Author Archives: Peter444

About Peter444

For The Turnstiles is the Folk Column for 4FortyFour! I'm an experienced maths teacher moonlighting as an unqualified freelance music journalist! I'm also behind the 2UIBestow website. If you're all about folk send me a message mixtape4melfi::at::gmail::com

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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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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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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For The Turnstiles: Jukebox Gypsy Interview

Jukebox Gypsy are a five piece acoustic folk band formed out of Liverpool. Their imminent Irish tour in support of the bands’ second album entitled ‘The Month’ will see Jukebox Gypsy play venues in every part of the country. Here … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition

A few weeks back I was given the opportunity to be a judge for Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition. The winning band gets to play the main stage at Glastonbury. Understandably each of the forty blogger judges were given a batch … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: Dublin Music Sessions Feature

The purpose of this article is to celebrate the rich variety of Session concerts which take place on a weekly or monthly basis in Dublin. It is an incomplete list due to the sheer number of different Sessions nights. The … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: Junah Interview

Junah are hands down one of Ireland’s most talented bands. Junah have been making music together for a number of years, played some high profile gigs and have released a single in 2009 called ‘Low La Day’. I’m a massive … Continue reading

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