Criticism

CD Review: The Jimmy Cake – Spectre & Crown CD Review: The Jimmy Cake – Spectre & Crown Seán Ó Máille Spectre & Crown – Pilatus Records, PILCD-004
Live Reviews: Folk From Here Live Reviews: Folk From Here Garrett Sholdice Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, England 7 May 2008
Live Reviews: Phill Niblock Seán Ó Máille Crash Ensemble, Trio Scordatura, Susan Stenger (flute)Temple Bar Galleries, Dublin23 April 2008This concert of music by Phill Niblock – the ‘forgotten minimalist’ – had the feel of a ‘happening’, spread out over the four...
Live Reviews: Tarab Barra Ó Séaghdha Francesco Turrisi (piano), Gabrielle Mirabassi (clarinet), Roman Bunka (oud), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass), Bijan Chemirani (percussion) / National Concert Hall, Dublin / 24 April 2008
Live Reviews: Dave Binney Quartet Kevin Stevens Dave Binney (alto saxophone), Craig Taborn (piano), Scott Colley (bass), Brian Blade (drums) / Whelan’s, Dublin / 12 May 2008
Live Reviews: Ian Wilson's Harbouring Gráinne Mulvey Dermot Dunne (accordion), Gorey Choral Group, Enniscorthy Choral Society, Wexford Festival Singers, Whisht Traditional Singers, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Fergus SheilWhite’s Hotel, Wexford5 June 2008June saw the world premiere of Ian Wilson’s...
Live Reviews: Bobby McFerrin Aengus Ó Maoláin National Concert Hall, Dublin26 May 2008When I was eight years old, the biggest thrill of the week was the ten o’clock children’s mass. As the reverend monsignor skipped his way through the formalities of the service, all we children wanted was...
CD Review: Ceol agus Foinn – Music and Songs from the Willie Clancy Summer School CD Review: Ceol agus Foinn – Music and Songs from the Willie Clancy Summer School Adrian Scahill Ceol agus Foinn: Music and Songs from the Willie Clancy Summer SchoolRTÉ 280CDReleased to coincide with the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Willie Clancy Summer School, this generous double CD also celebrates Raidió na Gaeltachta’s...
CD Review: Fovea Hex – Neither Speak Nor Remain Silent CD Review: Fovea Hex – Neither Speak Nor Remain Silent Michael Quinn Neither Speak Nor Remain Silent / Die Stadt DS89C
CD Review: Frankie Gavin, Rick Epping and Tim Edey CD Review: Frankie Gavin, Rick Epping and Tim Edey Rory McCabe Jiggin’ the Blues / Greentrax / G2CD7011

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