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The Rear View

The sporadic updates are back, and it usually gets kicked off with a list of what tickled my musical fancy from the previous year. 2015 didn’t disappoint, with growing Irish talent to the forefront, and rightfully so. I won`t dilly … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2013

I guess it looks as if you’re reorganizing your records. What is this though? Chronological? No… Not alphabetical… Nope. What? Autobiographical. No fuckin’ way. It`s Record Store Day. 🙂 There is an abundance of delights to behold if you head … Continue reading

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Waitin on a Sunny Day

So the dust has settled on my rocker boots, the pictures have been stored and filed and the t-shirt washed and dried, my Bruce mission is well and truly over ( for this quarter!). From the manic dash to get … Continue reading

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Three Minute Record

For those who know me well, they have had to put up with years of my borderline criminal and insane obsession to a certain musician called Bruce Springsteen, or as I like to call it a healthy dedication to legendry! … Continue reading

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In one Year, Out the other….

I’m not doing a “best of”, or any kind of list for that matter, but more a sweep up of the files in my head of what has made me sit up and listen this year, it’s more of a … Continue reading

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Honest Jon`s Chop Up….Comin up

Very excited to hear of this news, Honest Jon’s is the  label co-owned by Damon Albarn , this Dublin show will be featuring Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Flea, Fatoumata Diawara, Kelan Phil Cohran Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Theo Parrish, Actress and … Continue reading

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The show must go on

We have a special visitor in town this week, and so far we are behaving ourselves relatively well, in fairness, with the amount of spondulas we have spent on security, there isnt much room for anything but that.  I embrace the … Continue reading

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Find me in the Matinee…

Me and musicals haven`t had the best relationship over the years, I was in the chorus for Guys and Dolls in secondary school and had to wear a hideous canary yellow floor length polka dot dress. As I pranced around … Continue reading

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Howard Marks Postponed

So arrived out to Dun Laoghaire to “cancelled” signs over Howard Marks posters, devastated! He had to postpone due to illness, wishing you a speedy recovery Howard, hope he reschedules soon, still we did find a nice watering hole just … Continue reading

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Off to see a Wizard….

I was handed a book about 6 months ago entitled “Mr. Nice”,  having heard of, but not fully understanding the sheer brilliance that is Mr. Howard Marks, I was enthralled to say the least. How does someone dream up  forty-three aliases, eighty-nine … Continue reading

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