It is no mean feat for every stereotype of middle-class students to be fulfilled in one night. Love it or hate it, this private black-tie event held on campus is part and parcel of the spirit of Trinity. Criticism tends to centre on the lineup, and then on the price. Granted, it’s hard to […]
As part of Trinity Arts Festival’s TAF Talks series, Rob Farhat spoke to an intimate crowd in the GMB this Tuesday about his experience with music. Farhat is a former Trinity student and Trinity Orchestra Auditor, who now runs the highly successful music company, Ensemble. Rob began by talking about his experience in […]
Tuesday evening saw the Literary Society’s event Songs of Ice and Fire take place in the GMB. To say it was ‘lit’ would be an understatement. The plush sofas of the room made for the perfect environment to listen to the readers and the musicians perform. The evening of music and literature began […]
On Friday night, the Bello Bar in Portobello hosted ‘Clash of the Tones’ which saw Trinity’s own a cappella group, the Trinitones, battle it out against the Tiger Tones, who hail from Melbourne, Australia. The event was a sell-out, evident in the packed out underground music venue, an intimate location which provided a perfect setting for […]
“This is a society that seeks to meet both the needs of its musical members and the college itself with their events throughout the year ranging from two classical concerts in the exam hall, to the hip and hop music festivals of Forbidden Fruit, Metropolis and Electric Picnic.” Even if you are not a […]
Love them or hate them, buskers are, and always have been, a vital presence on the streets of Dublin. From the old man who looks like a fisherman playing the violin to the guy with the weirdly soft voice who only seems to sing Passenger’s “Let Her Go”, they all blend into the background of […]
With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.
At a recent promotion for the astronomically priced “Beats” by Dre, the grubby pop sensation Ed Sheeran spoke on how the Internet ‘changed the game’ and transformed the way in which the world consumes music: “The internet has made music more disposable. When I started buying records, just before the internet was big, I got […]
A pretentious front for big business to deal in depoliticised revolt and subversion; John Kennedy explores the failings of the hipster subculture as a scene and as a movement.