+ SACRED ANIMALS & SUNBURNT JETS
Funeral Suits are a three-piece alternative rock band from Ireland. Consisting of Brian James, Mik McKeogh and Greg McCarthy. A shared love of epic, distorted guitars, blistering harmonius pop, art rock and electronica led to the band spending the best part of two years holed up in a disused office space in deepest North County Dublin writing there debut album which was produced by Stepehn Street (Blur / The Smiths). Recently they have released the single ‘Colour Fade’ (Friends Versus Records) from the aforementioned album and are due to release the second single ‘Health’ some time around late September. This will be there only headline show in Dublin during the summer. Come prepared xx
Sacred Animals’ debut release is the lush four-track EP ‘Welcome Home’ and serves as a perfect introduction to his fanciful and feral, wild like nature ballads. The music recalls the likes of Radiohead, Bon Iver and Guillemots without every really sounding like any of these artists. – Nialler9.com
Sunburnt Jets is the moniker of Monaghan-born, Japan-made and Dublin-based musician Colin Boylan. He is best known for combining home-programmed drum machines, maximum big muff and soothing iminyourhead vocals. His first album (released August 2010) gained interest far and wide from the likes of Nialler9 and Jim Carroll (Irish Times). While his first album was an entirely solo affair recorded in a Monaghan bedroom, his recently released “retreat / out of here / blood brick” three track EP is a much more collaborative affair showcasing his love for melodic post-apocalyptic lo-fi pop.