The Spinning Wheel: A Refreshing Acoustic Folk Album!

The minimalist approach of Darren Lynch is comparable to a nice breathing room after the madness of the rush hour.   Dublin born folk musician and writer Darren Lynch is full of surprises. According to his bio, he started off playing music after finishing a successful amateur boxing career with Crumlin Boxing Club. His first instrument …

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Celtic Music Fan Podcast #6

Ensemble Ériu

Ok the sixth episode of my radio show on http://www.radio-happy.com is up with lots of Celtic music goodies. I apologize for the bad sound quality when I speak . I had no idea the there was electrical grounding when I started the show. But never mind my speech. Listen to the music because I featured …

The Feekers-Tarbolten

If you want your Irish music to be straight ahead traditional with no frills, just delicious home grown music, then Tarbolen is for you. I love folk instruments and the combination of the octave mandolin and banjo can be irresistible. The Bluegrass lover in me says it is one of the best releases this year. Traditional music is alive …