The legend of David Bowie and The Spiders from Mars

David Bowie, the infinitely changeable, fiercely forward-looking songwriter who taught generations of musicians about the power of drama, images and personas, died on Sunday January 10th 2016, two days after his 69th birthday. His last album, “Blackstar,” a collaboration with a jazz quartet that was typically enigmatic and exploratory, was released on Friday — his Read More

Artist of the Week: SON aka Susan O’Neill

For many on the Irish music scene music enthusiasts may know of SON (aka Susan O’Neill) from performing with King Kong Company or last years well known hit ‘BabyTalk’ with Mick Flannery.   After recent performances with Mick on Other Voices and a rumoured collaboration album with the artist coming out later this year we Read More

Best Independent Irish albums of 2020

I’ve never really being a massive fan of lists and top ten’s of anything to be honest. They usually create arguments and many lead to disagreements.   But I guess that’s what make them all so interesting at the time. It opens conversation and dialogue. So I decided to do a rundown of some of Read More