Monthly Archives: March 2011

Festival Memories #2

Part 2 of our Festival Memories comes in a week where there’s been so many announcements regarding festival line-ups. The Sea Sessions line-up was announced which includes Ziggy Marley, Bell X1, Fred, The Delays and more. Temple House Festival added … Continue reading

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Odd Future and Homophobia

So, Odd Future. The story of 2k11, or disgusting homophobes? Argument A in favour of Odd Future: Odd Future are musically brilliant – I am aware of Odd Future’s musical brilliance. In fact, it seduces me. I think Earl Sweatshirt’sĀ Earl … Continue reading

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Nothing But The Girl(s): Hold Your Breath

For all you Nothing But The Girl(s) readers out there (all two of you…), here’s some details of releases by female singer-songwriters that I am most looking forward to this year. Gemma Hayes

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For The Turnstiles: Andrew Handrick Interview

In May of 2009 I discovered the music of Andrew Handrick at an independent music festival in Conary, Co. Wicklow. I seen some really good artists but the act which stood out for me was Dubliner Andrew Handrick. His performance … Continue reading

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Coming to the 4fortyfour

Coming to the 4fortyfour (These ‘puns’ have to stop – Ed.) is a new monthly feature that will showcase the best in emerging Irish and international music.

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For The Turnstiles: My 3 Glastonbury Picks

As a judge for the Emerging Talent Competition I had to whittle my 159 artists down to just these three artists: Laurie Cameron Hailing from Scotland Laurie Cameron released a wonderful collection of songs called The Melancholy Tapes EP in … Continue reading

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Festival Memories #1

With festival season well and truly upon us – not sure how many more launches we can take – we at 4fortyfour thought it time to ask journalists, bloggers, musicians and fans for their favourite (or earliest) festival memories. We’ll … Continue reading

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