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Hannah Goodall 12 Entries
Hannah Goodall

As a trained journalist and freelance audio typist I do a lot of writing but my passions lie in music and film reporting. I'm a practising yogi and Belfastian through and through. I love the local culture of the city and the thriving music scene in Northern Ireland.

Ben Glover

Ben Glover – The Emigrant

There is one thing that can be said about the music scene in Northern Ireland. It is so deeply intertwined with the culture and heritage of this Isle of Ireland that I shouldn’t be surprised to come across such sterling…

March 6, 2017

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Car Chase City – Captain Gravity & The Wasters

  Fans of Tenacious D may recognize the name of this spunky, alternative-pop-punk quartet from Belfast. Originally formed in 2013, their latest release, Captain Gravity & The Wasters is definitely going to take them places. Opening track ‘Zero Gravity’ has something…

February 20, 2017

Lost Highways - Beneath the Cedars

Lost Highways – Beneath the Cedars

It took me a few listens before I could put in to words my opinion of Lost Highways, Beneath the Cedars, not my usual cup of tea is how I can best put it. Purely instrumental, I can appreciate the talented…

December 13, 2016

Sam Wickens

Sam Wickens – Send Me

In an age where acoustic and folk talent is seeing a revival, Sam Wickens’ Send Me EP could not have come along at a better time. A profoundly rich, well-rounded and earthy sound, Wickens’ is a wonderfully gifted singer-songwriter whose music undoubtedly…

November 9, 2016

Aislinn Logan – Lost or Gone

Already achieving acclaim, Aislinn Logan encapsulates the quintessential earthy and ethereal qualities of traditional Irish folk music and wraps it up in the kind of trance inducing rhythm that is so popular right now. Akin to the likes of Maria Mena, Laura Marling,…

September 19, 2016

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Amanda St John – Grow

I first came across Amanda St John at Stendhal. I was merely milling about the tents when I heard these soulful, angelic vocals over the most delicate acoustics. I was so taken, hypnotised by this ethereal music that my first…

June 8, 2016

Nina Armstrong – Disappear

  Not to be confused with the renowned stunt woman of the same name this Armagh based singer and song writer is however just as daring, a tour de force emanating the emotive and evocative talents of Mary Black or…

March 13, 2016

Hurdles – Dusk & Dawn

I first came across Hurdles, quite back accident in late 2013 and it was love at first listen. Returning with a happy, shiny, upbeat EP in 2016 ‘Dusk & Dawn’ has all the classics Hurdles aesthetic with some added pizazz….

February 23, 2016

Chris Keys – View From a Satellite

There is an absolute treasure trove of local and national talent who dominate the acoustic and folk genre. The list is endless really, each artist putting their own deft touch to a genre in the midst of a renaissance but…

January 28, 2014

Passenger – 28th April 2013

Passenger with support from David C Clements Sunday 28th April 2013 – Mandela Hall, Belfast Who’d have thought that being a support act could lead to a sold out solo UK tour. I don’t imagine Passenger did when he supported…

May 2, 2013

Sweet Taste – 18th April 2013

Sweet Taste with support from Maverick, The Red Velvetines & Screaming Eagles Thursday 18th April 2013 – The Empire, Belfast Thursday night, otherwise known as Student night, and the rain has finally eased off. There is still a chill in…

May 1, 2013

Ellie Goulding – 6th April 2013

Ellie Goulding with support from Matthew Koma & Charli XCX Saturday 6th April 2013 – Waterfront Hall, Belfast It’s a cool early evening dusk as  drive into town. Belfast city is unwinding from a hard day of retail therapy and…

April 19, 2013