Mutate is a techno collective which was started in October 2013 with the aim of bringing over niche international guests and fresh faces to Dublin’s clubs. Jasper Mathews got in touch with Mutate bossman Jay Carroll to discuss the sounds of Mutate, how to stay afloat in today’s competitive scene and the resurgence of club culture with the Celtic Tiger 2.0 rolling in. Tell me a bit about the inception of Mutate, what was the thought/conversation that got the ball rolling? The idea came about during my involvement in the now defunct clubnight in the midlands called Disco Nouveau, … Read More
It’s payday weekend and we have a fine selection of things to spend your hard earned cash on this weekend. Tomorrow in Dublin, Mutate have brought UVB back over. By all accounts his show in Pacinos a while back was great, this’ll be no different. Also on Friday, techno brothers Tom and Ed have a new project together. Moving on from TR//ER they are now preforming as Overmono, you can check them out in Hangar. On Saturday in Dublin, Sense have booked Boddika for the Button Factory. While in Tengu, Out To Lunch return for their … Read More
Some of us here at rabble have had quite enough of dry January at this stage, thank you.
Huge night in District 8 tonight: Paula Temple, Rebekah and Cailín.
New year, new tunes. We’re back to the grind here at rabble planning for the year ahead but don’t worry, we still have time to party.
Easing us in to the new year is Italian selector a.p. prods. The Flipside crew are bringing him to Tengu this Saturday with Mark Murphy and Daire Carolan on support. We’re looking forward to this one.
The weekend clubbing guide is back and it’s a jam packed weekend coming up. Some great locals parties as well as a couple of record launches.
Tonight down in Limerick the 909 Crew have Fran Harnett in control to cause a bit of a ruckus. 909 resident Maedbh O’Connor is on support. Two top quality Irish DJs there so get on it if you’re in the area.
Dublin’s RLSD Records are no strangers to the scene having conducted courses in production and DJing on the regular for the past few years. This week however saw the release of their first bit of wax. Jasper Matthews caught up with one half of the label, Doug Cooney, for a chat about the release and how it and RLSD came to be. Fair dues on the release, tis sounding tasty, was getting it out there as hair-pullingly stressful an experience as releasing records is perceived to be? Thank you, we had our ups and downs with the process, it was … Read More
Rabble clash with DDR for a spooky Samhain Bash.
This Sunday, Rabble and Dublin Digital Radio come together for a Halloween party to remember.
Tresor resident and Another Earth label boss, Esther Duijn, makes her first Irish appearance this Saturday for Basement Project, in Factory, Galway. Jasper Mathews caught up with her for a wee chat in anticipation of the gig. Hi Esther, are you looking forward to your Irish debut? Hi Jasper, I am super stoked to come to Ireland, it was on my wishlist for a while now. Also one of my dear friends, Lee Holman (very well known for his awesome techno releases), is great fun so if everyone in Ireland is even remotely like him we are gonna have a … Read More
This week Tw!tch turns ten in belfast, while DDR appears in Dublin.
Dublin’s got a new digital radio station: DDR. Dublin Digital Radio are having a launch party and streaming for the first time this Saturday from 2pm. It’s a BYO affair in Jigsaw, where the station will be based. There’ll be a selection of DDR artists from Ellll to Daire Carolan to Breen, and more. Don’t miss it!
This weekend features Boxed Off, new club night Wah Wah and the second Gash Collective takeover. Sligo boys Brame & Hamo are doing well for themselves lately, tonight they show us what they’re about as play all night long in Tengu. It’s not too long since they featured at the Out To Lunch Tengu weekender, back again the Firehouse Skank Soundsystem have some roots reggae in the Teacher’s Club tonight. Check it. Boris Werner is in Ireland, he plays in Factory over in Galway tonight. Back in Dublin, Click Click is in the Opium Rooms, while Soul Clap play all … Read More