Monday January 20, 2020


Album reviews by Johnnie Craig and John Walshe

30th May, 2015
Of Monsters and Men: stuck in a rut

Indie folk/pop: Of Monsters and Men. Beneath The Skin (Island)

Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men should be admired for dedicating themselves to the pursuit of breezy pop music. Emerging from a landscape which has in recent years given us such wonderfully atmospheric and habitually glacial acts as Múm, Sigur Rós and Ólafur Arnalds, this band’s emergence into warmer climes at least provides a happy insight into their native land’s musical diversity....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The Chinese New Year celebrations begin this Saturday. Here’s your guide to what’s on, what it all means and, most importantly, where to eat the best dumplings

Sarah Taaffe-Maguire | 1 day ago

That casually trendy music that plays in your favourite clothing shop or restaurant is not there by accident: it’s carefully selected, compiled and processed to encourage you to stay and spend

Nadine O’Regan | 1 day ago

When Peter McGovern heard the CCJ being described as a colosseum, he knew he had succeeded

Rosanna Cooney | 1 day ago