Themes and inspiration for Anna Mieke’s songs stem from a colourful background of experience

As a solo performer and collaborative artist, she has joined forces with a diverse mélange of other artists, most notably Brían Mac Gloinn (of folk duo Ye Vagabonds), who adds drones on Indian harmonium and fiddle. Other, more recent, collaborators are Matthew Jacobson (of contemporary jazz ensemble Insufficient Funs) adding percussion and Ryan Hargadon on Read More

NÍV releases her latest single ‘Moonlight’

Kildare singer/songwriter NÍV has released her latest single ‘Moonlight’. The single is the newest official release from the solo singer/songwriter. It was recorded and produced in Maynooth by 93 Acres. Talking about her latest single, NÍV says, “I think that this song really depicts a constant love.   It is a story of love that Read More

WYVERN LINGO RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE – BRUTAL LOTTERY – IN AID OF MISSING CHILDREN EUROPE

Following the success of “Don’t Say It”, Wyvern Lingo present their second new song of 2020. The sober, unflinching ballad “Brutal Lottery”.   According to Caroline Crowley of the band she says “ I saw the headline: “10,000 refugee children are missing” in 2016, and couldn’t stop thinking about it. With some friends, I embarked Read More

One to Watch: Irish artist Aoife Nessa Frances

Over the past number of weeks we have being listening to the Irish artist Aoife Nessa Frances. She released an album at the beginning of this year titled ‘Land of No Junction’.  Upon release the popular Pitchfork website described the album as saying  “The Irish songwriter’s voice shines like a headlight in fog. Her debut Read More

Indie trail blazers Cassia return to Dublin with a headline show at The Academy 2 for 2021

It’s hard not to smile when Cassia are in the room – their infectious personalities glow just as much as their infectious, summer-worthy sound which, as Clash said, “transforms even the dreariest of days into a feel-good carnival.”   Cassia’s sound is one quickly chiming with audiences. Their vibrant live shows have proven a joy with fans, something that resulted in them Read More