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    Kieran Quinn

    Joining Seán Rocks in our music studio is pianist Kieran Quinn. Kieran’s second album The Next One was released recently and he’s currently on tour across the country.

    Many people may recognise his name from being part of the Sligo county football team for eight years. His career in Gaelic Football ended in 2008 and he has been working as a professional musician ever since.

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    Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink

    Elvis Costello has just published a memoir Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink which looks at his songwriting and family life. This memoir includes dozens of images from his personal archive and offers his unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success. 

    Roisin Dwyer has been reading it for us.

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    Jaime Nanci & The Blueboys in session

    Jaime Nanci & The Blueboys in session; their latest album is “Toy”

    Official website:  www.jaimenanciandtheblueboys.com 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Album reviews

    Rachel Breslin and Simon Maher review “Rattle That Lock” by Dave Gilmour, “Music Complete” by New Order and “Dodge and Burn” by The Dead Weather

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    Bagels in session

    Dublin alternative rock band Bagels in session ahead of their appearance at the Hard Working Class Heroes festival in Dublin next weekend

     Further details:   http://hwch.net/ 

    Official website:  www.breakingtunes.com/bagels   

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Mo Kenney in session

    Canadian singer/songwriter Mo Kenney talks about her upbringing in Nova Scotia, her musical influences and her latest album “In My Dreams”

    Official website:   http://mokenney.com 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Brian Deady in session

    Cork soul singer Brian Deady chats about his style of music, his second album is “Non Fiction”

    Official website:   www.briandeady.com

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Sam Amidon

    American folk singer Sam Amidon who is performing at the Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival in Cork this weekend as part of his Irish tour

    Further details:   http://soundsfromasafeharbour.com 

    Official website:   www.samamidon.com 

    (for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available within podcast)

     

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    Jesse Malin in session

    American rocker Jesse Malin (formerly of American punk band D-Generation) who is on tour in Ireland and his forthcoming album is “Outsiders”

    Official website:   www.jessemalin.com 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

     

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