Alex Smyth

Swords, County Dublin

Alex Smyth is an Alternative Instrumentalist at the forefront of the Ambient Cinematic scene in Ireland. Equipped solely with a Guitar, Electronic Drum Pad and a suitcase full of FX pedals, Alex is capable of soundscapes Nialler9 has described as being “A little bit Low-Fi, a little bit Baleric and a little bit Chill-Wave”. Hailing from Dublin, Alex says his motivation comes from Ambient and Electronic Music, Naming Tycho and Explosions in the Sky as huge inspirations.

With the success of his Debut EP – The Utopian Dream, Alex Headlined several shows in Whelans, The Grand Social and a sold out Bello Bar. Alex then captivated a forest full of festival goers as he headlined The Pagoda Stage on the Sunday of this years Body and Soul Festival. After being named New Artist of the Week in The Irish Times, Alex was featured in Hotpress Magazine prior to his Headline slot at this years Fuinneamh Festival.

If 2017 is anything to go by, 2018 looks like a promising year for Alex Smyth as he prepares to put a permanent stamp on the Irish music scene, with more shows and new brand music on its way.


Alex Smyth - The Utopian Dream - Cinematic Concept EP

"I wanted the structure and flow of the EP to give the same sense of feeling as when in a Utopian Dream, which translates to 'a dream where everything is 3 times as perfect as reality' with every song being different stages of the dream,” - Alex Smyth

Track Mood (Publishing Description)

Weathered - Complimenting the Sadness
Control - Determination that every obstacle can be overcome.
Utopian Dream - Satisfaction that the worst is over.

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