QR Music Blog

reviews, interviews; always unmissable

The QR Music Blog is the place to go if you are interested in all things music. It is an entire blog dedicated to live and local music discussion, as well as reviews of new releases and updates on our playlists.

As with the normal QR blog, we are always on the lookout for contributors so if you would like to get involved with the QR Music Blog please contact our Head of Music Rachael Young at music@queensradio.org

Rock on!

QR Music Reviews: alt-J – Relaxer

QR Music Reviews: alt-J – Relaxer

It’s 9 minutes past 1 in the morning, I’ve just finished listening to alt-J’s third and newest album, Relaxer, in full, and I’m half-tempted to sum up the experience in one word: sublime. As a massive fan of the band since their Mercury prize-winning debut An Awesome...

QR Music: Interview with Clean Cut Kid

QR Music: Interview with Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid arrived in Belfast on Tuesday afternoon to play their first ever headline show in the city at Voodoo. The four-piece from Liverpool, made up of husband-and-wife duo Mike and Evelyn Halls, Ross Higginson and Saul Godman, are coming to the end of ‘The...

QR Music: Interview with Palace

QR Music: Interview with Palace

Last Thursday, I sat down for a quick chat with Leo from London blues-alt. band Palace, just before their headline gig at Voodoo that night. Even after 29 nights on the road, he was an absolute gent and covered everything from the band’s best gig experiences to which...