Album Reviews

Well back to my backlog of recently recieved albums for review. Today one artist that I have not actually mentioned on the blog before even though I have been aware of the band for a long while. For the uninitiated: introducing The Lost Parade. The band was previously known as Martin Staunton Band and then […]

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Album Review: Hidden Highways - Old Hearts Reborn

So after that not too profilic Janurary and February for the blog, it is back to business as usual here. The first album review of the year is on an album that was released last year and has already been included in my favourite Irish albums of last year. So you might have an idea […]

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Album Review: Ultan Conlon - Songs of Love So Cruel

Keeping up the reinvigorated momentum of the blog, today’s post focuses on an album review that has been sadly on the long finger for a while: the second album release by Ultan Conlon. I have previously blogged about Ultan. You can check that synopsis of his career so far here. “Songs of Love so Cruel” […]

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Another week, another album review that is probably about twelve weeks late. But as my Granny always said, an album review is better than no album review at all. And really it shouldn’t have taken me this long for an album that is highly enjoyable, hard to define but very listenable. I have mentioned the […]

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Album Review: Connor Linnie - Astray

Conor Linne’s debut album was released a few months back. I’m a bit behind the times, only getting to a review now. And I really should be sorry as “Astray” is a nice collection of blues inspired acoustic melodies. Conor Linnie has already featured on this blog already.I have discussed his background and musical output […]

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An album that was released a while ago that I have been regrettably been very slow in getting to. I hang my head in shame. Jethro Pickett has produced a marvellous country-soul album of aural pleasure. I have discussed Jethro’s music previously on this blog with one of his songs amongst my favourites of last […]

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Album Review: Vickers Vimy - Vol.1 That Vinyl Scratch

I previously wrote about Vickers Vimy back in June of last year. You can find that introductory blog post here. The band have just released their debut album. Here is a review! Titled Vol.1 That Vinyl Scratch, the album picks off where their ep left off. The band are based around the talents of Ed […]

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My first album review of the year. I previously discussed Clare based David Hope and his back catalogue just before Christmas (that’s here if you’re curious). Today I review and discuss his second full album titled “Scarecrow”. Though similar to his first album (“A Picture”) in some ways, mixing both roots, folk and up-tempo americana […]

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