The Vaccines

The Vaccines are an English indie  band who formed back in 2010. Their  debut album, What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?, was released on March 2011 and reached number 4 in the UK Album Chart's . They toured extensively last year playing a large variety of festivals. And that is where I discovered The … Continue reading The Vaccines

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

Villagers – INEC 18th March (Photo Gallery)

Disney’s Paperman

Paperman

Have you seen this yet? Paperman is Disney's Oscar Nominated short film/animation. They have only just made it available on their official YouTube channel and it is most certainly worth watching. For those of you too lazy to go to YouTube, don't worry, I have it below. Ironically enough, the retro, almost hand drawn style … Continue reading Disney’s Paperman

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – All I Want

Kodaline

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 – Breezeblocks

Alt-J-Breezeblocks

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

New Facebook Page

profile

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

Why Skyfall Is Not A Good Film

With Bond reaching the ripe ole age of fifty this year, something special was needed to mark the landmark occasion. And taking both the critical acclaim and the box office success into account, it seems that 007 may have thrown the party of the year with Skyfall. But in this stellar year for ‘films longest … Continue reading Why Skyfall Is Not A Good Film

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