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Ben Reel - An ameriana troubadour

So how do you like the new place? It is currently a work in progress here but hopefully I will have the whole place kitted out before too long. In the meantime I thought I would get back to the bread and butter of this blog which is great music. I have been previewing recently […]

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Aborist: Bringing some deft touches to the americana genre

It’s funny how you come across some artists. I was browsing through No Depression last week and happened to find myself reading Lee Zimmerman’s series on Americana Abroad in which he covers the genre all over the world. One such artist that he mentioned was Aborist, a man by the name of Mark McCambridge. I […]

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Ben Glover

Hopefully I get more than one post done in a week but at least I’m building back up to regular activity. I’m finally writing about a artist that I came across last winter some time and have a reminder in my phone since to write about. So you might be already aware of Ben Glover […]

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Timberwolves

Happy New Year. I am back with a quiet splash. I will have a review of my favourite tracks, artists and albums of 2013 to come later on in the week but for now I am going to tell you about Belfast based artist; Timberwolves. Timberwolves is Belfast man David McConnell. David sent me an […]

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Bap Kennedy

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Today’s post features what must be one of the longest established americana artist in Ireland yet whom I have never heard of till this year; that is Bap Kennedy.If like me, you are Ireland based and have not heard of Bap or his musical output before, you might be wondering why you are so familiar […]

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I’m back from a break abroad. Sure it’s a tough life. I will hopefully get a few more posts done this week but in the meantime, here are a few words about Rachel Austin. Rachel Austin hails from Harrisonburg, Virginia but is currently a resident of Belfast. The story of how she came to move […]

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it’s the day after the night before. Ireland just got destroyed. Everyone is feeling a bit melancholy. Unless of course you don’t follow soccer and just like americana music, then it’s another great Friday. Something to fit the mood. Hello The 1930’s. Whatever mood you’re in, they are a solid soundtrack for it; like a […]

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