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…

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…

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…

The Hedge Schools :: Sleeping Song

Myles O’Reilly reworks old footage featuring legendary silhouette animator Lotte Reiniger at home working, and a selection of her most famous animations, set to The Hedge Schools musical composition ‘Sleeping Song’ from the sophomore album ‘At The End Of The Winding Day’. In early 2008 The Hedge Schools became the musical vehicle for the songs…

Sun Collective :: Nooses

The second of three live videos filmed in the Pepper Canister Church Dublin, this is Sun Collective, an ensemble of freelance musicians based between Dublin and London. Their arrangements explore popular acoustic music and ‘traditional’ instrumentation. An interest in the dynamic and ethereal possibilities available to an ensemble comprising two keyboards, several voices and a…

The Frames Live At Whelans :: Chapter II

The second of three video installments.. I edited this one while in the remote mountains of Flores in Indonesia. This is a little post I wrote about what turned out to be quite a surreal experience! This morning it was not all rosy in Flores, the land of flowers. I found myself editing The Frames Live…

Glen Hansard :: Italy

In April 2013 I was invited on board the good ship Hansard to accompany Glen and his band around Italy for a few days while touring Italy in Europe to promote his debut solo album, Rhythm And Repose. Created over a year and a half while living in New York City, Rhythm And Repose was…

Lisa Hannigan :: O Sleep :: The Fumbally Café

Lisa Hannigan performs O sleep from her sophomore album Passenger live at The Fumbally Café in Dublin as part of the Happenings.ie event, The End Is Nigh, on December 21st 2012. Visit Happenings.ie to find out about more Happenings events! View More Lisa Hannigan on Arbutus Yarns

The Strypes :: Blue Collar Jane

The Strypes perform ‘Blue Collar Jane’ at the music event ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ to help raise money for the Simon Community, Ireland.  Filmed and edited by Myles O’Reilly. The Strypes are 4-piece rhythm and blues band hailing from Cavan, Ireland, formed in 2011 by Ross Farrelly (lead vocals/harmonica), Josh McClorey (lead guitar/vocals), Pete O’Hanlon…