Hope in Dark Times: Tadhg Williams announces ‘The Hope Song’

Alana Daly Mulligan gets chatting with singer-songwriter and fellow Déisí Tadhg Williams about his upcoming release ‘The Hope Song’.   Waterford singer-songwriter Tadhg Williams has had quite the year, pandemic aside. Enjoying the support of Hot Press and RTÉ Radio 1 for the release of his debut single ‘My Father’s Clouds’, coupled with the release […]

“No ranch to roam inside my room” : CMAT chats with Motley

This interview contains so much swearing that the AI transcriber cited the word “fucking” as the main supporting point – be warned. Alana Daly Mulligan talks music style and substance with self-proclaimed “global superstar”, and recognised legend CMAT.    As CMAT prepared to swan through the musical saloon doors in March last year, the pandemic […]

Music in the Time of COVID: An Interview with JJ Lee

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Molly Kavanagh, talks to Cork-based musician and producer, JJ Lee, about the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the live music and entertainment industry.    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen, with no identifiable end in sight, many of us have been forced to place our lives and careers on hold as we […]

Dead Space: Brutal & Bloody Brilliance

I have always wondered what it is about horror games that keep making me come back to their glorious offerings. Is it the brutal guts and gore that is present in many of the games? Or is it the tense, creepy atmosphere that can render one frozen in an unforgiving grasp? That question was answered […]

No Room for Secrets: Banríon Reigns Supreme on Dublin’s DIY Scene

Alana Daly Mulligan talks with up-and-coming indie sound machine and “very sexy alt-rock band and fresh-faced newbies to the Dublin DIY scene” frontwoman Róisín Ní Haicéid, of Dublin-based group Banríon. Just over two years ago, Róisín Ní Haicéid entered the world of music meeting her future Banríon bandmates Michael Nagle (drummer) and John Harding (bassist) […]

Virtual Music Acts: (Blur)ring Reality & Fiction

Many of us become invested in musical artists not only for the music itself but also for the people behind the music. The faces, the personalities. These are real people with real stories. However, there is another type of musical act out there. A type without real personalities or stories. And the most surprising thing […]