You may have heard their track 'Different' on the radio over the past six months - and now young Mullingar band The Academic have released their debut EP.

The foursome are going from strength to strength and are also amongst the first batch of bands announced for next year's SXSW, where they'll no doubt make a big impression. They'll also be travelling to the Eurosonic European showcase festival in January.

Expect to hear a lot more of these guys in 2016. Until then, you can stream their debut EP 'Loose Friends', which is out today, via