The Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival

Jack of Diamonds Festival

Before I forget, there is a great free music festival taking place in Dublin this weekend coming. It's called the Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival and boasts an impressive line up including 'The Hot Sprockets' and 'John Blek & The Rats' spread throughout the city in a number of prestigious music venues. Here's what … Continue reading The Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival

Introducing: Red Elephant

Before I introduce you to the musical styling's of Kenmare duo Red Elephant, allow me to fill you in on an online music competition currently being run here in Ireland. It is called the Red Bull Bedroom Jam and as the title may suggest, its principle aim is  to bring  young bands out of the bedroom … Continue reading Introducing: Red Elephant

Indiependence Music and Arts Festival Review

Small festivals don’t come much bigger than the Indiependence Music and Arts Festival. With its low capacity of 5,000, low price tag for a weekend ticked and heavy hitting line up, it’s no wonder that it has evolved from a free one day event to a mega three day festival in just a couple of … Continue reading Indiependence Music and Arts Festival Review

Busy Times

  This blog is starting to get seriously neglected. But at least this time writer's block is not responsible. Rather than have nothing going on in my life to talk about, I now have too much. Well not exactly too much, but the point of this story is that I am in fact busy, with … Continue reading Busy Times

Live Music Photography

Hey guys if you want to see some amazing gig photo’s you should check out Declan Roche’s blog. He has some interesting shots of Strawberry Fest (an Irish music festival that takes place in Wexford). I decided to reblog this one of Aslan above. I saw them live in Killarney last month and they put on a great show. You can read my review here.

Be sure to check out the rest of Declan’s photographs and let him know what you think. I’m sure he would appreciate it.

Dec Roche photography

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Indiependence line up 2012

Q: So what do you do with a hungry girl? A: Feeder No this is not another Hunger Games review, I think we are all sick to death of them. No I am of course talking about the Welsh band, Feeder. The initial line up for the Indiependence Music and Arts festival has been released … Continue reading Indiependence line up 2012

Dry the River: My Public Apology

Dry The River

Title: Shield Your Eyes Artist: Dry The River Album: Shallow Bed Last summer I hated this band, well hate is a strong word, lets just  say I really didn't like them. With songs such as 'Bible Belt' causing my stomach to turn and ears to bleed, which may also be a bit extreme. But you … Continue reading Dry the River: My Public Apology