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Hard work and a devil-may-care attitude have propelled Otherkin to the status of the hottest new garage rock band in the country, writes Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
8th October, 2017
Otherkin, from left: David Anthony; Luke Reilly; Conor Wynne and Rob Summons Pic: Jake Hazeldine

Andrew Hozier Byrne has a lot to answer for. The musician better known as Hozier isn’t just responsible for some of the biggest hits to have come out of Ireland in the past few years: he’s also making waves in less obtrusive ways.

His success is making it possible for other Irish bands to get signed and spotted by labels here and abroad. It’s a debt that rapidly rising Irish band...

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