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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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2 x 4fortyfour #2: Baum- Music for my Landlord

People keep telling us that music journalism is dead. Readers can instantly download and listen to music so why would they care what other people think? Here at 4fortyfour we think they do care but that, sometimes, music journalism and … Continue reading

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Ear Worm #7

Following on from last week’s Valentine’s special, we now return to our regularly scheduled Ear Worm.

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The Full 4fortyfour #2 – Padraig McCauley & The P Affection

In this week’s 4fortyfour group review we cast our ears over the self-titled debut album from Padraig McCauley and The P Affection. For those that don’t know, Kildare-based McCauley cut his teeth as songwiter, bassist and vocalist for Shoot Absolute.

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2 x 4fortyfour #1: JP13 – ‘Spooky Ghost Sound #5’

People keep telling us that music journalism is dead. Readers can instantly download and listen to music so why would they care what other people think? Here at 4fortyfour we think they do care but that, sometimes, music journalism and … Continue reading

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Ear Worm #6 – A Valentine’s Weekend Special

You’ll probably have noticed the increasing number of adverts for dating websites and perfume on your TV in recent weeks. That – plus the aching sense of loneliness you feel watching public displays of affection from lovesick couples when all … Continue reading

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The Full 4FortyFour #1 – Owensie – ‘Aliens’

Welcome to the (almost) first 4foryfour group review. Whenever a record manages to grab our collective attention we will do our best to write about it in this format. This week, it’s the much hyped Aliens from ex Terrordactyl man, … Continue reading

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Ear Worm #5

Elaine Kirwan James Blake – ‘Wilhelm Scream’ A few weeks ago, I got a text from my friend Dave telling me that I should check out theĀ  work of one James Blake. I was surprised this guy had slipped under … Continue reading

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Ear Worm #4

Steven O’Rourke Nirvana – ‘Lithium’ There’s been a lot of talk of Nirvana this week (On The Record, Swear I’m Not Paul, mp3hugger and more) and it set me thinking. I haven’t actually listened to Nevermind since reading the Charles … Continue reading

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Ear Worm #3

Peter Nagle Ezio – ‘Bruce Springsteen’ I was sent the new album from English Folk-Rock band Ezio before Christmas and it’s been on regular rotation ever since. The band name is also the first name of main songwriter Ezio Lunedei … Continue reading

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