The Gap Of Dreams by Altan Released!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qirgAbh6o2c I was already aware when their new album dropped. But I haven't caught the blogging momentum yet at the time. But things have changed lately. This is HUGE because any Altan release is always worth celebrating and talking about. While most bands in their category have either stopped recording or changed direction musically, they …

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Let Atlas Be Part Of Your Morning Music.

https://youtu.be/MeMhGC-NHIs Writing this in my mobile phone because I can't wait to go home for the computer. This is just after stopping by for a coffee after a fixie ride. Yes it is a beautiful day. And one of the reasons is after hearing Atlas again! They have a music video. Check it out. It …

Lúnasa: Hitting the right notes with Cas.

It feels like being away for long time and the fondness if overwhelming. I am talking about Ireland's hottest export, Lúnasa. They have a new album out called Cas. And this is not just like any of their past albums. Here, the have guest vocalists and I will talk about it later(and why I am …

The Dead Kings song by Irish poet Francis Ledwidge (performed by Lorcán Mac Mathúna)

  I always think that the soul of Irish music is in the sean-nós style of singing. Why? Because it is a sound not like any other. It has that stillness that is both ancient and haunting. For someone to sing that, one has to embody the the atmosphere of the old Ireland. One song came …

Irish Music Trends:Sunnyside Sessions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GA8Dsi8gic I have to admit, writing about the new musical venture of Cathy Maguire was a challenge. How do you start writing about something totally different from what you are used to? I reviewed bands, I blogged about musicians and their albums,or even wrote about musicals but posting about a TV show was a challenge. But then again …