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Craig From The Academic On Noel Gallagher, SXSW and Christmas Day

After our Christmas Summit, we asked Craig from The Academic for his highlights of 2015...


Broadcast/Video   - 25 Dec 2015

Saint Sister's Gemma Doherty looks ahead to SXSW

Having unveiled their debut EP just this year, there's been many a head turned by...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Dec 2015

WATCH: Thomas Walsh on getting Ray Davies and Jeff Lynne on new album

The Pugwash man reviews an exciting 2015...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Dec 2015

HamsandwicH's Niamh Farrell has set her sights on the UK for 2016

It was a monster year on home soil for the Kells collective, with a chart-topping...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Dec 2015

Anderson opens up on his Christmas plans

He single-handedly redefined the meaning of DIY this year, in building a studio in which...


Broadcast/Video   - 22 Dec 2015

WATCH: The Mighty Stef looks back - and ahead

At the Hot Press Christmas Summit, we caught up with Stefan Murphy to ask what...


Broadcast/Video   - 18 Dec 2015

Flashback to Electric Picnic with The Coronas

It was a special weekend in Stradbally, but especially for the Dublin quartet. And, as...


Broadcast/Video   - 17 Dec 2015

GAVIN JAMES HOTPRESS.COM TAKEOVER: Watch his HP Chatroom appearance

He was all sorts of wonderful when he dropped into us at the Electric Picnic...


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Dec 2015

GAVIN JAMES HOTPRESS.COM TAKEOVER: Watch his Xmas Storeroom interview

Hanging with Niall Horan & bunking into gigs for free are both covered......


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Dec 2015

Watch Django Django Interview

Django Django frontman Vincent Neff spoke with Valentina Magli, minutes before their phenomenal Vicar Street...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Dec 2015

WATCH: Kevin Barry in the Hot Press Storeroom

The rakish Limerick scribe is reading from his new book, Beatlebone...


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Dec 2015

Metropolis 2015: Hot Chip Aftershow-Interview

Hot Chip's Joe Goddard sat down with hotpress.com minutes after finishing their triumphant headline of...


Broadcast/Video   - 08 Nov 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: The Strypes

The full Stradbally interview with the Cavan rockers....


Broadcast/Video   - 21 Oct 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: Natalie Prass

A late – but very welcome – addition to our Chatroom line-up, the American chanteuse...


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Oct 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: HamsandwicH

Podge was in party mode....


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: The Klares

They may be young in age, but their music is on top...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Hvmmingbyrd

The girl band proves their talent with a unique and captivating sound and lyrics...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Rocstrong

The funky singer and songwriter was born in Congo and raised in Ireland, showcasing his...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Keywest

The band that has hit the top of the Irish charts joins Hot Press for...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Chris Haze

The acoustic musician has joined Hot Press to exclusively perform two of his songs...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Ciaran Lavery

The acoustic-pop musician treats Hot Press to two moving and inspiring song...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Voxx

The up-and-coming Irish band treats us to an exclusive performance of two of their songs...


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Oct 2015

Watch Keywest's Hot Press Storeroom Sessions September 2015

Keywest came into Hot Press HQ earlier this week for a photo session – and...


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Sep 2015

WATCH: A gift from The Strypes takes over HP Towers

When the boys popped by our Chatroom at Electric Picnic a few weeks ago, they...


Broadcast/Video   - 18 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: The Riptide Movement

In between two Stradbally sets, the Lucan rockers stopped by for a chinwag....


Broadcast/Video   - 17 Sep 2015

HP Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: East India Youth

Watch the always dapper and genial William Doyle in conversation....


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: SOAK

Bridie Monds-Watson came straight from the stage to the sofa, ready to discuss school expulsion,...


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: MS MR

See Lizzy and Max charm the pants off Stradbally....


Broadcast/Video   - 14 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: CHVRCHES

See the interview the band called "bizarre in a really good way!"...


Broadcast/Video   - 11 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: Ride

Watch the reunited Oxford act chat Creation Records, Alan McGee and finally being able to...


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: Bob Geldof

As good a raconteur as he is a rock star, watch The Boomtown Rats' frontman...


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Sep 2015

Hot Press Chatroom @ Electric Picnic: Andrew Stanley

The rib-tickler extraordinaire popped by our tented abode ahead of hosting the Comedy Stage at...


Broadcast/Video   - 10 Sep 2015

Electric Picnic Day 3: Round-Up Part 1

Colm O'Regan tells us the highlight of last night and what we're looking forward to...


Broadcast/Video   - 06 Sep 2015

WATCH: Video tribute to the late George Byrne

Ahead of his Whelan's tribute gig, with Something Happens, Pugwash and more honouring the great...


Broadcast/Video   - 25 Jun 2015

Cyril Hahn in the Speakeasy @ Forbidden Fruit

A catch-up with the Swiss remixer extraordinaire....


Broadcast/Video   - 18 Jun 2015

WATCH: Sleep Thieves in the Speakeasy @ Forbidden Fruit

The trio talked about their recent success in the wake of the excellent reception to...


Broadcast/Video   - 17 Jun 2015

Rusangano Family's Speakeasy interview @ Forbidden Fruit

The kings of Irish hip hop swung by our tent for a natter....


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Jun 2015

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

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


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Jun 2015

WATCH: Rocstrong's Speakeasy interview @ Forbidden Fruit

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


Broadcast/Video   - 15 Jun 2015

Joey Bada$$ at Forbidden Fruit - Speakeasy interview

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


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Jun 2015

Disciples at Forbidden Fruit – Speakeasy Interview

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


Broadcast/Video   - 12 Jun 2015

Fatboy Slim at Forbidden Fruit – Speakeasy Interview

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


Broadcast/Video   - 11 Jun 2015

Hot Press Storeroom Session: Keywest

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


Broadcast/Video   - 31 Mar 2015

Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Voxx

Dublin rockers pop by HP Towers for a chat and a few tunes...


Broadcast/Video   - 25 Mar 2015

Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Cry Monster Cry

With their album Rhythm Of Dawn on the shelves - and the bags packed for...


Broadcast/Video   - 09 Mar 2015

Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Chris Haze

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


Broadcast/Video   - 27 Feb 2015

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: Sisters talk to hotpress.com

The Irish-born, London-based three-piece open up to Olaf Tyaransen on showcase events, life on the...


Broadcast/Video   - 16 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,...


Broadcast/Video   - 16 Jan 2015

WATCH: The Stranglers in the Hot Press Chatroom

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


Broadcast/Video   - 03 Sep 2014

WATCH: The Strypes in the Hot Press Chatroom

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


Broadcast/Video   - 02 Sep 2014

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...


Broadcast/Video   - 29 Aug 2014

Storeroom Sessions: Children of the Son

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


Broadcast/Video   - 03 Jul 2014

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...


Broadcast/Video   - 03 Jun 2014

WATCH: Royal Blood talk to Hot Press

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


Broadcast/Video   - 14 May 2014

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...


Broadcast/Video   - 11 Apr 2014

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....


Broadcast/Video   - 04 Apr 2014

The Hot Press Storeroom Sessions: Simone Felice

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


Broadcast/Video   - 02 Apr 2014

WATCH: Simone Felice interview

As part of the Hot Press Storeroom Sessions......


Broadcast/Video   - 28 Mar 2014

STOREROOM SESSION: Barry Finnimore

Change of pace from the archive....


Broadcast/Video   - 26 Mar 2014

Nicole Maguire @ Hot Press Storeroom Sessions

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


Broadcast/Video   - 21 Mar 2014

WATCH: SOAK @ the Hot Press Storeroom Sessions

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


Broadcast/Video   - 13 Mar 2014

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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Broadcast/Video   - 17 Feb 2014

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....


Broadcast/Video   - 24 Oct 2013

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

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