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Mongoose

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Well I realise that it has been a long while since I did a proper blog post on Eirecana. I apologise to you the reader, about that. I have been concentrating on the radio show lately to the detriment of what this blog is all about; simple posts on music for your reading and aural […]

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Markas Carcas

Following on from my experience at Jack of Diamonds, as I said in the last post, I have a renewed vigour for the americana and alt-country genre now. Coming across some damn fine musicians helps too. So you have Marcus Carcas to thank for this post. Markas Carcas is Mark Flynn (not to be confused […]

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The Magpies

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After a very enjoyable weekend at the Jack of Diamonds, I am back home again reinvigorated with a love of americana and alt-country. The festival makes you realise how many bands are actually ploughing the field in this genre. So with my love of americana once again stirred, I am back to the (very enjoyable) […]

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Blood Red Mountain Band

I thought I wrote about these guys before but when I checked my records, it turned out I hadn’t. It is just one of those instances that you come across a band so often, you feel you almost know them. Blood Red Mountain Band have been around for a number of years. The group formed […]

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The Dublin City Rounders

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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Whitetrash And The Spear Headed Sparraw Hawks

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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Ciarán Lenehan

While struggling to get my unread messages below the hundred mark, I happened upon one that slipped through the cracks. Ciarán Lenehan’s music came to my inbox a fair few months ago, the delay in discussing him is an issue of poor email categorising but gladly I am getting to his music now. Ciarán hails […]

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Have arrived at another abode, the third in the space of a year. Having completed all the moving, I can report that at least now I can come back to the blogging with a clean desk in front of me. In settling myself back in, I am high lightening today, the music of Thomas Kitt. […]

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If you are in Ireland or elsewhere in the British Isles, I hope you are still enjoying your Bank Holiday weekend. As for me, I sadly didn’t get to the Kilkenny Roots Festival this year (usually an annual pilgrimage). Still it means I got the chance to catch up on emails and listen to a […]

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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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