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We Cut Corners ‘Of Whatever’ (Official Video)

Dublin duo We Cut Corners have released their latest music video for their moving opus ‘Of Whatever’ from their new, acclaimed album ‘The Cadences of Others’.

The video was created and directed by Jon Hozier-Byrne of Stoneface Films, and features the model/actress Megan O’Malley sleeping, before drowning in her own bed.

The video communicates a sense of anxiety and of comfort being torn away by an unexpected, unwelcome wave of panic. What begins as an intimate, warm vignette slowly evolves into a gripping moment of real terror, all scored with We Cut Corner’s haunting, timely refrain; “A wave of whatever is sweeping the nation.”

“Jon draws from such a deep well of knowledge and nous that he instantly articulated as concise a vision for this song as we could have ever imagined,” says John Duignan of We Cut Corners. “The idea of ‘sleeping through’ the pivotal moments of your life is the ultimate expression of apathy, the major theme underpinning the song. The Klimtian tableaus that build toward the nightmarish denouement make for the most fitting visual foil to our favourite song on the new record.”

Jon Hozier-Byrne previous work includes music videos for Irish acts such as Little Hours, Hometown, and Hozier, as well as an entry in the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. He remarked, “We Cut Corners are one of those rare bands that you listen to once, and immediately know how special they are. John and Conall are real artists, they have a unique viewpoint and express it beautifully. With such rich source material, creating a video that tried to visually represent a specific, generational anxiety seemed the only fitting accompaniment.”

We Cut Corners are John Duignan and Conall Ó Breacháin. The pair have carved out a place in the Irish music scene with their unique mix of songs, from angular pop and garage rock to wistful indie-folk, always coupled with their unique lyrical deftness. Both We Cut Corners’ debut and sophomore albums were nominated for the Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year.

iMS Playlist – Sunday 23rd October 2016

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Featured album/EP: MORALITY, MORTALITY – Marc O’Reilly

Sunday 23rd Oct 2016

 

8pm – 9pm

  SONG TITLE ARTIST TIME
1 Torrents Gypsies on the Autobahn  
2 Peace Love and Rock n Roll Francie Conway  
3 The Great Wall of America The Blades  
4 Bottom Line Ian Whitty & The Exchange  
5 One of the Good Ones Mick Flannery  
6 I Never Knew That I Was Anyone Paper Trail  
7 Fake Memory Bellx1  
8 Mandinka We Cut Corners  
9 The Few and Far Between Ports  
10 To The End Track Dogs  
11 Hot Tongue BP Fallon  
12 On The Downlow Jack O’Rourke  
13 Black Dahlia Aine Cahill  

 

9pm – 10pm

  SONG TITLE ARTIST TIME
1 Graceland

28th October release

Morality, Mortality

Marc O’Reilly***

 
2 Secret  
3 Steal Love  
4 All The Things You’ve Done Barry McCormack  
5 The Greatest Show On Earth Darwins Daughter  
6 Every Time I See a River Van Morrison  
7 If Love Was Enough Hvmmingbird  
8 Prison Robes Carron  
9 Ghost The Riptide Movement  
10 Desert Road Propeller Palms  
11 Clap Both My Hands Brian Deady  
12 Turning The New 52  
13 Ambivalence Blues Windings

We Cut Corners New Double A-Side Single, ‘Oh’ & ‘Mandinka’

We Cut Corners

New Double A-Side Single, ‘Oh’ & ‘Mandinka’

To Accompany The Release of the Album

‘The Cadences of Others’

on Friday 4th November

oh we cut cornersFollowing on from the recent announcement of their new album, ‘The Cadences of Others’, We Cut Corners release a new double a-sided single, ‘Oh’/’Mandinka’, on Friday 4th November, as a 7” red vinyl, and digital release on The Delphi Label.

The single is the follow up to their summer radio hit, ‘On Avoiding People’, and the double a-side features a cover of Sinead O’Connor’s track ‘Mandinka’, featuring Booka Brass.

The self-produced album, ‘The Cadences of Others’, was recorded in a church in the Dublin suburbs and was mastered by Josh Bonati (Sufjan Stevens, Mac DeMarco, Tallest Man On Earth). The album features contributions from Villagers’ Conor O’Brien on bass, members of Booka Brass and the Fratres String Quintet.

Both We Cut Corners’ debut and sophomore albums were nominated for the Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year.

John Duignan and Conall O’Breachain have carved out a unique place in the Irish music scene with their eclectic mix of songs, from angular pop and garage rock to wistful indie-folk, always coupled with their unique lyrical deftness.

t8dwxozkz8cxmkg7bjqzgv2sz6uesrj8hxdccv20zn0The band will play four live dates to celebrate the album release which will are on sale now.

Spirit Store, Dundalk, Saturday 5th November

Cyprus Avenue, Cork, Friday 11th November

Roisin Dubh, Galway, Friday 18th November

Button Factory, Dublin, Saturday 19th November

Joining We Cut Corners on their live dates will be Sinead White www.facebook.com/sineadwhitemusic/ and on Dublin and Dundalk dates, Participant is also guesting www.facebook.com/participantmusic/

The full tracklisting of the new album is as follows:

The Cadences of Others:

Middle Kids

On Avoiding People

Of Whatever

Milk Teeth

Oh

Reluctant Recluse

Blood Vessels

Sound

Traffic Island

The End Has Already Happened

The album will be available to pre-order from www.delphilabel.com and if you pre-order the CD or 12” vinyl (which includes CD version) before the release date you will also receive a copy of a limited edition red vinyl 7” of ‘Oh’ and ‘Mandinka’, featuring Booka Brass.