Acoustic Folk Duo Without Willow hail from Donegal

Formed in 2014, the duo consists of Karen Kelly and Simon McCafferty. Karen has been praised for her soaring melodies and has collaborated with a number of artists including most recently, Irish producer Sneijder. Her track “Breathe” with John O Callaghan and Full Tilt was featured on Armin Van Buuren’s A State of Trance. Her Read More

RTE Choice Music Prize shortlist have being announced

It was with great honour that we can announce that the RTE Choice Music Prize shortlist are below but we are delighted to hear that Fontaines D.C. have well deservedly nominated for their fantastic album Dogrel amongst some great Irish acts   The ten albums on this year’s Choice Music Prize shortlist are L.O.S.S. by Daithi, Mick Read More

The Suncharms are gearing up for a very busy 2020

Formed in 1990 the band supported indie pop legends such as The Brilliant Corners, St Christopher, The Orchids and The Television Personalities plus gigs with emerging Shoegaze bands such as Cranes, Catherine Wheel and Curve which brought the attention of Wilde Club records. By June 1991 the first EP ”Sparkle” was released. In November 1991 Read More

A love letter to R.E.M. from Castlebar

The very first American college rock band i ever got the chance to listen to was R.E.M. (rapid eye movement) for those of you still wondering what the REM stood for. I was probably about eleven the first time i heard Shiny Happy People but it was the band’s earlier catalogue that captured my ears. Read More