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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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The Songwriter’s Corner: Zach Condon (Beirut)

The second installment of the Songwriter’s Corner takes a look at the work of Zach Condon, the brains behind New Mexico band Beirut. Since the project originated in 2006, they have been responsible for two incredible albums and a host … 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: Cocophone Interview

Cocophone are one of the most talked about bands in Ireland at the moment and for good reason. Last Summer they beat over twenty bands in the first ‘Becks on the Night’ band competition in Boyles, Slane as well as … Continue reading

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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┬áI’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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