Music

Monday 19th December

Review: 'The Drum Thing' by Deirdre O'Callaghan

Graham Hopkins reviews “The Drum Thing” by Deirdre O’Callaghan, a photographic/interview book with some of the greatest drummers in the world (published by Prestel) Graham's website:  https://grahamhopkinsdrummer.com/

Friday 16th December

Album reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Alan Corr review a compilation album “Cool Christmas”, “A Pentatonix Christmas” from Pentatonix, “Tis The Seasons” from Frankie Valli, “Christmas Together” from Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood and “12 ...

Thursday 15th December

The Voice Squad in session

The Voice Squad chat about how they work together as a harmony group; they are performing as part of the Christmas season of the Steeple Sessions Full details:  www.steeplesessions.com 

Wednesday 14th December

Mik Pyro in session

Singer/songwriter Mik Pyro chats about his previous career as frontman with The Republic of Loose and now being a solo artist (for copyright reasons this item is not available to ...

Review: 'Absolutely On Music', by Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa

Fergus Sheil reviews “Absolutely On Music”, a series of conversations about music between author Haruki Murakami and conductor Seiji Ozawa (published by Random House)

Tuesday 13th December

'When Adam Was In Paradise: Traditional Songs of Love and Courtship' by Frank Harte

Orla Harte and Dónal Lunny chat about Frank Harte’s final project “When Adam Was In Paradise”; it's an album of love songs, which after his death has been completed by his ...

Vinyl & Wine remembers Leonard Cohen

Sorcha Kenny reports on a recent Vinyl & Wine night featuring the album The Songs Of Leonard Cohen Official website:   www.facebook.com/vinylandwine/

Jack Lukeman in session

Singer/songwriter Jack Lukeman performs tracks from and chats about his latest album “Magic Days”  Official website:   www.jacklukeman.com  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Monday 12th December

'Somebody To Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury' by Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne

Mark Langthorne, one of the authors of “Somebody To Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury”

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Eamon Sweeney review “Peace Trail” from Neil Young, “Oxygene 3” from Jean Michel Jarre and “Valuables”, the final album from Irish band Enemies

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