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Snow Patrol's Jonny Quinn (far left) and Kodaline - Among those supporting new initiative

Thursday 11 Sep 2014

Watch! Guinness Amplify showcase new talent

Guinness Amplify is a music talent search that aims to foster homegrown talent by giving hopeful musicians guidance and support - and we are incredibly blown away by the the acts we've seen so far.

  • Streisand - New album Partners described as "12 inimitable new Streisand duets with the world's greatest male vocalists" (Photo: Jason Merritt, Getty)

    Listen to Barbra Streisand's new album

    Barbra Streisand's duets album Partners is released this Friday, September 12, and we're giving you the chance to listen to it in full.

  • Bruce Pavitt

    Interview: Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt

    With his new book Experiencing Nirvana - Grunge in Europe, 1989 recently published, Sub Pop Records co-founder Bruce Pavitt tells Harry Guerin about joining Kurt Cobain and the band on their legendary tour of 25 years ago.

  • Little Green Cars play their biggest headline date this Saturday at Iveagh Gardens in Dublin (Faye and Stevie second and third from left)

    Little Green Cars: Things that make you go vrooooom!

    Little Green Cars break cover to play their biggest headline show yet at the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin this Saturday, July 12. They talk to Alan Corr about on the road blues, "the ice age" of teen-dom, and the night they nearly killed Nicole Richie

  • Mastodon - Happy to write a 'happy' song

    Mastodon Interview

    With rockers Mastodon's new album Once More 'Round the Sun just released, Harry Guerin catches up with guitarist Bill Kelliher to talk songs, success and Thin Lizzy.

  • Changing man

    Paul Weller

    John Byrne meets Paul Weller, the British singer-songwriter and musician who has enjoyed an incredible career spanning five decades. And it ain't over yet.

  • Wrong end of the greasy spoon when it comes to love

    Sam Smith

    Soul boy Sam Smith steps out from behind Disclosure and Naughty Boy with his hugely impressive debut album In The Lonely Hour. Alan Corr talks to him about love and telling his secrets with music

  • Flannery: still sad, still funny

    Mick Flannery

    Blarney man Mick Flannery returns with his new album By The Rule. He talks to Alan Corr about moving to Berlin, going "full-on negative", and colouring in Jesus