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Shane O'Reilly
Editor, Dublin

Shane O'Reilly is an award-winning writer based in South Dublin, Ireland. On the other side of the Foxrock tracks. When not picking apart the work of Lars Von Trier (for the aforementioned award) he can be found at Dublin's University College, immersed in English and Philosophy. This picture was taken in Vietnam, as he was wrestling back his camera from a would-be camera collector, shortly after another of the locals had successfully taken his wallet, and a rising clash of personalities took his g/f. Great trip.

contributions

Shabazz Palaces - Alive 06.04.2012
The Silence in Deep Snow 11.16.2011
The Rebirth (part two) 04.15.2010
The Rebirth (part one) 04.13.2010
Depressing Dubliners, The XX Way 08.10.2009
Crispy Pig 07.13.2009
Creosote on my Soul 04.22.2009
Mercury Rev in Dublin 11.11.2008
COOL KILLS 11.10.2008
Kevin shields Godlike genius, plastic cups and the Irish Burning Man. 09.07.2008
Efterklang 08.02.2008
The Hidden Race 06.16.2008
Madi Army 06.03.2008
This is the Sound of a Young Galaxy 02.26.2008
That's Correcto! 02.18.2008
Dead Ledger 01.23.2008
SnowDial: Weather Report 12.02.2007
120 Seconds With A Voice of The Seven Woods 11.02.2007
The Photos of Madi Ju and Patrick Tsai 08.07.2007
Music's Nouveau- Cuisine and everything else (teens vs. the rest) 07.10.2007
Poets Got Rhythm 06.18.2007
Peter, Bjorn and... 04.18.2007
American Neon #2: Burning Man 02.07.2007
Lucky, unlucky... The difference between. 11.03.2006
Tongues in Waiting (or, my boss looks like Gonzo) 11.01.2006
American Neon #1; Las Vegas 10.23.2006
ME, ME, ME MUZIK (ouch!) 09.19.2006
DAFT PUNK (and my disappearance into your America........maybe) 08.07.2006
An Underachieving Summer 07.10.2006
PWNAGE and why I lack i... 05.08.2006
Fear and self-loathing on the 46A 05.06.2006
We Are The Pigs - my Suede 03.29.2006
Criticisms on the existentialisms of the revolving shoeshiners! 03.20.2006
The 4th Annual Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 03.05.2006
Valentines day - the myth of Penelope and Paul 02.11.2006
experiencing the Arctic Monkeys in 40 minutes... 01.28.2006
Classy Bitch - tales of the talented #1; Paris Hilton 01.28.2006
Me, My Morning Jacket and my big mouth.... but can anyone actually hear me? 01.15.2006
Friday Night's Alright for Fighting... 01.15.2006

Happy Shopper #27 - The Real Tuesday Weld
Way back when we described the Real Tuesday Weld as sounding like Serge Gainsbourg at the end of the pier...
Me So Horny!, or, Jazz is Discovered to Still Exist
New records by Ornette Coleman and David S. Ware are vibrant examples of jazz that blows past the walls of snobbery keeping jazz underground.
The Sunset Stalker: Bono
Now that Lake's (outsideLeft - UK editor) wildly popular "Behind the Counter Culture" column has drawn to a close Alarcon steps in with the American version. He's calling it Stalking on Sunset.
Efterklang
THE GUITARIST of Denmark's hardest working band meets Shane O' Reilly. With a sound like no other, the five-piece have travelled, touring endlessly and recording almost one album every year since 2004.
Take Me Home Again, Kathleen
An American living in London, Kathleen Haskard, offers a reminder that straying far from our roots is a beautiful but bittersweet thing
A Funny Story About King Kong
King Kong's latest idiot savant party breakdown masterpiece is the Proust's madelines of my misspent bachelor years
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