Dermot Kennedy has been hiding in plain sight

Every now and again an Irish artist comes along and on first listen their music makes you sit bolt upright and say “holy shit”. Recent examples include James Vincent McMorrow and Hozier. Well, Dublin man Dermot Kennedy is one that will definitely make you say just that. Having heard his music for the first time…

Heroes in Hiding here for all to see

There’s been some great songs written about real experiences by Irish bands in the last few years, but I think the story behind this particular song may just beat all the others. Dublin band Heroes in Hiding released their debut LP “CURTAINS” ¬†on October 7th. The first song of six is titled “Hospital” and apart…

Wolff – Flesh, Blood, Skin & Bone

  On first listen, you could be forgiven for thinking that Flesh, Blood, Skin & Bone was the product of a band from the Deep South of the United States. With a captivating rhythm and a vocal tone like that of an experienced pastor from Louisiana, this release from Wolff sounds like it could be…