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

Sive announces details of her brand new single out next week

  The wonderful Sive who has recently performed at the Claremorris Folk Festival in Mayo has just released details of her upcoming new single which will be out  on October 18th of this month titled “Oh Mother”. Sive draws her influences from Tori Amos, Joni Mitchell Sarah Vaughan and Lisa Hannigan.  Sive is a songwriter, Read More

A love letter to the Smashing Pumpkins from Castlebar

I had just reached second year in St Gerald’s College in Castlebar when my good friend Cian McGarrigle handed me a cassette tape of a little unknown band called the Smashing Pumpkins, the album was called “Siamese Dream”. If I recall Cian was always a great influence on me when it came to great music Read More