Category Archives: Interview

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: 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: 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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For The Turnstiles: Anti-Folk Feature

Anti-folk [or Antifolk or Anti Folk] is a genre I discovered recently. When I hear about a sub-genre like ‘Anti-folk’ I always think that the new tag came about because the music didn’t fit the original genre! While researching the … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: David Rovics Interview

David Rovics is an engrossing songwriter and singer who writes passionately about the type of topics most people cannot think about let alone comprehend. David will be performing live in Ireland at the end of the month before going to … Continue reading

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InReview: A Lazarus Soul – Through a Window in the Sunshine Room

I’ve sometimes wondered what the artists I’ve critiqued have thought of that review. That, of course, makes the massive assumption that they actually cared enough to read the review. InReview attempts to answer that question. In this series, I will … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: Dan Wilde Interview

For the inaugural ‘For The Turnstiles’ interview I wanted to introduce Ireland to a considerable talent from Blackpool called Dan Wilde. ‘This is the Place’ is Dan’s debut album released officially on February 28th through The Littlest Mojo music company. … Continue reading

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Nothing But The Girl(s): An Interview with Smoke Fairies

Celebrating the female voice in music. Smoke Fairies are Katherine Blamire and Jessica Davies, a folk-blues duo hailing from London, who in September of last year released their debut album, Through Low Light and Trees. The band, who took their … 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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