new short film......


Broadcast/Video   - 30 Sep 2013

Hurts @ Electric Picnic

One half of the popular UK synth outfit joined us for a chat......


Broadcast/Video   - 27 Sep 2013

Little Green Cars @ EP 2013

Irish stars sat down on the Hot Press couch for a lengthy chat......


Broadcast/Video   - 26 Sep 2013

VANN Music @ Electric Picnic

Fun and frolics from rising Irish act......


Broadcast/Video   - 25 Sep 2013

Noah and the Whale interview @ Electric Picnic

Another EP 2013 chinwag......


Broadcast/Video   - 19 Sep 2013

Duckworth Lewis Method interview @ Electric Picnic

Cricket-pop heroes in the house......


Broadcast/Video   - 13 Sep 2013

Black Uhuru interview @ Electric Picnic 2013

Catch up with another Picnic highlight......


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Sep 2013

WATCH: Jagwar Ma interview @ Electric Picnic

Sydney superstars sit down with our own Stuart Clark......


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Sep 2013

WATCH: SOAK interview @ Electric Picnic

Bridie Monds-Watson spoke to Roe McDermott in the HP Chatroom....


Broadcast/Video   - 09 Sep 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Cassia & Milo

The duo graced us with four tunes......


Broadcast/Video   - 06 Sep 2013

WATCH: The Strypes interview @ Electric Picnic

Olaf Tyaransen got up close and personal with the Cavan teens in the Hot Press...


Broadcast/Video   - 06 Sep 2013

Two Door Cinema Club interview @ Electric Picnic

Before they played the Main Stage on Saturday, Two Door Cinema Club swung by the...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Sep 2013

Watch: Electric Picnic bound The Establishment

Since their recent stadium tour Nottingham based band The Establishment have been growing strength to...


Broadcast/Video   - 30 Aug 2013

WATCH: Eoin Glackin play The Hot Press Storeroom

He was in with us in the Storeroom back in March to promote his follow-up...


Broadcast/Video   - 30 Jul 2013

WATCH: In Their Thousands Acoustic Warm-Up

The talented foursome played 'The Pattern' before their Odessa show tonight...


Broadcast/Video   - 25 Jul 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: O Emperor

The lads dropped in for a chat and played us two tracks from their new...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Jul 2013

WATCH! Jon Ronson Storeroom Session

The author dropped into HP Towers recently for a natter......


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Jul 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: David Burke

The Dublin crooner popped into Hot Press towers for a quick chat and a few...


Broadcast/Video   - 26 Jun 2013

Selected cuts of Kodaline's album launch

The chart topping band played a couple of songs at their album launch on a...


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Jun 2013

Everything Everything at Forbidden Fruit

The chaps dropped in for a chat to the Hot Press Speakeasy......


Broadcast/Video   - 17 Jun 2013

Watch: Electric Picnic 2013 Promo

The festival returns for its 10th outing on August 30...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Jun 2013

Nile Rodgers to release Greatest Hits album

Up All Night goes on sale Friday June 28...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Jun 2013

Neon Neon at Forbidden Fruit - Speakeasy interview

Boom Bip and Gruff Rhys spoke to Roisin Dwyer in Kilmainham......


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Jun 2013

Le Galaxie at Forbidden Fruit - Speakeasy interview

The boys spoke to Roisin Dwyer ahead of their Kilmainham performance......


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Jun 2013

WATCH: The Mighty Stef at Forbidden Fruit

Stef brought his players with him to the Hot Press Speakeasy......


Broadcast/Video   - 07 Jun 2013

The Hot Sprockets interview: Forbidden Fruit

The Dublin alt. rockers dropped in for a chat and a few choons!...


Broadcast/Video   - 07 Jun 2013

WATCH: Austra interview at Forbidden Fruit

Katie Stelmanis and Maya Postepski paid the Hot Press Speakeasy a visit over the weekend......


Broadcast/Video   - 05 Jun 2013

WATCH: We meet Fight Like Apes at Forbidden Fruit

Maykay and Pockets called in to the Hot Press Speakeasy over the weekend to say...


Broadcast/Video   - 05 Jun 2013

WATCH: Nile Rodgers in the Hot Press Speakeasy at Forbidden Fruit

We've had some legends in our festival tent before, but none that have penned as...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Jun 2013

Fight Like Apes @ Hot Press Speakeasy

Following a triumphant performance on Forbidden Fruit's Original Stage - which saw MayKay 'politely' encouraging...


Broadcast/Video   - 01 Jun 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: The Skin We're In

The Co. Down natives dropped in for a chat and played us a few tracks.......


Broadcast/Video   - 22 May 2013

WATCH! Kodaline Storeroom Sessions

Our cover stars recently performed an acoustic set at HP Towers......


Broadcast/Video   - 11 Apr 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Riot Tapes

The lovely Riot Tapes were in the building for the latest Hot Press Storeroom Session......


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Feb 2013

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Leaders Of Men

Leaders Of Men dropped in for our latest Hot Press Storeroom Session......


Broadcast/Video   - 05 Feb 2013

WATCH: Villagers in Hot Press Storeroom Session

Conor J. O'Brien called in on a cold January morn to play a few tunes......


Broadcast/Video   - 18 Jan 2013

SOAK: Interview and Session

Watch the Derry singer/songwriter as she chats to Hot Press and plays us a few...


Broadcast/Video   - 19 Dec 2012

WATCH: Kid Karate @ Electric Picnic

Propulsive two-piece chat to Hot Press......


Broadcast/Video   - 01 Sep 2012

WATCH: The Vaccines in the Hot Press Chatroom

Another superstar act for the HP tent......


Broadcast/Video   - 01 Sep 2012

WATCH: Hot Press @ Electric Picnic 2012

Roving reporters Craig Fitzpatrick and Celina Murphy reveal their festival picks for this year's Stradbally...


Broadcast/Video   - 31 Aug 2012

WATCH: Arthur's Day stars in conversation

As Guinness launched Arthur's Day, Sharleen Spiteri and Amy Macdonald talked to Hot Press about...


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Aug 2012

WATCH: Exclusive Ingrid Michaelson session

The US star was over in Dublin and played a couple of numbers just for...


Broadcast/Video   - 02 Jul 2012

WATCH: Hollie Cook talks to Hot Press

The reggae singer spoke to us after her Main Stage performance at Body & Soul......


Broadcast/Video   - 02 Jul 2012

WATCH: Raglans interview & session

We caught up with the Dubliners for a chat and a few tunes......


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Jun 2012

HTC One Hot Press Photojournalist winners announced!

Take a bow, Emilia Krysztofiak and Seán Conroy......


Broadcast/Video   - 31 May 2012

WATCH: Liars at Speakeasy @ Forbidden Fruit

The LA three-piece also dropped in to see us over the weekend......


Broadcast/Video   - 06 Jun 2012

WATCH: Windings at Speakeasy @ Forbidden Fruit

The Limerick band called in for an acoustic session....


Broadcast/Video   - 05 Jun 2012

WATCH: Field Music at Speakeasy @ Forbidden Fruit

Stuart Clark welcomed the Sunderland act to our Speakeasy over the weekend......


Broadcast/Video   - 05 Jun 2012


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