Monthly Archives: December 2010

That was the year that was

To celebrate the end of 2010, some of 4fortyfour’s contributors share their favourite musical moment of the year.

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For The Turnstiles: Grant Lee Buffalo

‘For The Turnstiles’ is the weekly Folk column to appear on 4fortyfour! To kick the column off in fine style I’m going to explain the origin of the name and feature ‘Grant Lee Buffalo’ who are making a return to the … Continue reading

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Them’s The Vagaries #1: Inevitable Via Kanye

Here at 4fortyfour we promised you a different type of blog and that is exactly what we are going to deliver with the first in a series of blogs from Sean Mc Tiernan containing his unedited GChat conversations with Karl … Continue reading

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Breaking up with the band

It feels like we should be offended by The X-Factor. No matter what it gets up to when we invariably are not looking, come the end it seems that we have to oppose the winner. That is what a ‘proper’ … Continue reading

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At Home with The Calvinists

People will always talk about a band’s “big break”. Music fans will often trawl through online search engines and magazine or newspaper articles eager to uncover the story of the significant moment in time when a band’s talent finally began … Continue reading

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An Idiot’s Guide to 4fortyfour

Earlier this year, I completed a thesis on the future of professional music journalism in Ireland, in an era of citizen journalism. During that thesis, I got to talk to some of the most knowledgeable music journalists and bloggers in … Continue reading

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