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…

Fox Owl Crow @ The Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

Fox Owl Crow at The Bewley’s Cafe Theatre Friday, 22nd August 2014 Fox Owl Crow merges different genres from art-rock, folk to prog-rock. Formed a year ago by Suzanne McEnaney (guitars/multi-instrumentals/vocals), it was her talent that attracted the other highly talented multi-instrumentalists to the show: Sebastian Boes (drums/hammered dulcimer/glockenspiel), Carol Faherty (guitars/multi-instrumentals/vocals) and Frieda Freytag…

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…

Cat Power @ The Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Cat Power at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – July 16th “It’s your responsibility as an artist to stand up if you believe in something.” Patti Smith Cat Power played to a full theatre, hopes were certainly high and the crowd of supporters were looking forward to seeing Chan Marshall break her record of poor gig performances…

Little Green Cars @ Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

Little Green Cars at the Iveagh Gardens, Dublin Saturday, 12th July 2014 Little Green Cars played to a crowd of avid fans and enthusiasts, in the quaint Iveagh Gardens on a wet mid-summers evening in Dublin. Gradually, the rain clouds vanished in time for the spirit to return to the crowd at the picnic styled…

London Grammar @ The Academy, Dublin

Tuesday 3rd December 2013 Popular trio London Grammar played a sold out gig at The Academy, last Tuesday night. London  Grammars sound comprises of Dot Majors trip-hop style ambient synth and drums, layered across light throbbing guitar lines by Dan Rothman, lead by the stunning vocals of Hannah Reid. Earlier in 2013, the media world was in…