This edition of Under The Street Light with Dave McMahon focuses on Kilkenny born singer-songwriter Gary O'Neill. Gary has recently released his second EP "Gracefully With Haste" and had a very successful launch night in the Unitarian Church, Dublin. When did you first realise that you wanted to be a musician?
When I went to see Foy Vance back in 2013. I was just after dropping out of college, slightly confused and a wee bit lost. I genuinely came out of that gig knowing exa
Rhythm and Blues outfit, The Stonecold Hobos recently released their debut self titled album featuring original songs mixed with some cover versions from classic blues artists. There are three original songs and seven cover versions of songs from Muddy Waters (Cross Eyed Cat & Champagne And Reefer), Led Zeppelin (Dazed And Confused), Robert Petway (Catfish), ZZ Top (Jesus Just Left Chicago), Willie Dixon (Talk To Me Baby) and Billy Boy Arnold (Wish You Wood). “Catfish” is a c
Áine Duffy is a singer, songwriter from West Cork. She has spent much of her time touring Europe, USA and Canada. Now she is back and with a new album in tow. “With Bells On” is a wake up call to other musicians who might change their style of singing or their voice in order to sound more commercial. Áine doesn’t do that and that is why this album succeeds. She sings in her own very unique style which gives her an edge. Its refreshing to find. The album opens with “Paler In T
If you have seen Crow Black Chicken perform live, then you would be desperate for their live performances to be captured on a live album for you to listen to again and again. Thankfully the wait is over and the live album is no longer just a hope, it’s a reality. If you haven’t seen them live, then you are in for a treat with this album as it brilliantly captures the energy the band creates in venues around Ireland. The album was recorded over three live shows in The Gypsy Ro