Monday May 25, 2020

Other voices

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

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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