Author: Bobby Green

Zola Daze – Sun Bleached

Review by Bobby Green As the Irish summer of 2018 blazes on with no sign of stopping the blurry hazy memories in years to come will be triggered by whatever our personal soundtrack to this years unforgettable summer is. There’s been some fantastic music so far and again I can’t think of anything coming close to the talent coming from the music scene here in Ireland. It’s not just a few bands leading the charge against the world but right across the genres we have an abundance of talent gloriously entertaining music lovers of all tastes. A perfect example...

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Brand New Friend

Review By Bobby Green The alternative music scene may have its new darlings in Brand New Friend. They released their debut album ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’ earlier this year on Xtra Mile Recordings and have toured with Snow Patrol and Feeder and recently played with Starcrawler in London. Why Are You So Tired is lifted from the album and wonderfully highlights the appeal that has Brand New Friend turning all the right heads. It’s everything that makes alternative music cool with its catchy guitar melodies and sing along chorus, and if you dig just slightly you’ll find depth and meaning...

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Sure I’ve been down but today I’m going to town

Review By Bobby Green The power of music can never be underestimated; I’ve had my heart ripped apart more times by music than any lover in my past. I’ve probably loved music more than some of my ex-lovers if I’m totally honest about it, and this is because some people are incapable of such boundless soul and emotion that music can ignite within a persons consciousness. It’s a gift if a person can do this, and these people, when they come into your lives should be treasured and loved. When a stranger makes you feel this way with the...

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Joshua Burnside

Review by Bobby Green For anyone who can’t afford a holiday this year the best thing for you to do would be to listen to the new EP from Joshua Burnside out on June 29th and let this award winning singer songwriter transport you away to a land of diotic experiences. Weaving elements of Irish traditional and European folk music with hints of Americana, he creates songs that are understated yet passionate and heartfelt. You are left full of emotion after these songs weave in and out of your conciseness and you can’t help but drift away with each...

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The Whileaways

Review by Bobby Green Chillin in the sunshine lends itself to the enjoyment of good music, they go hand in hand, like Gin and Tonic, it’s a magical combination.  And while your whiling away the late evenings there’s no better way to enjoy the late warm sunshine then to be listening to the Whileaways. The Whileaways release the first single from their upcoming third album From What We’re Made on 11th June with the album to follow on 20th July. The single is two sided: the A side is ‘Roll Down Your Window’, a jaunty summer single featuring the...

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