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Jape Win Meteor Choice Award….again!

March 9, 2012

Tickets There extends a hearty congratulations to Richie Egan and the guys in Jape for winning the Choice Award for the second time. In 2008 the band scooped the prize for their incredible ‘Ritual’ album and now they’ve gotten it for the follow up, ‘Ocean of Frequency’. Jape are one of Ireland’s most exciting bands […]

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JAPE Announce Pre-Paddy’s Day Whelan’s Show

January 26, 2012

JAPE has announced a gig in Whelan’s for Friday, March 16th. Currently in the middle of their Ocean of Frequency tour around the country, Jape will return to the capital in less than two months to blow the roof of the legendary Wexford street venue. Tickets are on sale now priced €16.50 (€15 on the […]

JAPE – Ocean of Frequency (Album Review)

September 26, 2011

Since picking up the Choice Award for their 2008 album, Ritual, Jape have seen a massive rise in their popularity both home and abroad. They’ve spent the last three years playing national and international tours as well as several high profile festival spots at Glastonbury, Electric Picnic and many more. Now the band is back […]

JAPE: Ocean of Frequency (10 Days and Counting)

September 20, 2011

Another story we’re too far behind on. The excellent JAPE have announced details on their fourth studio album, Ocean of Frequency, with the release date planned for September 30th through music/is/for/losers. Artwork and track listing have been unveiled and you can now get a sneak peak of new track, ‘The Oldest Mind’ by listening below. […]

Jape – Hands of Fire / Lying on a Deathbed (Single Review)

May 27, 2011

What ever your taste in music, there’s little to no chance you haven’t come across and enjoyed the mighty Jape over the past few years. Ever since the release of their second album, The Monkeys in the Zoo have More Fun Than Me in 2004, Jape’s appeal and presence on the Irish scene has been […]

JAPE Returns! New Single & Album Details Released

May 20, 2011

All round musical genius Richie Egan is dusting off the Jape cloak, getting the band together and revving things up for the release of their fourth studio album. Last seen flogging his latest project, VisionAir, he’s now ready to release the follow up to 2008’s Choice Music Price-winning Ritual. Titled Ocean of Frequency, the album […]

JAPE ANNOUNCE DUBLIN HEADLINING SHOW

November 9, 2010

As the white mist creeps over the black lit swamp, the blurry figure of Jape maestro Richie Egan can at long last be seen emerging, synth clutched tightly. At long last the excellent Jape are blowing of the cobwebs for a full blown tour with Fionn Regan and ASIWYFA(they really should be called ASIWYFA for […]

JAPE / And So I Watch You From Afar & Fionn Regan To Tour Next Month!

October 11, 2010

Good news folks, some top notch live acts coming your way next month as Jape, And So I Watch You From Afar and Fionn Regan travel the country on tour together. The shows are being organized by First Music Contact (FMC) who are heavily involved with the Hard Working Class Heroes Festival and offer budding […]

Jape: Debut Album ‘Cosmosphere’ Now Online

August 27, 2010

2009 Choice Award Winner, Jape have added their debut album, Cosmosphere to their new Website. Along with Cosmosphere, you’ll also find follow up albums The Monkeys In The Zoo Have More Fun Than Me and the amazing Ritual Cosmosphere is where Jape first stretched out into the world and became the band we all know […]

JAPE: New Website

August 26, 2010

Jape have a new website! Click Here to view!

JAPE: The Worry Fades – New Song!

August 6, 2010

Riche Egan, aka Jape has stuck a new track, The Worry Fades up on Soundcloud and it’s well wortha few spins. Check it out by Clicking Here.

Jape Readies New Album

July 4, 2010

Just 10 minutes ago, Choice Award winners and Irish electro extraordinaire Richie ‘Jape’ Egan confirmed that his new album is reaching completion. Updating his Facebook page, the singer wrote.. ‘new album almost recorded here in black box studio france, still a bit to do though. it sounds pretty sweet so far we reckon :). still […]

Glen Hansard, Jape, Davit Kitt, Andy Irvine & More for HAITI Benefit!

January 21, 2010

A dream lineup for any Irish music fan, brought about by terrible circumstances. There’s three very prominent Haiti benefit Shows coming up in Whelan’s with a whole host of Irelands brightest musical talents. Tickets There favorite Jape, Andy Irvine, Glen Hansard and The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock will join several other bands to raise […]

JAPE: New Material On The Way

December 31, 2009

Hi all, this is a story that popped up a couple of weeks ago but only now, when nothing else at all at all is happening in the world, we’ve decided to give it a mention. One of Tickets There’s favorite acts, Jape is apparently working on (or finishing off) some new material. According to […]

Jape’s Up to Something!!

October 17, 2009

After winning the 2008 Choice Music Price last year for his third album, Ritual, it seems main man, Richie Egan is working on his eagerly anticipated 4th album. Fans of Jape will know that he already has a whole host of new tracks ready to go and according to the group’s official Twitter page, a […]

Jape -At the Heart of all of this Strangeness

September 16, 2009

Great song

HY-GIY?: Jape – Ritual

September 7, 2009

If you read my blog you should know three things. 1, I have a frightening love for Sheffield’s finest rock band, Def Leppard. 2, I like tearing into terrible bands and ridiculing them to the point where it just inst professional and I make very few apologies to fans or band members for the way I discuss them and three, I consider Jape to be one of Irelands finest talents ever produced and last year, he sealed that claim with his third album, Ritual.

JAPE – THE BUTTON FACTORY: May 23rd 2009

May 30, 2009

God, its 2:37 am on a Saturday night (Ed. Sunday morning A-Hole) and I’m not only still awake but also sober! It’s not that I wasn’t out or can’t get booze, quite the opposite in fact. Tonight, I broke this years tradition of not leaving Dun Laoghaire for love or money and finally succumbed to […]

JAPE and The Mighty Stef – Craw Daddy – Nov 23rd 2007

March 14, 2008

Well it’s a Friday, the greatest Day and Night of the week. NO matter how messed up you get on A Friday, you still have two days left to get over it which has to be a great consolation for everyone…except people who have to work weekends, haha. So I finished work early cause I […]

DUBLIN METAL EVENTS ANNOUNCEMENT COMING TOMORROW

June 14, 2013

It’s one of those nights again. The great purveyors of all things metal (and oddly enough – Big Country) in Dublin have an announcement coming and the ritual of ‘can you guess what it is yet?’ has started. I always love these waits because you’re pretty much 100% guaranteed you won’t be disappointed. Although you […]