A love letter to Nick Cave from Castlebar

I grew up with Nick Cave, okay I don’t know him but every time I listen to his music it feels like I’m meeting an old friend that I haven’t seen in a very long time. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds was founded in 1983 after the Birthday Party, a band that Cave had Read More

The Whileaways make captivating folk music

Fantastic sibling-like harmonies, captivating lyrics and subtle accompaniment mark The Whileaways’ sound, which has been described as ‘perfected simplicity’ (Irish Echo, USA). In their latest album ‘From What We’re Made’, released in July 2018, The Whileaways’ stake their claim to being among the finest singers in the country’ with an album “laden with absolutely stunning Read More

A love letter to The Lost Boys from Castlebar

One thing about living in Castlebar that I never could stomach, All the damn Vampires. Running up to Gavin’s video store on the mall in Castlebar on Friday nights to pick out our favorite top shelf horror movies in the late eighties and early nineties when I was a kid was a very big deal for Read More