Album Review: Lisa Hannigan – At Swim

Lisa Hannigan is an Irish singer/songwriter, composer and voice actress, she started her career working with fellow Irish musician Damien Rice, before moving on to have her own solo career from 2007 onwards. I’m ashamed to say that prior to her voice role as Blue Diamond in Steven Universe, I hadn’t heard of Hannigan but … Continue reading Album Review: Lisa Hannigan – At Swim

Whisky Basics

So full disclosure I am by no means an expert on whisky, it just happens to be a passion of mine, and this is more or less just an excuse to stretch my fairly limited by nonetheless enthusiastically gained knowledge on the subject. I also want to add that even among actual experts, the field … Continue reading Whisky Basics

Samhain – Witches New Year

The 31st October and the surrounding days are a special time for many cultures, from the Día de Muertos (The Day of the Dead) in Mexico to the Christian All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows' Day) and of course the secular Halloween celebrations.  The pagan wheel of the year celebrates Samhain from sunset … Continue reading Samhain – Witches New Year

Album Review: Janet Devlin – Confessional

Janet Devlin is a singer/songwriter from Northern Ireland and I recently discovered them on Instagram, just in time for the release of their new album ‘Confessional’ which I’ll be reviewing today. ‘Confessional’ opens with a choral sequence of male vocals and a mix of instruments that ease perfectly with Janet’s voice and I was just … Continue reading Album Review: Janet Devlin – Confessional

Solo Musician Interview: Adam Grant

Where are you from? I am from a small town called Comber in Northern Ireland. Its a few miles outside Belfast. It's a small town, but we are famous for a few things. Thomas Andrews who designed the Titanic was born here, and also we are known worldwide for our Comber potatoes. How long have … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Adam Grant