Ross A. - Flowing To You, Flowing Through (single)
Ross A. is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and voiceover artist who received the Agility Award 2022. Flowing To You, Flowing Through is his first release from collection of work funded in part by the Arts Council bursary enabling artists and arts workers to develop their skills and practices. Formerly Ross Breen, the Kildare musician grew his reputation as a respected songwriter through extensive radio coverage of his work (RTE Radio 1, Today FM, Radio Nova, Newstalk FM Songwriter of the Year), TV appearances (RTÉ 1’s The Saturday Night Show) and consistent presence on the live scene and festival circuit (Electric Picnic, Body and Soul, Indiependence).
Vincent Vaughan - Many A Long and Lonesome Highway (single)
Vincent Vaughan is a recording artist from a little place called Mullinahone in the county of Tipperary. When it comes to choosing a debut single, the choice can often be a tough one for a singer. After all, the world is full of amazing songs. Two rules-of-thumb, however, that are well worth being guided by if you decide to introduce yourself with a cover version, are pick a brilliant song, and then, crucially... do it justice. With his decision to release Rodney Crowell's 1989 single Many A Long and Lonesome Highway as his first record, Vincent Vaughan has picked a class song, and he has put his heart into it too.
Eoghan Moylan - All I Want is Money (single)
Eoghan Moylan is an alternative pop artist from Galway, Ireland. He was born and raised in Connemara, and spent most of his early life surrounded by traditional music and dance. Eoghan went from impromptu sessions with family and friends in his grandmother's kitchen, to learning the piano on his older sister’s broken old keyboard. He has never looked back since.
Kevin Neary - Man of Faith (single)
Kevin Neary is a 27 year-old Irish singer-songwriter, originally from Co.Galway. He has found a following with his unique, soulful voice and sound, celebrating the exploration of an eclectic mix of genres in neo-Soul, acoustic, pop, folk and rock. He has been likened to artists such as Dermot Kennedy, Hozier, Matt Corby, Gavin James, Paulo Nutini and Tom Odell. From humble busking roots, Kevin grew his musicianship on the streets of Galway and Dublin, where he now continues to stop the masses with his performances.
Marketa Irglova - My Roots Go Deep (single)
Markéta Irglová, the Academy Award winner known most famously for staring in the movie ‘ONCE’ and as one half of the duo The Swell Season, is ready to step back into the spotlight with LILA, her first record in over eight years. Irglová’s time away has been far from quiet as she married, had three children, and built a studio all while working on music near constantly in the intermitting years. While many artists are busy offering up their pandemic record, LILA is a work that has been long in progress. With its confessional-like nature, the record offers insight into Irglová’s journey and how she has managed to find balance in her career as an artist, wife and mother, while embracing the full paradox of love, which softens even as it provides strength.
Lindsey Farrow - Not Your Story (single)
Lindsey Farrow has a real passion for music, in her spare time she is a recording artist at E.B.A Records, specialising in popular music. Lindsey is also an administrator at Leeds City Council which she uses to help fund her passion. She sings straight from the heart, her songs are raw and heartfelt.
Like Mint - I Wish I Was Awake (EP)
The Berliner by choice Susi Wittig alias „Like Mint“ is originally from the mountainous Erzgebirge and grew up with music at an early age. She started learning the violin when she was 6 and played and sang in church choirs and school orchestras until she was a teenager. When she taught herself to play the guitar, she learned about the music of singer-songwriters and folk. While living abroad for a year in the United States, her love for this kind of music was solidified and carried over into her own way of writing.
Dave Helgi Johan - Fair-Weather Friend (single)
Hailing from a small Icelandic community in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada. Dave Helgi Johan moved to Byron Bay in 2019 to actively pursue music full time as a solo musician while playing and collaborating with many local artists. Dave has played bass for local favorite Luke Morris and performs and records with Patrick O’Reilly among others. Dave has performed and toured for the last decade in countless acts. Recorded and released a handful of albums and music videos in past groups and has finally committed himself to a solo career. He has opened for the likes of Mac Demarco, Kim Churchill, PS I Love You and The Mowgli’s. He has played many music festivals including Canada Music Week, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Byron Bay Surf Festival, Arlie Beach Music Festival and more. His sound has been described Lofi Indie, Folk and Alt Country.
Clara Tracey - Baby Witch (single)
Clara Tracey brings to her music “a libertarian, feminist and theatrical slant” (The Irish Times).Originally from county Fermanagh, she fell in love with the piano at a young age, however her music career took a detour when she chose to study Law and French in Belfast. It was only after moving to France and experiencing life in a Parisian law firm that she discovered a more artistic lifestyle and started performing in jazz cafes around Paris. In 2015, Clara moved back to Dublin and has since performed at Electric Picnic, Body&Soul and the leading Dublin venues under various names and guises. She has played with Aoife Nessa Frances, Maija Sofia and Paddy Hanna. Clara has also toured internationally, playing solo shows in Montreal, Paris, London and New York.
Myles O'Reilly - Cocooning Heart
Myles O’Reilly is a musician, composer, and filmmaker from Dublin. Since first lifting a camera in 2010, multitasking O’Reilly has filmed, directed and edited over 100 music video promos and 20+ music documentaries of Irish musicians at home and abroad, some of which include Glen Hansard, Villagers, Imelda May, Lisa O’Neill, Ye Vagabonds, Sinead O’Connor and Lisa Hannigan, alongside other international artists such as Hollywood soundtrack virtuoso Ernst Reijseger, Icelandic artists Soléy, Múm, and Amiina, US soul phenomenon Janelle Monae, and UK folk trio The Staves. Early life as a working musician began for Myles in 2003 with the band Juno Falls. Signed for two albums by Sony UK and then V2 records, Juno Falls disbanded in 2010.