Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announce Irish show

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds  have just announced a date in Dublin next year.   The band have just released their brand new album Ghosteen to critical acclaim with some critics saying it’s his best album in a very long time, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds will play Dublin on Friday  May 8th Read More

Ye Vagabonds win BBC Folk Award for best traditional track

One of Ireland’s finest folk Ye Vagabonds have just announced that  they  won this BBC Folk Award last night! Best Traditional Track for The Foggy Dew.  This is great news for the band as they have being making waves on the Irish Folk scene for some time now.      Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemail

The Finnjamins, one real boy and three pieces of plastic, return with their sophomore single, “Game You’ll Never Win.”

The Finnjamins, return with their sophomore single, “Game You’ll Never Win.” It is the second song from The Finnjamins’ debut album, Tear of Data. The ten-track album will be rolled out one song at a time over the next few months, each song accompanying a music video. The Finnjamins are an imaginary four piece band, Read More

Galway based indie folk artist Derek Ellard

We recently have being checking indie folk artist  Derek Ellard and we must say that we are very impressed. Derek who signed to the Umbrella record label in the West of Ireland has being making waves on the music for the past few years and especially since his fine performance at this years Claremorris Folk Read More

A love letter to Roy Orbison from Castlebar

Midwest Radio was always on in the back ground in my family home. Dad would tell me that there was no better radio station to be found in the west of Ireland than Mid West Radio. Obviously  because it included all the GAA sports updates and the aul country tune or two. But all was Read More

Irish singer song writer Shauna Golden makes sweet music

Shauna Golden is a 27 year old Alt Pop singer-songwriter from Athlone, Co.Westmeath.  Currently based in Dublin, having grown up torn between her love of the countryside and lust for the city life, Shauna’s music echoes both sides to her, as she combines earthy acoustic tones with fiery pop vibes.   She is heavily influenced Read More