Tír na nÓg

Saturday, 31 May 2014, 15:55 | Category : News, Tír na nÓg
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Listen to Irish folk legends Tír na nÓg share the stories behind some of the most gorgeous songs ever recorded.  Tír na nÓg – Time Is Like A Promise (Tír na nÓg, Chrysalis, 1971)  Joni Mitchell – Songs to Aging Children Come (Clouds, Reprise, 1969) Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock (Single A-side, UNI, 1970) Tír na nÓg […]

Allan Crockford – From The Prisoners to The Galileo 7

Saturday, 31 May 2014, 15:19 | Category : Interview
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Allan Crockford is best known as the bassist in Medway’s seminal act, The Prisoners, who paved the ground in the 80s for the British baggy scene and 90s Britpop. However latterly as his song writing has bloomed he’s stepped out as lead for The Galileo 7. They have a great new album out, False Memory […]

Totem Psych Fest

Friday, 30 May 2014, 19:34 | Category : News
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The aptly name Heavy Psych Sounds, present the Totem Psych Fest.  This exclusive festival is located one hour north east of Rome, in the small village of Roccasinibalda. It takes place in the courtyard, gardens and underground cellar of a large, scorpion-shaped castle dating back to the 10th century.  About 25 bands including former Hawklord – […]

Chris Devotion and The Expectations Break Out

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 20:28 | Category : Articles
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By Jason Barnard After hearing the opening chords of Chris Devotion and The Expectations new album ‘Break Out’ I knew I was in for something special. It’s eleven strident tracks capture your heart but importantly they’re just great pop/rock songs.  I had to instantly find out who was making such an exciting racket and speak to their […]

George Young, Harry Vanda and George Alexander

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 19:37 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton The legendary Marcus Hook Roll Band’s classic album Tales of Old Grand-Daddy is being re-issued on 2 June with two previously unreleased tracks and three rarities. The album saw former Easybeats Harry Vanda and George Young collaborate with Young’s older brother Alex Young (George Alexander of Grapefruit fame) on the UK recordings. However, it […]

Tír na nÓg – Looking Up

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 20:47 | Category : Welcome
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Tír na nÓg , the songwriting duo of Leo O’Kelly and Sonny Condell, were one of the leading lights of the early 70s folk scene. Releasing three albums and touring with most of the key acts of the time their music was met with critical acclaim and an enduring fan base. Crucially however, are their songs. […]