CD Review: Aindreas de Staic – Latchico CD Review: Aindreas de Staic – Latchico Niall Keegan Aindreas de Staic – Latchico (2008)
CD Review: Garth Knox – D’Amore CD Review: Garth Knox – D’Amore Michael Quinn Garth Knox – D’Amore (ECM New Series)
CD Review: Matt Molloy and John Carty with Arty McGlynn – Pathway to the Well CD Review: Matt Molloy and John Carty with Arty McGlynn – Pathway to the Well Niall Keegan Pathway to the Well – Recorded Live at Matt Molloy’s / Racket Records, RR007
Live Review: Snakes & Ladders Live Review: Snakes & Ladders Randy Nordschow Brian Ó hUiginn (uileann pipes), Roger Doyle (piano), Amoebazoid, Deep Burial, Somadrone, Tóirse, General Practice, Richard G. Evans (guitar) & Daniel Figgis (drum kit) / World Financial Center, New York, 16 March 2008
Live Reviews: Lunfardia Live Reviews: Lunfardia Pat Ahern Ariel Hernández (guitar, voice), Ioana Petcu-Colan (violin), Dermot Dunne (accordion), Malachy Robinson (double bass) & Frank Vidal (percussion) / Triskel Arts Centre, Cork / 11 March 2008
Live Reviews: The Poet and the Piper Seán Ó Máille Liam O’Flynn (uileann pipes), Seamus Heaney (poetry)National Concert Hall, Dublin16 March 2008The Poet and the Piper was introduced by Seamus Heaney as an echo of W.B. Yeats’ St Patrick’s Day reading of poetry with music in 1934. Self-deprecatingly,...
Live Reviews: Composers' Choice: Linda Buckley Rob Casey Fidelio Trio: Darragh Morgan (violin), Robin Michael (cello) & Mary Dullea (piano); Natasha Lohan (voice) John Field Room, NCH 25 March 2008.
Live Reviews: Sarah McQuaid Rory McCabe Ballina Arts Centre, Co. Mayo27 March 2008While walking around in the rain looking for the Ballina Arts Centre, I began to think that maybe I was in the wrong town. Nobody could give me directions: to Supermacs yes, but an arts centre? My impression was that...
Live Reviews: Efterklang Live Reviews: Efterklang Seán Ó Máille The Button Factory, Dublin / 29 March 2008
Live Reviews: i-and-e Barra Ó Séaghdha Boris Baltschun, Erik Carlsson, Roy Carroll, Axel Dörner, Kai Fagaschinski, Martin Küchen, David Lacey, Jason Lescalleet, Quiet Club (Danny McCarthy & Mick O’Shea), Fred Van Hove, Paul Vogel / The Unitarian & Peppercanister Churches, Dublin / 28–30 March 2008