April 2014

I’m away on holidays for a few days. So I am going to leave you with something more folky here today. On Sunday morning, enjoy the folk sounds of Al Keogh. Al Keogh hails from between Dublin and Meath. He was as a child heavily influenced by his grandfather who ran a music school and […]

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Album Review: Bap Kennedy - Let's Start Again

A long overdue album review. This release actually happened in January but I have only gotten around to mentioning it on the blog now. Still all good music is timeless anyway… Bap Kennedy has been featured on the blog before. You can read about his background here. As is mentioned before, Bap is probably one […]

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Good News From The West Volume IX

I haven’t done one of my round-up posts in a long, long while. My inbox is building up with artist submissions from further afield than the Irish coast. So now is as good as time as any to highlight a few that I have been listening to. There is no reason or rhyme why I […]

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Something a bit left-field for this Monday afternoon. For a left-field blog the artist featured this Monday afternoon is a even a bit left-field. The Rattling Kind are a folk/indie outfit who hail from Dublin city. Indeed it is hard not to notice from the groups output, that the band come from the northside of […]

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Tupelo

Been distracted by the real world this week hence the delay in posting. Today I introduce a band that going by their name have a fondness for a certain town in Mississippi or else are clearly influenced by what are considered the founders of the alt-country genre. Tupelo are a four piece group hailing from […]

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Marc O'Reilly

I was actually browsing Whelans website for upcoming americana related gigs at the venue for my international artist March/April gig preview post when I spotted a brief mention of Marc O’Reilly. I can’t remember what pipped my interest in Marc but gladly I did more research and thus we are led to today’s post on […]

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