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Stereogum had a massive interview with Paddy Hanna yesterday, touting him as an artist to watch. It’s a revealing piece, Ryan Leas asking him at the end why “after all the setbacks and false starts, he kept writing, he kept starting new projects, clawing his way across his twenties to his own career”. Hanna replied: […]

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‘Bad Boys‘ is one of my songs’ of the year so I’m delighted that, as Paddy Hanna heads out on a four-date tour, including two dates in Cork, that he’s released a new song to further whet the appetite for an album next year (produced by Daniel ‘Girl Band’ Fox). ‘Mario Lanza’ is another fun, […]


There were a plethora of good bands and acts playing around the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork City over the weekend, APril 19 and 20, in a joint celebration of Record Store Day and our launch of We Play Here issue 2. On Saturday night, Twin Lights, Nativism and the Keep on Jumpin’ DJs kept […]


It’s always a fraught experience trying to predict new artists and bands to watch out for over the following 12 months, and yet it’s a ubiquitous one. Why would a blogger or *shudder* tastemaker want to put their reputation on the line by trying to foresee the music that will be most played on people’s […]

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Look at how much everybody loves Paddy Hanna! That’s Mark Chester, Enda Canavan and Bobby Aherne hugging him and making him feel special above. They also star on the first release under his own name. You might know Hanna as the lead singer in Grand Pocket Orchestra. I like the blurb that accompanies the first […]