Formed in Galway in 2004, synth-pop foursome Dark Room Notes played their first shows in 2006 before relocating to Dublin soon after, releasing debut EP Dead Start Program in 2007. The band's long gestation period saw full debut We Love You Dark Matter finally released in April 2009.
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Notoriously cliquey and bitchy, the Irish music scene has long been dismissed as over-run with grey, identikit singer-songwriters fighting over who can best fawn over scene-leader Glen Hansard, thereby paving the way to greater success. To be fair, a greater number of bands have tried to break...