Month: August 2015

Ryan Sheridan launches new album “Here and Now” today

Ryan Sheridan, otherwise known as world traveller, launches his new album “Here and Now” tonight in Whelans ahead of a hectic national tour. It’s his first album in four years but Ryan has never stopped working or travelling. Is he part of that well known Irish contingent that have left Ireland for centuries to work and what does being Irish mean to him? When I caught up with him a few weeks ago he had just returned from back to back tours in both Germany and Australia. Yet when I get him on the phone I am warmly greeted...

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August Wells Interview

Kenneth Griffin is the Irish man at the helm of August Wells who will feature on this Friday nights (August 28th) Other Voices. August Wells also have an upcoming nationwide tour along with some festival appearances. I spoke to Ken about that voice, being at home and finding the answers. Having formed August Wells in New York with John Rauchenberger what or who is August Wells? “I wanted a name that sounded like a person and a place, so I chose August Wells. For some reason I have always been afraid to just use my own name. I think...

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Paul Fitzpatrick – Someplace New [EP]

By Dylan Walsh Paul Fitzpatrick is one of those musicians who fascinates me. He takes the stage with just an acoustic guitar and a loop pedal. As a musician myself I know how on point EVERYTHING needs to be with a loop pedal. So before listening to this new EP “Someplace New” I am already expecting something promising, thankfully I wasn’t let down. The EP opens with the song ‘Misery Loves’. It took hold of me from the beginning, as the harmonics off the acoustic guitar glistened. The vocal was unaffected, and I was eager to hear how far...

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The Strypes – Little Victories [Album]

  Review by Bobby Green I can’t describe my excitement I felt when I was given Little Victories to review. There’s something special about these young lads from Cavan that has got the world of Rock n Roll all shook up since their debut album Snapshot blew everyone away from critics to fans to Rock n Roll Royalty. I honestly can’t remember when so much of a spotlight was shone on a band, and I’ve seen many a band crumble under just a fraction of that attention. I have to say that when I first heard their debut album I...

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