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Echo Northstar

Alternative // Waterford // He/Him

Echo Northstar is an Irish artist creating songs & soundscapes from a southeast seaside village and is currently in the final stages of production on his debut ep - superpowers.

Following the success of his 80s gothic dream pop single ‘silent fears’, summer 2023 saw Echo tout a suitcase of songs on a UK & European tour at the invite of LA shoegaze band julie
playing sold out shows at The Moth Club, London,
YES The Pink Room, Manchester,
Artheater, Cologne &
the legendary King Tuts, Glasgow

January 1st 2024, dreamy single ‘waking up’ released, accompanied by an ambient B side 'telegraph lines'.
Dan Hegarty’s 2fm The Alternative featured ‘waking up’ as his Track of the Week & it made Nialler 9’s 10 new songs to hear this week.

“stirring stripped back piano, rich with ghostly vocals” - Chordblossom - Best of Irish January.

'waking up' is “the essence of joy and destruction in childhood, finding an old toy and rediscovering the ancient secrets it holds. Echo.

“the artist has released a handful of cavernous singles so far, ‘someone else’ is a bittersweet ode to what-ifs, and the hooks on ‘silent fears’ will marinate your brain for days on end”
March 2023. So young magazine, UK.

Echo Northstar showcase gig for So Young May 2023, The Social, London, along with She’s in Parties & Oslo Twins.

Hot for 2023 Irish Acts - “Bringing you the best up-and-coming homegrown artists to look out for the next 12 months”- Hot Press Feb 2023

Check out ‘silent fears’ official video - an experiment in guerilla filming and technology, made and edited by brother Oisín/Horoshokino. Shot on Mobile phone, on run, through liminal spaces.

Next moves - Headline hometown gig in April to launch new single ‘Closer’. Details to be announced. Watch this space.