- 01 Feb 23
Bringing you the best up-and-coming homegrown acts to look out for over the next 12 months...
No one – even Hot Press! – is safe from this avant-garde punk’s biting takedowns and visceral commentary on modern life. 2022 saw Meryl Streek releasing his debut album, 796, via UK label Venn Records, which went on to score a four-star review in Rolling Stone France, and earn spots on numerous end-of-year lists. The Dublin artist’s raw delivery and impassioned engagement with political and personal issues – as well as the overlap between the two – taps directly into the concerns of a generation, on these shores and far beyond.
Hear: His debut album 796
Watch: The video for ‘Death To The Landlord’, featuring comedian Joe Rooney and Vulpynes’ Molly
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