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Shit Robot announces new LP

SR’s second album is coming on DFA/PIAS on March 17 (hey!). Read all about it here.

Lumigraph in XLR8R’s 2014 list


New Jackson on Pitchfork

NJ’s new one on Major Problems streaming on Pitchfork.

Shit Robot overload

Dummy DJ mix. BBC Radio 1 minimix for Annie Mac. Pitchfork video and remix premieres. Russian agression.

Lumigraph on Mr Saturday Night

Out now.

‘We Got A Love’

New Shit Robot, featuring Reggie Watts on vocal. Limited split 12″ on pre-order at DFA now, full release soon. It’s a jam.

New Jackson remixes Mano, upcoming dates

New Jackson’s remix of Mano’s ‘Please’ is out on August 30 on Permanent Vacation, alongside remixes from Tale of Us and Dixon. New Jackson upcoming live dates below, more to come.

31.08: Electric Picnic, Stradbally
14.09: Valentia Isle, Kerry

Forrests live dates, Fuck Buttons supports

Forrests have announced some upcoming live dates, including two shows with Fuck Buttons.

31.08: Electric Picnic, Ireland
13.09: Valentia Isle Fest, Kerry
14.09: Button Factory, Dublin w/ Fuck Buttons
17.09: Electric Ballroom, London, w/ Fuck Buttons

New Frank B!

‘Trieste’ lands on June 10 on Newington.

Forrests announce debut EP, MØ support

‘Wilder’ arrives on blastfirstpetite in June, more information here.

Lumigraph on The Quietus

Interview with Lumigraph here .

New Jackson ‘sat around here waiting’ + live dates

NJ’s new 12″ is out on Hivern, March 04, with remixes from Pional and Fort Romeau. Check it below.

NJ live:
23/02: w/ Kresy at Nitsa, Barcelona
03/03: w/ Daniel Avery at Button Factory, Dublin

Forrests on Yours Truly

Forrests – Island from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

Frank B on TLOBF

Forrests ‘Tarifa’ video

Feel Good Lost made a very nice video for ‘Tarifa’ – and here’s some nice things people have been saying about it: Spin, Dipped In Dollars, The Sky Report and Not Many Experts.

Forrests ‘Tarifa’ from forrestsforrests on Vimeo.

Shit Robot Irish dates

Electric Picnic Action

The Kanyu Tree play The Cosby Stage on Sunday, September 02 at 13.45.
Forrests play Bamboo, Body and Soul on Friday, August 31 at 21.30, and Little Big Tent, Sunday September 02 at 12.30.
New Jackson play Earthship, Body and Soul on Saturday at 22.00.


Forrests made two appearances of note in the past week – on and XLR8R.

New ShitBot live dates/US DJ tour

More info on Shit Robot’s upcoming Irish dates and US shows right here.

Shit Robot on the Boiler Room

Ahead of his London show that night, ShitBot plays the Boiler Room this Friday from 10amGMT, alongside Juan Maclean. Tune in at

New Jackson added to Body and Soul

NJ make their festival debut on the Sunday of this year’s Body and Soul, alongside M83, John Talabot, Gold Panda and more.

The Kanyu Tree announce summer dates

The Kanyu Tree have announced their summer festival dates – including an Electric Picnic show and a Freezer Sessions tour.

ShitBot’s ‘Space Race’ Premiere, New Dates added

Check ‘Space Race’ on, peep the new dates below.

5/24 – Hudson Terrace, New York
5/25 – San Francisco
6/02 – Forbidden Fruit, Dublin *
6/03 – Forbidden Fruit Afterparty, Dublin
6/15 – The Nest, London
6/21 – 6/23 – Japan DJ tour
7/01 – Wavefront, Chicago
7/13 – Razzmatazz, Spain
7/14 – Benicassim, Spain

(* The Shit Robot Show Live)

The Shit Robot Show at Forbidden Fruit

TSRS gets its first live outing of the year at Dublin’s Forbidden Fruit festival – Saturday June 2. More dates to come!

‘Space Race’ on Annie Mac

Annie had the first play of ShitBot’s ‘Space Race’ on Friday – check it here.

Shit Robot w/ The Rapture

Shit Robot joins The Rapture on their German dates this week – catch him with the band on the below dates.

07/05: Zaak, Dusseldrof
08/05: Zoom, Frankfurt
09/05: Lido, Berlin

‘Teenage Bass’/'Space Race’

Shit Robot returns with a new 12″ on DFA. Limited pre-orders are sold-out, but you can listen to a sampler of the new release below. Or tune in to Annie Mac on BBCR1 tonight to hear the first play.

‘People Street’ Deluxe Edition

You can download the Deluxe Edition of ‘People Street’ from iTunes right now – contains the original album, remixes and videos.

Family Affair

The Kanyu Tree talk to Kevin Courtney about very serious matters indeed.

TKT Irish tour

The Kanyu Tree’s Irish tour begins this week – keep an eye on local press for more info.


The Kanyu Tree’s new video is live… behold ‘Congratulations‘.


The Kanyu Tree support Friendly Fires this Wednesday. Fancy that.

Shit Robot in Brazil

Shit Robot plays Ultra Sao Paolo on December 3.

People Street tour and The Coronas supports

TKT’s first headliner tour begins this week, taking them all the way to the end of the year. We’ve added another date in Sligo on December 2. The band join The Coronas for five dates in the Olympia in December.

Shit Robot Tsugi covermount

ShitBot provides the covermount mix for the new issue of France’s finest, Tsugi. A few familiar faces on the cover too…

The Kanyu Tree on RTE

Watch The Kanyu Tree perform ‘Shelf Life’ on The Saturday Night Show (IoI only).

Shit Robot new dates

Further The Shit Robot Show live dates and DJ announced: Dublin, Barcelona, Lisbon, Paris x 2 and more here.

Shit Robot on RCRDLBL

Grab the excellent Planningtorock ‘Pizzo’ for free while its hot.

TKT #4

The Kanyu Tree’s debut album ‘People Street’ entered the Irish charts at #4 on its first week.

The Kanyu Tree album pre-order

‘People Street’ pre-order is live on iTunes – includes two bonus tracks!

Shit Robot on Pitchfork, EP highlights

The MCDE remix of SR’s ‘Answering Machine’ is streaming on Pitchfork now. The wax is out today too. Digital in two weeks. Also, check below for a smart video from his recent Shit Robot Show Electric Picnic headliner.

The Kanyu Tree album details

The Kanyu Tree will release their debut album, ‘People Street’, on Sony Music Ireland on September 30. This is the cover artwork. Pretty, no? See the band at Electric Picnic this weekend, and on tour through September and October.

Shit Robot remix 12″

MCDE and Planningtorock (doing a doubler) have reworked ‘Answering Machine’. This is what the 12″ looks like. It’s in-store on wax on 17/09, with digital following a couple of weeks later.

Shit Robot US dates annouced; new mix

For more on US dates, check here. The Robot’s new DJ mix – inspired by one A. Weatherall – is downloadable from the Synth Eastwood website now.

The Kanyu Tree

Delighted to announce THIS is managing Sony Music Ireland’s recent signings The Kanyu Tree. More info on their website or FB.

Shit Robot Pitchfork premiere

Pitchfork have the first play of the Fergal Brennan-directed video to ‘Losing My Patience’. Have a looksee.

Fancy a ‘Losing My Patience’ freebie?

Well, here you go, courtesy of the DFA

First reviews! Shit Robot at T5

Shit Robot opened for LCD Soundsystem at T5 on March 30. Village Voice, Prefix Mag and Brooklyn Vegan gave their tuppence worth. Some nice pics below, courtesy of Brooklyn Vegan.

Shit Robot in… the Economist

It had to happen…

Less But Better in The Irish Times

Mick Heaney speaks to the curators on the upcoming Less But Better exhibition. Which opens next week by the way – April 7 at the Exchange. Read all about it in its PDF-ular glory here.

Shit Robot on Pitchfork

Pitchfork have the jump on the new Hot Chip remix of ‘Losing My Patience’. Lucky devils.

The Shit Robot Show is uploaded, gets logo, revs up

The Shit Robot Show now has a logo. And if you are heading to see it at any of the upcoming US dates (which begin at SXSW this week) you can get a (wobbly) preview right here.

Less But Better

Delighted to be doing some work on this upcoming exhibition, Less But Better, about designer Dieter Rams, which takes place in The Exchange, Dublin, in early April. For more information, click here.

The Shit Robot Show Tour Dates

The Shit Robot Show is coming. Alarmingly soon. Check below for upcoming live dates, more to follow.

Live Dates:

04/03: Fabric, London

17/03: 508 (Live Stage) SXSW, Austin

18/03: Vice Loose Control, SXSW, Austin

19/03: La Zona Rosa, SXSW, Austin

22/03: Double Door, Chicago

23/03: Garrison, Toronto

25/03: The Vagabond, Miami

26/03: Ultra, Miami

30/03: Terminal 5, New York (supporting LCD Soundsystem)

31/03: Terminal 5, New York (supporting LCD Soundsystem)

The Shit Robot Show added to LCD’s T5 bill

The Shit Robot Show makes its NYC debut on March 30/31, supporting LCD Soundsystem on their last hurrah. More from James Murphy on this right here.

Introducing… The Shit Robot Show

We’ve been quiet, and with good reason. We’ve been working on The Shit Robot Show. Which is the name of SR’s upcoming live-plus-visual live performance thing. You can read all about it in today’s print edition of The Ticket in The Irish Times, or just check it here maybe.

The live dates begin at Fabric on March 4, followed by a series of US dates, including three at SXSW. Plenty more live dates to follow on our soon-to-be rejigged website and SR’s FB.

Shit Robot ‘Song Of The Day’ on NPR

They’re calling it a ‘Triumph!!

Shit Robot end of year polls/nonsense

‘From The Cradle To The Rave’ pops up in various end of year listzzzzzz.

Picadilly Records! (no.8)

The Quietus! (no.28)

Nialler9! (no.11)

Rough Trade! (no.62)

Playground Mag! (no.52)

Clash Electronic Selection! (no.10)

6Music plays Shit Robot

Nemone drags Shit Robot into the daytime playlist. Could this be the start of something wonderful? Probably not. Caps doffed to Alex Metric for the double play of ‘Losing My Patience’ on R1 also.

Pitchfork’s ‘Take ‘Em Up’ double dose

Pitchfork gives away the John Talabot and streams the Mark E edit. Phew.

They Are Us in the Indie redux


Shit Robot in The Quietus’ albums of the year

No 26, to be precise.

Erol plays M.Mayer’s ShitBot remix on 6Music

Erol marks his return to 6Music by opening his show with M.Mayer’s craftily bonkers remix of ‘Tuff Enuff’.

They Are Us in the Independent on Sunday

The final piece in the They Are Us jigsaw landed last weekend – a delightful five-page spread in the IoS’s New Review supplement. You can read it here – there’s a PDF on the way… and if you missed out on the screen prints, you will be able to pick them up from Damien Dempsey’s website presently.

They Are Us in The Examiner

You know how hard it is to get a PDF in this town? Or that town…

Shit Robot top of the pops

The RCRDLBL weekly chart anyway. They all count right? Take that Kanye etc…

Shit Robot on Canal Plus

Merde alors! Sheet Wobot on a rather unlikely looking French evening show! Check it here.

RCRDLBL premiere ‘Take ‘Em Up’ freebie

RCRDLBL step up with a radio edit of the new single. Ohhh!

Shit Robot meets The Quietus

Ben Hewitt talks castles, shepherds, raves and shit

‘Take ‘Em Up’ on Youtube

Spread the word

Pitchfork premiere ‘Take ‘Em Up’ video

Pitchfork premiere the Eoghan Kidney-directed, Nancy Whang-starring, New York City-located video for ‘Take ‘Em Up’.

Shit Robot on Australia’s Triple J

The Robot speaks to Richard Kingsmill on Australia’s Triple J. A pretty nifty Robot DJ mix airs on the station on Nov 13.

A Robot Halloween (and Ravelton redux)

thanks to Bot fan Bobby. This is GREAT! and while we’re at it, ShitBot’s Ravelton mini-mix for Annie Mac can be streamed right here.

Two Robot plays via BBCR1′s Grimmy

Tuff Enuff’ and ‘Take ‘Em Up’, either side of the weekend.

Shit Robot Ravelton mini-mix on Annie Mac

Five minutes of rave from the Robot, big up Annie…

Shit Robot at the Playground

An expansive interview with Shit Robot…

They Are Us on RTE’s Six One

Philip Bromwell’s lovely piece can be seen on the RTE player – 35 minutes in.

They Are Us on RTE’s Arena and Six One

Maser and Damien Dempsey will be on RTE’s excellent Arena show tonight around 7.45pm. We will post the audio once we get it. The exhibition will also be featured on RTE’s Six:One news on Friday.

They Are Us exhibition details.

Maser and Damien Dempsey’s They Are Us exhibition open this weekend – full details here.

Shit Robot Irish Times interview

A Rave Review from Jim Carroll in the print edition of The Irish Times – check it here.

Pitchfork, NME and Irish Times reviews.

So the NME, Pitchfork, and The Irish Times all like the record. As do quite a few others.

BBC Radio One plays and interview.

Deejays like Annie Mac, Annie Nightingale and Pete Tong are feeling the Shit Robot love, while In New DJs We Trust’s Heidi likes the Robot so much, she interviewed him. Phew.

XLR8R stream Shit Robot’s album

US mega-site XLR8R have the exclooosive stream of SR’s debut album.

They Are Us in The Irish Times

A super-nice feature in the print edition of the Irish Times on They Are Us and the lost art of sign-writing, featuring Maser and the son of ‘The Gentleman of Letters’, Dublin sign-writer Kevin Freeney – check in in all its pdf glory here.

NME premiere Shit Robot’s ‘Tuff Enuff’ video

Handmade by Maser and Albert Hooi, it was premiered by the nice chaps at NME.

Shit Robot on AOL’s Spinner

AOL’s rather popular Spinner features ‘I Found Love’.

Shit Robot on Dazed Digital

Dazed Digital speak to the Robot.

Shit Robot on

Interview avec the Robot on

Shit Robot on BBC Radio One

Rob Da Bank debuts ‘Losing My Patience’.

Shit Robot’s ‘I Found Love’ on XlR8R

‘I Found Love’ debuts on XLR8R, and subsequently pops up all over the place.

They Are Us in Totally Dublin

Nice, brief TAU mention in the latest Totally Dublin.

They Are Us in The Dubliner

They Are Us landed the cover and a nice five-pager in today’s edition of The Dubliner.

Shit Robot on Uncut blog

SR makes a unlikely appearance on Uncut’s blog.

They Are Us on RTE news

The final chapter of They Are Us involved painting the side of one of the Ballymun towers in Dublin. A short item on this appeared on RTE’s Six One news on July 30. You can watch the piece on RTE’s player until August 6 via the link below (Forward to c.41 minutes to see item).

Shit Robot on Pitchfork

The good word continues to spread…

Shit Robot on RCRDLBL

Lots of Shit Robot related stuff going on – here’s one thing we like: the TBD remix of Shit Robot at RCRDLBL.

They Are Us in the Irish Times

They Are Us get a mention in The Irish Times’ Saturday magazine, July 26.

Shit Robot ‘From The Cradle To The Rave’

This are managing Shit Robot. His debut album, ‘From The Cradle To The Rave’ is due on September 21 on DFA (US) and Coop (UK/EU).

They Are Us

They Are Us is the name of a series of outdoor public art works inspired by Dublin City. They were painted by artist Maser and feature words by musician Damian Dempsey. is handling PR for this project.

The art works are visible at over 16 sites sites across Dublin. The locations are diverse, and include well-known city centre buildings, prison walls, hidden laneways and one iconic tower. The project will raise funds for the Simon Community. A number of limited edition prints of the art works are available from