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Artist To Watch: Paddy Hanna

It played out like a scene in a downbeat, indie-level This Is Spinal Tap. In one of his succession of failed projects, Irish songwriter Paddy…
Ryan Leas | January 17, 2018 - 10:57 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am


Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

More Girl Band stories

The Claque – “Hush” & “Stray”

The Claque are an Irish trio comprising Alan Duggan of Girl Band (a 2015 Band To Watch), along with Kate Brady and Paddy Ormond. The…
Keely Quinlan | March 7, 2019 - 10:12 am

Paddy Hanna – “Mario Lanza”

After years spent in a few dysfunctional or dead-end bands around Dublin, Irish songwriter Paddy Hanna decided to strike out on his own in 2014.
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 10:02 am

Girl Band – “In Plastic” Video

Dublin post-punk Band To Watch Girl Band have a knack for provocative videos. They've made our 5 Best Videos Of The Week list a few…
Collin Robinson | June 21, 2016 - 10:35 am

Girl Band Cancel 2015 Tour Dates Due To Health Issues

Abrasive Dublin post-punk quartet Girl Band (Band To Watch alums and, more recently, part of our list of 50 best new bands of 2015) just…
Grace Birnstengel | October 26, 2015 - 1:48 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

MTV's annual Video Music Awards theoretically exist to honor excellence in the field of music videos. But they're really about famous people either agreeing on…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 11:10 am

Girl Band – “Pears For Lunch” Video

Dublin's Girl Band were named a Band To Watch earlier this year, and after touring the United States and taking on festivals like SXSW, it's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 10:40 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best video of the week isn't a video at all. It's the movie that plays in your head when you listen to Dr. Dre's…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 4:20 pm

Girl Band – “Paul” Video

Skronky Dublin noise-punks Girl Band make visceral, assaultive music, music that crawls under your skin and then brutally bashes its way back out. The Band
Peter Helman | August 6, 2015 - 10:17 am

Watch A Teaser For Girl Band’s Debut Album Holding Hands With Jamie

Irish group and Band To Watch alums Girl Band have finally announced their debut album after releasing an EP and a string of singles over…
James Rettig | July 9, 2015 - 12:29 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's videos: A romantic apocalyptic vision, a balling-on-a-budget masterclass, a giddy cartoon crossover, an absolutely fucking disgusting surgery-room fever-dream, and a glittering metropolitan drug-trip.
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Girl Band – “Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?” Video (NSFW)

Recent Band To Watch honorees Girl Band have signed to Rough Trade and shared a video for "Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?"
James Rettig | February 19, 2015 - 9:50 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Girl Band

Back when I was at Iceland Airwaves in November, I caught a few impressive up-and-coming artists in the mix between more established favorites and buzzy…
Ryan Leas | February 5, 2015 - 10:21 am