Róisín Ní Haicéid walks into KC Peaches, walking stick in hand, a beaming smile upon her face. We greet, hug, and order oat milk coffee and lemon cake before diving into everything from music and her band Banríon, to activism …
Establishing an identity
What goes into making it in the modern music scene?
Onstage, Identity Thief are electric. Bouncing with an energy that you don’t expect from anyone over the age of twelve, they occasionally remind me of five overcharged bumper cars. Disorientating, but fun. The band consists of Luke Dunne on drums, …
TAF Talks: Rob Farhat
Former Auditor of Trinity Orchestra Rob Farhat on his time at Trinity, the flaws within Trinity’s Music Department, and Ireland’s uncool reputation within the music industry
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 …
Trinity Belles, Trinity’s all-female a cappella group, kept the Christmas spirit alight with their seasonal performance of carols, both current and classic
Following the festivities of Monday’s annual lighting of the Christmas tree, Trinity Belles continued the spreading of college Christmas spirit with their sold-out performance of Sleigh Belles Sing in the Grand Social on Tuesday night. As Trinity’s only all-female acappella …
Music, readings and more at LitSoc’s Songs of Ice and Fire
LitSoc give new life to some of our all-time favourite books at their highly anticipated event, Songs of Fire and Ice
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 …
Harmony at ‘Clash of the Tones’
Trinity’s a capella group, the Trinitones, host a note-worthy evening of musical performances with their Australian counterparts, the Tiger Tones
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 …
Magnified societies: Trinity Orchestra
Harriet Doyle gives an overview of the Trinity Orchestra with events coming up and information on how to join.
“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
Braving busking in the city centre
Hannah O’Brien-Møller speaks to Dublin musicians about their feelings towards new busking laws.
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 …
Bone conducting earphones
With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.
Music in the age of Spotify: power to the consumer
Conor Boyle lauds the rise of subscription services
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 …