Folk

Artists of the folk persuasion.

Sonnets and Sisters - Creating Harmonies for the Soul

Ah summer, the hope of sunshine, the reality of rain. It is also the time of music festivals and where I get to explore and discover some new music that for whatever reason, often slips under my radar. One such artist is the Dundalk based folk outfit Sonnets and Sisters. It is rare that I […]

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The Driftwood Manor - Atmospheric Alt-Folk

It is sometimes funny how you find music to suit your mood or more accurately how, sometimes the music finds you. Perhaps it is because I am in a strange mood after watching “Inside Out” last night (a beautiful and really affective film by the way) but I didn’t feel like writing today on the […]

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Lisa Lambe

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After a long hiatus, I’m back. Apologies one and all. I cant really explain the long absence. I have changed jobs recently and when these sort of things happen, it’s sad that it is something like the blog takes the biggest hit. Anyway from today a promise, my commitment to regular updates and features. There […]

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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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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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Nicole Maguire

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Still catching up on my backlog of album reviews to be completed at the moment but I said I would distract myself…and ye with a short post on a talented new artist emerging on the scene lately. It’s great to see another female Irish artist on the americana/folk scene. Joining the likes of Deetrich, Jayne […]

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Normal service is resuming…eventually. As you may have noticed from previous posts on this blog, I am a great fan of the wider themed posts. I like doing posts that connect to each other. Makes it feel more like I’m making connections rather than random music just appearing on this site. So in light of […]

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