Von Venn is the main project of songwriter Gary Cox. The name for the project/band derives from the concept that we become who we are based upon the intersection of life experiences gathered, people we meet and lessons we learn along the way. Similarly, the songs are an intersection of musical styles that influenced that Gary’s song writing, artists such as RadioHead, Jeff Buckley, The Blue Nile, John Martyn, John Lennon and many more.
Formed in the mid-1970’s, Scullion are revered and feted as one of Ireland’s most innovative, original and brilliant live bands. Headed by Philip King, Sonny Condell, and Robbie Overson, their new record emphasises the band's musical curiosity and like all of the band records, it breaks new ground. Hear guest performances from Crash Ensemble, Conor O’Brien (Villagers), and Gemma Doherty (Saint Sister) throughout these songs. James Joyce, Bob Dylan and Sufjan Stevens are also woven into the DNA of this record, with the inspirational music of Sonny beating at the heart of the thing. The album was produced by Leon O’Neill and recorded by David Anthony Curley at The Clinic Dublin. Additional recording by Sonny Condell, Leon O’Neill, Conor O’Brien & Eugene Wogan.
Emerging Irish Singer/Songwriter, Seánie Bermingham from Mullinahone, Co.Tipperary, is set to release “Songs in the Kitchen.” This is the second and last single from his debut EP That Hollow Moon. He has had great success with the first single “Call the Coroner”, released last month, picking up features on Behind the Music on RTE Entertainment, 12 great new Irish songs you should hear this week on Nialler9, Track of the week on 7 Layers and KCLR 96FM, receiving plays on Dublin City FM, RTE 2XM, Highland Radio and Tipp Midwest Radio, write ups in the Nationalist newspaper and IMRO, and has received much support from highly successful YouTubers Alex Rainbird (1.2m Subscribers) and Indie Folk Central (203k Subscribers.)
Exposed to bands like AC/DC and Audioslave from a very early age, playing guitar helped Jaime to overcome major speech difficulties, allowing him to express himself beyond the use of words. It was a huge turning point and is the reason he has dedicated himself to a life in music. "The instrument is why I am able to articulate words the way I do now."
Following on from the release of debut single and accompanying dance film “True Romance”, Irish electronic producers The Cope announce self-titled debut EP and accompanying trilogy of music videos with new single “I Am Stretched on Your Grave”. The track sonically mirrors the feelings of loss, love, grief and acceptance that affects the characters in its accompanying music video, the first in a triptych created in collaboration with acclaimed writer/director Jamie Delaney.
Paul McCann is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Cavan, Ireland. Paul has played many high-profile gigs around the world including the Cavern Club in Liverpool, Nashville, multiple appearances at the Electric Picnic festival and much more. Paul has also performed with Rufus Wainwright, Pugwash, The Strypes, Duncan Maitland (Picturehouse), Sandy Kelly and Nelson Bragg (Brian Wilson Band/Beach Boys), among others.
"…and the Sea" is the 5th studio album release by Irish singer songwriter David Hope. Both lyrically and musically this is the deepest dive Hope has taken into his songwriting and recording capturing a mix of raw emotional acoustic tracks and full band epics this makes for his most complete album to date. Recorded and produced by the legendary Christian Best at Monique Studios, Midleton, Cork. The approach taken by Hope and Best to the albums production was to try and capture as much of the performances as live as possible, in an effort to be as true to each song as possible but ultimately have the overall sound like “an Album”.
Constantly evolving from her singer-songwriter roots, Reevah, from Derry, Northern Ireland, has earned tastemaker acclaim, international airplay and streaming support in Ireland, the UK, the USA and beyond. But now Reevah steps into a new chapter and a fresh sound with the new single ‘Call Me Up’. Its vibrant rush of alt-pop melody, evocative ‘80s flavoured throwbacks and indie-rock live feel sets the tone for more releases which will follow in 2023. Reevah’s instantly magnetic vocal allure adds the midas touch to a sound that will appeal to fans of Phoebe Bridgers, Maggie Rogers, Florence + the Machine and London Grammar.
Moment is the highly anticipated new single from One Morning in August. Following on from this year’s earlier single and widely acclaimed ‘A Wasted Love’ we get another taste of what is in store when the Southeast of Ireland based outfit unleash their second album early in the new year.