Tag: podcast
another love story 2017

The fourth edition of Another Love Story, a festival presented by Homebeat and Happenings, takes place in Co Meath this weekend. Tickets (there were only 600 or so) are long gone. It’s supposed to be a very special thing, with a bill featuring mostly Irish acts such as Katie Kim, Tomorrows, Ailbhe Reddy and Ellll, […]

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Subscribe to TPOE’s New Irish Music playlist on Spotify It’s a jammers week of new releases – just as well cos I’m off to Barcelona and Primavera next week. I’m spending an inordinate amount of time trying to decide between Solange and Broken Social Scene, embroiled in a direct clash on Thursday. It’s a very […]

Placemats & Second Cuts

Marlene Enright released her debut solo album, Placemats and Second Cuts, at the end of March and I chatted to her about it for The Point of Everything podcast. You can listen to the interview below, via Soundcloud, or on iTunes or whatever podcast app you use. Some of the interview is transcribed below, as […]

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Jess Kav from the ‘agrosoul’ band Barq sat down for an interview on the TPOE podcast (subscribe on iTunes/Soundcloud/whatever podcast app you use) recently. You can listen to the SC embed, and there are highlights from the conversation below. Barq are heading out on their first national tour tomorrow, as part of the Big Giant […]

overhead the albatross

I sat down with Joe Panama, the bassist from Dublin six-piece Overhead, The Albatross, shortly after the release of their debut album, Learning To Growl. I love the album – it’s easily among my favourites of the year. I’ve been following OTA for a good few years, but this was my first time chatting to […]

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Altered Hours‘ debut album, In Heat Not Sorry, is out now on Penske/Art for Blind. Ahead of its release I got to chat to three-fifths of the Cork-based band, co-vocalists Cathal and Elaine, and guitarist Kevin, for the TPOE podcast. You can listen on Soundcloud or iTunes (you can also subscribe to both so you […]

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Kicking off the first TPOE podcast of 2016 is the renowned Irish writer Kevin Barry. Last year I made a concerted effort, probably as part of my resolutions, to read more books. I think the goal was 100 books (I failed). Along the way I came across Kevin Barry and his two collections of short […]

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After last week’s hour-long show about our favourite albums and shows of 2015, I’m again joined by Chris (Elastic Sleep), Darren (Hags) and Niamh (Across The Line) to talk more generally about the albums making waves on lots of end-of-year lists. There’s talk on: Eagles of Death Metal, Meltybrains, DJ Paypal (yup), Sufjan Stevens, Foals […]

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The latest TPOE podcast is now live. It’s a 56-minute interview with Dublin-based artist Owensie, who has just released his third solo album Dramamine, via Out on a Limb. You can listen to and buy the album on Bandcamp. You can listen to the podcast with the Soundcloud player embedded below or subscribe on iTunes […]

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Louise Bruton runs the brilliant website Legless in Dublin, which discusses accessibility issues in venues, at gigs and festivals etc. I met Louise in Dublin to discuss such issues and the condescension she faces on a regular basis – and which she wrote about last week. We also discussed the idea of guilty pleasures and […]