The Rye Rive Band - Original Irish-Americana

Straight into it today. No fussing about. A lot like the band we are featuring today. The Rye River band are a long time going americana/roots collective based in Dublin. They make straight-up americana and considering that, it is a wonder why it has taken so long for me to feature them on Eirecana. The […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XVI - Simply Good Music

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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 XVI – Simply […]

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August Wells - Capturing Life in Melody

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Well as it is almost August, it seems apt that I should feature an artist that I have been hearing about for a long time but have not actually investigated. Today is the day I change all that with this post on August Wells. The band are made up of chief songwriter Ken Griffin and […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XV - Tell No One

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 XV – Tell […]

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Sonnets and Sisters - Creating Harmonies for the Soul

Ah summer, the hope of sunshine, the reality of rain. It is also the time of music festivals and where I get to explore and discover some new music that for whatever reason, often slips under my radar. One such artist is the Dundalk based folk outfit Sonnets and Sisters. It is rare that I […]

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Classic Album Series: Uncle Tupelo - No Depression

The Classic Album Series is a five part series focusing on the most influential albums in the history of alt-country and americana. Each of the 30 minute episodes will explore the history, recording of and influence of some of the most seminal albums recorded. This episode looks at the recording of Uncle Tupelo No Depression. […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XIV - Where Have You Been?

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 XIV – Where […]

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Eirecana Radio: 3rd May 2017 - Definitely the End

I said in the last upload of the podcast that it would be the last episode of the radio show. I was wrong. This is the End…No Really   Due to scheduling conflicts, me not knowing what day of the month it was, I thought I had one episode left…I didn’t. So as suggested by […]

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The Driftwood Manor - Atmospheric Alt-Folk

It is sometimes funny how you find music to suit your mood or more accurately how, sometimes the music finds you. Perhaps it is because I am in a strange mood after watching “Inside Out” last night (a beautiful and really affective film by the way) but I didn’t feel like writing today on the […]

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