Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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I've been a bit afraid of the blue 'publish' button lately. Not that I've anything against the button itself or even the colour blue for that matter. But I have found myself at a loss for words. I spoke about writers block in a previous post, in fact I somehow managed to pen an entire … Continue reading Hello Darkness My Old Friend

Introducing: Sparkle Motion

Sparkle Motion

Sparkle Motion is a three-piece alternative rock band from Castlemaine, County Kerry, with their sights set on nothing less than the coveted headline slot at Glastonbury. The band consists of brothers Kevin and Thomas O'Brien as well as bass player DD Foley who I recently caught up with to talk about life as a musician … Continue reading Introducing: Sparkle Motion

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

John Spillane Live @ Sol y Sombra

‘Welcome to the Hit Factory’ An eclectic and eccentric performance with everything from ‘Killer Whales’ to ‘Cherry Trees’ packaged and delivered  in true corkonian style on the altar of the Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar. The mood is immediately set by Brian Flanagan with an interfusion of both laid back and thought-provoking tunes. He does … Continue reading John Spillane Live @ Sol y Sombra

Day 05 – A song that reminds you of someone

You see here's where this challenge starts to lose me. I do not associate my memories of people with certain songs. Its not like a musical montage runs through my head whenever I think of my family and friends. But in saying that I do suppose that there is one song that fits the mold. … Continue reading Day 05 – A song that reminds you of someone