by Epics Fan
Dirty Epics are a four-piece Irish New Wave band formed in Greystones, County Wicklow, but now resided in Dublin. They are composed of vocalist Sarah Jane (SJ) Wai 2, bassist Richard Power, guitarist Darren McCoy3 and drummer Alan Delaney and are managed by Nadine O'Flynn. They have performed at numerous festivals and television shows. These include Oxegen 2007 Oxegen 2008 and Oxegen 2009, Indie-pendence, Solas Festival, Hard Working Class Heroes, Miss Ireland, SXSW 2009, MUSEXPO Europe, The Craic Festival NY 2009, SXSW 2010 and on The Once a Week Show, The Cafe, The Raw Sessions The Podge and Rodge Show and, on radio, Alison Curtis's 2008 Christmas Special.
Dirty Epics are known for songs such as "The Cure"4 and "White Out". Their debut album, Straight In No Kissing, was released in 2008 and the band signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group for it.5 In 2009, they competed in The Raw Sessions, progressing to the final. In 2010, one of their songs featured in British teen drama Skins and the band returned to SXSW.