mru launch party 2013

mru (music review unsigned) in a nut shell are extremely dedicated music fans who review the best of the unsigned music world from around the world and introducing them to a wider audience like our self.

on the 9th may 2013 they had a massive launch party in dublin (ireland) with a great mix of bands and artistes going through the genres of music from acoustic folk through easy cool rock blues and alternative rock right to heavy rock with a tick of blues. if you were looking for music diversity you would find it here.

the acts on the two different stage in the mercantile venue had been jemson green, tristan carroll, dem fools, rachael mccormack, sal vitro, the enemies, the radioactive grandma, jimi cullen, ka tet. a great thanks to all the acts who showed us what they are made of.

for every one who were not able to come and join in we have made a small compilation of what had happed on the main stage and in the acoustic corner:

music pulse playlist april 2013

featured in the playlist of april are the music videos of the artists:
david lemaitre | empire of the sun | junip | justin timberlake | nine inch nails | a perfect circle | the wallflowers | the rolling stones | madonna | michael jackson |george michael | billy idol | sting | maître gims | daft punk | laura mvula | british sea power | miniature tigers | bruno mars | daniel merriweather | kaiser chiefs | amy winehouse | christina aguilera | nikka costa | retro stefson | deap vally | robin thicke | the band perry | suede

and director:
david fincher

and producer:
mark ronson

moddi – a northanlight in dublin

pål moddi knutsen or as we all know him as moddi had been visiting dublin and had been playing in the whelans venue on 10th aprli. he already caught our attention last month with his second album and we though did not know that we will be in luck to see him live on stage.
when he came on stage made you feel if you are sitting with him just in his house and listen to his talks and music. though he had been not travelling with his band it made it a tick more cosier and personal where he was sharing his thoughts and music with us. we have to thank him for spoiling us that night:

music pulse playlist march 2013

featured in the playlist of march are the music videos of the artists:
onerepublic | p!nk | fall out boy | the killers | franz ferdinand | christina aguilera | mariah carey | bonobo | oxmo puccino | alunageorge | john grant | dale and the zdubs | lorde | phosphorescent | wire | maggie rose | brian mcknight | moddi | depeche mode | chvrches | black rebel motorcycle club | jones apollo | hurts | woodkid | drake | lana del rey | the shoes | katy perry | yeah yeah yeahs | atoms for peace | bastille

and directors:
diane martel | yoann lemoine

foals – coming to dublin and rocked twice the sold out academy

foals had been absence from dublin for a little while now, but with their new album “holy fire” in their pockets they came to dublin to play two sold out nights in the academy. they did not disapoint their fans and had played their classic songs and new songs, lucky enough for us we had the chance to catch ‘milk and black spiders’ live version which had not been played yet on stage live before. after the gig the fans had been standing around still in shock and disbelieve that the night was over. but it is sure that ‘foals’ are back and will be rocking few festivals around europe this summer which should not be missed.

music pulse playlist february 2013

featured in the playlist of february are the music videos of the artists:
skip the use | rebecca & fiona | armin van buuren | rihanna | coldplay | blur | sade | coheed and cambria | phoenix | the smashing pumpkins | clutch | unknown mortal orchestra | trixie whitley | adele | the big pink | friendly fires | cee lo green | bloc party | kate nash | white rose movement | the growlers | grace potter & the nocturnal | hacienda | jessica lea mayfield | cadillac sky | the ettes | the mowgli’s | nosaj thing

and producers:
dan auerbach | paul epworth

and director:
sophie muller

bloc party – dubliners screaming for more

bloc party had been back in dublin (ireland) for two nights, they have been given all and more on tuesday (12.02.2013) night in the olympia theatre. from the kick start with ‘so he begins to lie’ from their new album four right through to the end mixing up the deck with their all time favorites, closing with ‘helicopter’, they have been pushing hard and the absence of each other over the years just fused them together on stage.
the fans came and bloc party have delivered well over the norm and what you would have expected by mashing all four albums into a massive package where you are just asking for more though your ears are going already deaf. if you have the chance to see them on their current tour you will definitely not be disappointing. a great treat was as well to listen into their brand new full of energy packed with in your face attitude song ‘ratchet’.
if you did not had the chance to have seen them in dublin over this two days check out the playlist from tuesday:

music pulse playlist january 2013

featured in the playlist of january are the music videos of the artists:
everthing everthing | mgk ft. ester dean | blink 182 | lissie | manchester or chestra | fun. | great lake swimmers | uh huh her | hot red circuit | a$ap rocky | local natives | emmy rossum | otto knows | discloser | sir sly | villagers | charli xcx | sierra noble | daddy yankee | colette carr | duel | kodaline | churchill | the joy formidable | cn blue | conor maynard | jesse cook | bon jovi | little green cars | lindsey stirling | tame impala

and director:
isaac rentz

music pulse playlist december 2012

another year comes to an end and it is time to feature the last playlist of music pulse in 2012. it had been a great year there had been plenty of newcomers on the scene with excellent debut songs and of course great songs of our favourite bands and artists, though indeed there had been as well great loses of artist who formed and influenced the music throughout the years.

never the less we all wish you a happy new year and we cannot wait what will be in stores for us in 2013.

and here is the playlist of december featuring the music videos of the artists:
great lake swimmers | skylar grey | tristan prettyman | rita ora | tegan and sara | the neighbourhood | elle alpha | brantley gilbert | baden baden | paul banks | atlas genius | jason mraz | michael jackson | ron irizarry | the fray | foo fighters | bruce springsteen | inxs | pearl jam | siiines | die toten hosen | passenger | eugene mcguinness | rivolta | flume | cienfue | matchbox twenty | draft | twin shadow | lifehouse

and director:
mark pellington

music pulse playlist november 2012

featured in the playlist of november are the music videos of the artists:
vrns | the 1975 | shaka ponk | menomena | aaradhna | donald fagen | haim | the cast of cheers | dragonette | barbara moleko | alan doyle | example | the rolling stones | gin wigmore | neil byrne | leslie clio | netsky | nadéah | all that remains | soloange | skye | robbie williams | britney spears | kelly clarkson | jamiroquai | dido | u2 | destiney’s child | korn

and director:
joseph kahn

music pulse playlist october 2012

featured in the playlist of october are the music videos of the artists:
the sheepdogs | neil young | owl city | miguel | willy moon | django django | the mountain goats | mika | c2c | sky ferreira | lionel richie | gary clark jr | tyga | poor moon | the overtones | frank ocean | dog is dead | aura dione | stone sour | lena | jake bugg | jack white | ke$ha | jamie foxx | john legend | will smith | busta rhymes | alt-j | gabrielle aplin | pet shop boys

and director:
hype williams

the temper trap – one night in dublin

once more the temper trap came back to visit dublin (ireland) for a night. this time they had their new album “the temper trap” in their pocket and they have been playing their favourites from their first album “conditions” to a sold out gig in the academy. the night was kicked off with kodaline warming up the crowed.
it had been one of this nights which you didn’t want to miss, and if you are not sure about it  you just need to check the playlist

but not to weary they will be back soon and kodaline will be playing in the sugar club in dublin (ireland) this thursday (4th october 2012).

music pulse playlist september 2012

featured in the playlist of september are the music videos of the artists:
mumford & sons | blackburner | seeed | christina aguilera | lady antebellum | keith harkin | nathan pacheco | ingrid michaelson | natalia lafourcade | the other tribe | two door cinema club | kylie minogue | potergeist | the chevin | the shins | foster the people | battles | manchester orchestra | the hundred in the hands | fm belfast | shahin najafi | kyla la grange | band of horses | billy talent | psy | madeon | saint motel | antibalas | yeasayer | bob mould

and director:
daniels

berlin festival 2012 – berlin got rocked

the berlin festival is a festival which is hosted in the historical closed down airport templehof in berlin (germany). it is compressed into 2 days with great band from around the world and from germany. the acts kicked off in the afternoon which helped a lot for the night owls of the festival visitors because the party did not stop until the morning due to the second part of the festival called club xberg which goes right thru the night until dawn.

here is a little sample what was going:

electric picnic 2012 – lets the sun out

electric picnic is a festival which is hosted in stradbally (ireland), they are bringing the big and small acts from around the world together for 3 greats days. this year they have been extremely lucky with the weather and every one had for sure a kind of holiday feeling. the festival does not only cater for the music fans they do have plenty of other things on the site, like comedy / arts and theatre where as well as a body and soul area where you can relax / chill and find some peace.

though we were able to only come down for the last day we were able to grab few great acts on stage:

music pulse playlist august 2012

featured in the playlist of august are the music videos of the artists:
bloc party | kilians | trails and ways | newton faulkner | maxïmo park | the script | chima | halestorm | jesse & joy | anjulie | panamah | cody simpson | calvin harris | matisyahu | the heavy | john mayer | rita ora | katy perry | flo rida | foo fighters | alien ant farm | the gaslight anthem | ellie goulding | ms mr | green day | soma | k’naan | missy higgins

and director:
marc klasfeld

music pulse playlist july 2012

featured in the playlist of july are the music videos of the artists:
the killers | arcade fire | kanye west | fatboy slim | daft punk | björk | the breeders | coldplay | rihanna | bat for lashes | kendrick lamer | satellite sky | maroon 5 | milo greene | sean paul | make do and mend | storyfold | plan b | muse | chemical brothers | handsome poets | purity ring | no doubt | p!nk | the vaccines | ben howard | metric | blur

and director:
spike jonze

knockanstockan – write in the middle of nature

knockanstockan is a small independent music and arts festival in the wicklow mountains (ireland), they brings a good 150 different kind of irish acts onto the stage which you would not be able to catch in one go. though the weather had been a typical irish summer weather with wind and from light to heavy rain with nice and warm sunny spells, it is well worth it not just for the scenery of where the festival is held but the acts are excellent and divers.
unfortunately we had only little time on one of the three day festival but we were able to catch sal vitro and the bambir on saturday:

music pulse playlist june 2012

featured in the playlist of june are the music videos of the artists:
ed sheeran | little hurricane | noel gallagher’s high flying birds | rudimental | imagine dragons | jill barber | oceana | the lumineers | nelly furtado | usher | silversun pickups | norah jones | young the giant | reeve carney | lupe fiasco | skylar grey | eminem | rihanna | b.o.b | michelle williams | the hives | regina spektor | the temper trap | mgmt | fever ray | moby | josé gonsalez | jenny wilson | the knife | rascal flats | scissor sisters

and the producer:
alex da kid

and director:
andreas nilsson

music pulse playlist may 2012

featured in the playlist of may are the music videos of the artists:
florence and the machine | kraftklub | grimes | jamie n commons | keane | linkin park | jon mclaughlin | admiral fallow | gossip | kylie minogue | nero | swedish house mafia | axwell | taio cruz | kimbra | bee gees | irma | donna summer | carly rae jepsen | now, now | marina and the diamonds | alabama shakes | kassidy | beastie boys | kaiser chiefs | we have band | marilyn manson

and the video director:
christian larson

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