First Aid Kit @ The Olympia Theatre

First Aid Kit at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – September 18th Red smoke billowed around the stage as the audience waited in anticipation for Swedish act First Aid Kit and their country-folk sounds. Jo Rose was the chosen one to support their European tour. His chilled out, country-folk style songs went down well.  When Klara…

Marissa Nadler @ The Button Factory

Marissa Nadler @The Button Factory, Dublin – Friday 6th September 2014 Marissa Nadler is a American folk musician based in Boston. Nadler began her performing career in 2001 after writing songs for many years and studying Illustration at Rhode Island School of Design. She plays six and twelve string guitar, piano, ukelele, banjo. Her vocal…

Preachers Son’s ’10 Stories Tall’ album – Review

Preachers Son’s ’10 Stories Tall’ album – Review Preachers Son was formed by Brian Hogan in 2009 (bass player with Irish folk rock act Kíla), and the band has one album ‘Love Life and Limb’ (2010). Hogan leads the band by collaborating with an array of leading musicians and producers such as Gavin Friday, Mark…

Haim

@ Whelan’s, Dublin Sat 25th May 2013 “Never thought that I would grow so old of seeing the gold”…everyone who is anyone queued early, squeezing in to get the best spot at the tour kick off of Haim in Whelan’s on Saturday. Defying the age demographic, the lucky ones who managed get their hands on the tickets of gold, were…