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 …

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Lorcán Mac Mathúna / The Arrows that Murder Sleep

Musicians : Lorcán Mac Mathuna Eoghan Neff Seán MacErlaine Daire Bracken Recorded mixed and mastered by Liam Grant. Recorded in Griffith College, Dublin. Images by Rónán O Reilly Texts and Graphic design by Lorcán Mac Mathúna A Beautiful Album, The Arrows that Murder Sleep: Just in time for Samhain! Nothing is better than waking up at three …

Emma Kate Tobia: Meet Ireland’s Angelic Soprano

The  album comes with  surprises that will charm both Classical and Traditional fans from all over the world. The first time I received this CD  Aisling na nGael I was thinking that it's one of those over the top vocal renderings. I do own a lot of classical records but they have their own time …

Remembering Seán Ó Riada’s (1931-1971) Timeless Song (With Lyrics and Translation)

Seán Ó Riada (1 August 1931 - 3 October 1971) composed this timeless piece "Women of Ireland", or "Mná na h-Éireann. by Kate Bush By Sinead O'Connor Ta bean in Eirinn a phronnfadh sead damh is mo shaith le n-o 'S ta beann in Erinn is sa binne leithe mo rafla ceoil no seinm thead …

Afro Celt Sound System are Back!

My goodness! I just realized I haven’t finished my article for today. So instead of giving you full I am just giving you one news. But not to disappoint you, I will post some videos here which you might find interesting. Anyway see you tomorrow or the next day… This video features Peter Gabriel on …