Jem Mitchell - Capturing life as it is

It’s funny how you find certain artists. I often spent house searching in the web for bands and artists to feature on the blog, searching through different sites, looking on Youtube and then you have the radio on while cooking the dinner and a song comes on that intrigues you, ¬†you wait to hear the […]

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Best of 2016: Best International Americana & Alt-Country Albums

So now to my international list of favourites for 2016. I haven’t got the chance this year to listen to as many records as I would like. So I have been concentrating on listening to highly rated releases based on trusted reviews. It is cheating in a way as I don’t get to highlight the […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XII - Best of 2016

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The americana podcast dedicated to americana, alt-country, folk, blues and lots more. The Eirecana podcast brings you the best from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XII – Best […]

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In an change of process, instead of uploading the Eirecana radio shows going by the oldest to the newest, I have decided to upload the latest episode and work my way backwards. So here is my final radio show of 2016. Recorded on the 30th November, I look back on the year that was; select […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XI - Don't End 2016

Each month the Eirecana podcast brings you the best of americana, alt-country and folk from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XI – Don’t End 2016   So after […]

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The Good Rain - Humorous, Ethereal and Dark

It has been a while since my last blog post. My other media platforms are keeping me too busy. Anyway I came The Good Rain during the Galways Fringe Festival this year. That was the summer. This is the winter. Writing about them now only reflects the amount of distractions in my life but one […]

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Vagabonds and Thieves

Back in the habit. I hope you enjoying your summer. I haven’t seen much sunshine or much holidays for that matter. But I am content in the knowledge that I have the music that allows the bit of escapism from the world that should be part of our daily lives. Nothing nicer than doing nothing […]

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