Alain Mc Fadden :: Sing Out West

Alain Mc Fadden is a multi instrumentalist / singer-songwriter based in Dublin. On tour as fourth member of the wheel for the Irish folk act Ye Vagabonds, I managed to borrow Alain before a Ye Vagabonds sound-check and get him to play one of his own compositions ‘Sing Out West’ in the front bar of…

Zoë Conway & John Mc Intyre :: Ómós Sheamuis

With an exciting blend of eclectic fiddle and guitar music, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre bring to the stage sympathetic arrangements of traditional Irish music, compositions and songs, old and new. The husband and wife folk duo possesses a rare facility to draw pieces into their repertoire from other genres such as classical, jazz…

The Stunning :: Always You

https://thestunning.net/ I grew up listening to the music of The Stunning. I remember the first time ever walking in to a guitar shop in Dublin when I was 17 and there was a giant front page of the music magazine Hotpress on the wall, and The Stunning were the band on the Cover, rising up…

Ye Vagabonds :: Half Blind

http://www.yevagabonds.com/ Buoyed by the success of their debut EP Rose & Briar in 2015, and continuing support from respected musicians like Lisa Hannigan, Roy Harper and Glen Hansard; brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, are set to release their highly anticipated debut album, on Friday 13th October 2017, on their own…

LemonCello :: Morning

Laura Quirke (guitar, vocals) and Claire Kinsella (cello, vocals) started performing together while studying music and languages in Maynooth University, Ireland. Harmonious vocal melodies simply accompanied by cello and guitar, lend a sincere and honest rootsy sound, borrowing from wide range of influences, traditional and alternative. The result is music described by Remy’s Music Blog…

This Little Light Of Mine [Trailer]

An Irish Traveler community from Dublin participate in workshops with poet Stephen James Smith to express their culture in song and spoken word, culminating in a performance by the group in Dublin City’s prestigious National Concert Hall. Also featuring musicians Glen Hansard, Inny-K, Landless and Enda Reilly. Information about the concert hall event which was…

Ye Vagabonds :: A Song Long Forgot

The debut video release for Ye Vagabonds debut self titled album Ye Vagbonds due for general release this 15th of October. So so privileged to be working out of a building filled to the rafters with artists at The Back Loft creative hub. A bunch of us teamed up to make this video for Ye…

Sister India [Trailer]

Sister Loretto left her birthplace Ireland over seventy years ago to become a teacher in Chennai, India. She has chosen to live out the rest of her years in India as the last Irish Nun in Chennai out of 131, never to return home. This is her story in her own words. “India once nearly…

This Ain’t No Disco :: Episode III

This Ain’t No Disco Episode III. Many thanks our artists Rusangano Family, Lisa O’Neill, Radie and Darragh from Lankum, RSAG, Stephen James Smith, Brigid Mae Power and the imitable Peter Broderick. We could not have made this episode without the kind help of the arts spaces Dlight Studios Dublin and The Back Loft. Article taken…

Tell Us A Bit About Tommy Potts. Feat: Liam O’Connor 

Irish traditional fiddle player Liam O’Connor pays tribute to legendary fiddler from The Coomb in Dublin’s inner city, Tommy Potts. Filmed at a house session hosted by esteemed accordion player and traditional music documentarian Tony MacMahon.

Mongoose :: Old Friend

http://www.mongoosetunes.com/ Mongoose is a musical melty-pot, comprising the combined vocal chords, instrument-playing and song-crafting abilities of four women – Molly O’Mahony, Ailbhe Dunne, Muireann Ní Cheannabháin and Cara Dunne. Their music is an amalgamation of styles, with nods to artists as diverse as Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac and Beyoncé. All four members are songwriters, which…