Category: "Motley Music"

You gotta hear this one song

Kevin O’Neill talks movie soundtracks

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Kings of Leon “Come Around Sundown”

The issue of whether you like Kings of Leon after their last hit album has become a rather divisive subject amongst music fans. If you highly enjoyed it you can be accused of jumping on the bandwagon, or, on the other hand, if you were put off by their new anthemic direction you can be accused of musical snobbery just because the band is now ‘mainstream’.

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An old, familiar friend

Seán Patrick Ryan talks lyrics, power pop and tea in discussing Brendan Benson’s most recent album

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Better Drawn Boy

Cathal Brennan takes a peek at Photographing Snowflakes by Badly Drawn Boy

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O Emperor’s new groove

Siobhan Meehan talks to Paul Savage, lead singer of Waterford 5 piece O Emperor

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Enpsychedelica electronica

Reko are an electro-pop band from Kilkenny who supported Paolo Nutini in the Savoy on the 23rd of September as part of the Arthur’s Day celebrations.

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Crash, Bang, Boom

Interview with Mark Hogan, frontman of the four piece Irish band Hogan.

Hogan could be described as musical endorphins! They express an admirable enthusiasm for their music and their fans. Despite their colourful, delightful image they are not without depth and expressivity. Make sure to give their new album Boom a spin. Fiona Burke caught up with frontman Mark Hogan to talk about influences, gigs and comic books…

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Has The Recession Finally Plug’d Off?

Records, reggae, and revelry – Fiona Burke celebrates the return of Plug’d records

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Singing the Mercury blues

Villagers were edged out of the winning spot at September’s Mercury Prize Awards, but Kevin O’Neill thinks that may just be for the best

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Club Nights

Siobhán Meehan gives us the low-down on what’s happening in town.

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