Golden B.C. Interview (Part 2)

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What’s more important to you at the moment, Live gigs or studio sessions? Right now, live appearances.  I’ve written music for years without ever intending to try and recreate anything live.  Now that I’m doing just that, I realise how incredibly fun it can be once you get over the whole “nervous shakes” thing.  But … Continue reading Golden B.C. Interview (Part 2)

Golden B.C. Interview (Part 1)

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I recently caught up with Brian Offredi A.K.A. Golden B.C. to talk about life, the universe and everything but somehow ended up discussing the merits of 'Robert Palmer-esque' stagecraft, stealing the limelight back from waitresses and even modern day umbrella jousting. I've had to split this interview into two posts as Brian was more than generous when … Continue reading Golden B.C. Interview (Part 1)

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Bullet In A Gun

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And so here we are, number one. I know I said that I would put this up yesterday but I wanted to build the suspense. There was also the small fact of it being New Years Day and the previous nights festivities did more than enough to keep me from blogging. Which reminds me, Happy … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Bullet In A Gun

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – All I Want

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And so we reach the penultimate position of this chart. My selection should not come as a surprise to anyone even remotely familiar with the Irish Music Scene. The Dublin Alternative band, Kodaline, turned heads with their impressive single 'All I want'. So much so that it took the number two position in my tracks … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – All I Want

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Two Fingers

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Jake Bugg took the music world by storm when he came on the scene earlier this year with his debut single, Lightning Bolt. While the upbeat charms of the 50/60's pop throw back may have garnered the attention of critics and fans alike it was his second single that made it on to the number … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Two Fingers

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – No Way To Live

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And so we reach the halfway point in this list of intricate and inspiring melodies from the year that was due to bring about our Armageddon. I apologise for that little outburst. I am currently suffering from a minor bout of writers block and so I have decided to use this blog post to hopefully … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – No Way To Live

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Breezeblocks

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And so this humble list reaches number eight. To be fair no top list of 2012 songs would be complete without at least one song from the British Alternative Indie band, Alt J. Alt J - Breezeblocks Seeing as it's Christmas Day I'll keep this post short. Happy Listening and of course Happy Christmas.   … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Breezeblocks

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – The John Wayne

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Keeping inline with the tradition of all music websites publishing 'Top Lists' around this time of year,  I have decided to  release my very own. As you can probably tell from the title I have decided to publish my top 10 tracks of the year. So lets kick this highly original idea off with number … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – The John Wayne

New Facebook Page

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Hey guys, this is just a quick post to let you know that I have launched a Facebook page for my blog. You can find this illusive page on the right of your screen under the Join The Club tab or you could just follow this link. Like my blog, this page will be a … Continue reading New Facebook Page

Aslan @ INEC Acoustic Club 16/06/12

Aslan’s gig at the INEC proved to be a real diverse affair. The crowd varied from the die-hard apostles, who followed the band from the early stages, to the new fans embarking on their Aslan pilgrimage. The set-list did well to reflect this diversity with an interesting fusion of songs both old and new. The … Continue reading Aslan @ INEC Acoustic Club 16/06/12