July 2014

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I was just about getting back into the habit of radio broadcasting again and now its the summer break. Flirt FM will be taking a break from FM transmission for the month of August. Fingers crossed I will be back on the radio come September. This weeks show, the fifteenth episode of Eirecana radio features […]

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Seeing as these guys are in the middle of a Irish Tour having emailed me a while ago, I thought I would do something timely and blog about this Irish-led American outfit; Carswell & Hope. Carswell & Hope are a band based out of Lawerence, Kansas. You might wonder why a band based in the […]

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Back to the grindstone this week and what better way to acknowledge that than some music that seems fit for working at a grindstone, the moody blues of Marc O’Reilly. It’s time to celebrate the place of  the blues in Ireland and one of its finest exponents. I haven’t heard music with such energy as […]

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So back into the regular habit of radio again. This weeks show, the fourteenth episode of Eirecana radio features principally new music. I look back on some of the best albums over the past six months, a look forward to the Knockanstockan festival with a small preview and some new releases coming in the next […]

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Just another day in the world of Eirecana. Of all the music I cover, probably the least common on Eirecana is rockabilly. Admittedly I am not a huge fan pf the genre myself. But there is some artists that are doing it well. One on the Irish scene is The Dublin City Rounders. The Dublin […]

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Well continuing my odyssey of exploring my email back catalogue, I came across another artist that struck up some interest on my behalf if, for nothing else, one of the best band names in Irish Americana. That being White Trash and The Spear Headed Sparrow Hawks. It’s hard to know what you would call the […]

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And we’re back. The thirteenth episode of Eirecana radio. I didn’t realise either it was my thirteenth episode. If I had known that, I would have been better prepared for the few glitches. Anyway its good to be back in the hotseat once again. This week’s episode is basically a round-up of some new releases […]

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