Macho Man Screws Up the Day: Beowulf, from Poem to Film 

  Rosemary Kelly discusses how Beowulf has been adapted to the medium of film in recent years.   Beowulf is best known as the impressive, monster-fighting, Scandinavian hero that may or may not have had lusty interaction with an animated Angelina Jolie, or that freakishly long poem I won’t stop writing about. The Old English […]

Producer J.J. Lee is in lockdown with ‘All My Friends’ in new single

The Kerry producer-bassist looks back to the New Wave The worst question to ask an artist is “Where do you find your ideas?” A better question to ask Kerry producer/multi-instrumentalist J.J. Lee would be “For God’s sake, where do you find the time?” One of the hardest-working journeyman musicians in Cork, at one time or […]

HAUSU Records celebrate Bandcamp day

The DIY label release three new albums for your listening pleasure. If Motley’s list of recommended music wasn’t enough, indie-pop raconteurs HAUSU Records have dropped three new records for the occasion.  Fever Dreaming’s been one of my favourite records of 2020, and Ghostking Is Dead follows it up with Established Form. The newest edition of […]

Bandcamp Day Top Tracks

Great tunes for a cheap price, and all to support the arts- What’s the catch? Hope this article finds you well in these strange and troubled times, from all here at Motley. It’s been a rough time for any of us in lockdown, not least the music sector. With the institution of lockdown a massive […]

Animal Crossing Vs. Doom: The Ying and Yang of Gaming

Motley Editor-In-Chief Dan Webb explores two of the most legendary franchises in gaming, Animal Crossing and Doom, and gives food for thought on why they may not be so different after all March 20th 2020, as the dawn broke two of the biggest titans in gaming walked slowly towards the battlefield ready to face-off. Cyberdemon’s […]

A Poem From Motley

  not only did i piece myself up together, but i had also let myself down a couple hundred times. it’s weird that i did not notice how my mind drifted away into another world; all i wanted to think about was the colour of your eyes under the bright amber lights.  to break my […]