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Book review: JACKIE MCAULEY – I, SIDEMAN: The Story Of Me In The 60′s & 70′s

JACKIE MCAULEY - I, SIDEMAN: The Story Of Me In The 60

www.jackiemcauley.com – 253 pages paperback [Publication date: December 2017] Jackie McAuley’s ‘I Sideman: The Story Of Me In The 60′s and 70′s’ is an eloquently written, partial biography by a multi instrumentalist and vocalist who takes three quarters of the … Continue reading

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Quick plays: LEVI CUSS, JIM McHUGH

LEVI CUSS Just Below Radio

LEVI CUSS Just Below Radio (Vol. 1 & 2) [Release date 03.11.17] Well, that’s a first – 2 EP CDs, 4 tracks on each, which surely doubles up on the production cost, when both would fit handsomely on a single … Continue reading

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Album review: ELEANOR McEVOY – The Thomas Moore Project

ELEANOR McEVOY - The Thomas Moore Project

MOSCODISC [Release date o4.08.17] First the history lesson – Thomas Moore was an 18/19th century Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer.  Once celebrated, but largely overlooked today, Eleanor McEvoy looks to put that right by taking some of his best … Continue reading

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Album review: MICHAEL KATON – Ror’ Outta Hell

MICHAEL KATON – Ror

Michael Katon chatted to Pete Feenstra about the album ‘Ror’ Outta Hell’ for “The Pete Feenstra Feature”, first broadcast by Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on 26 February More information Sunhair Music [Release date 06.02.17] ‘Ror’ Outta Hell’  is Michael … Continue reading

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Gig review: HAT FITZ & CARA ROBINSON, Boo Boo Davis– Relache Festival, Bordeaux 28 July 2016

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They say music is an international language and tonight the Australian /Irish duo Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson provide the perfect example of that, with a uplifting show that connects with their French crowd. Faced with the graveyard shift at … Continue reading

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Quick plays: NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY, DANNY SCHMIDT

NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY One

NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY One You might well ask why GRTR! is reviewing a Celtic / Breton fiddle album? And it would be a reasonable question to ask.  But there are ‘rock’ connections.  Firstly, one half of the main … Continue reading

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Album review: MOCKINGBIRD – Live Cuts! Wizzfest, Belgium 2013

      Self Release (Release date – 20th July 2013) All too often new bands try too hard to conform to the latest trends and jump on whatever bandwagon is doing the rounds at that point. It’s refreshing then … Continue reading

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