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Robert Brown

Editor of Chordblossom. Local music aficionado. Amateur League Footballer. Long Distance Runner

Pale Lanterns Photo

Stream: Pale Lanterns – Driftwood

Pale Lanterns left quite an impression on us when they appeared on our radar earlier this year. The Darragh Donnelly fronted four piece dazzled us with the enchanting alt folk of single ‘In the Dark We Are’ and subsequently walked…

November 15, 2018

Wynona Bleach Fresh Music From Northern Ireland

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – October 2018

Our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland spotify playlist has received its latest update. Check out new tracks from Rebekah Fitch, Vokxen, Wynona Bleach and many more. 

November 4, 2018

john andrews music

Introducing: #99 – John Andrews

Name: John Andrews Formed: 2018 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Singer Songwriter ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name My artist name is my own name, John Andrews. Most of my songs are about first hand experiences…

November 2, 2018

atlantic sessions 2018

Atlantic Sessions Celebrate Ten Years

It requires a certain tenacity and commitment to producing special events that allows an organisation to reach a tenth anniversary. After nine great years of live music around the North Coast, Atlantic Sessions reach that milestone in 2018. To celebrate…

October 29, 2018

Jordan Adetunji Fresh Music From Northern Ireland

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – September 2018

Our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland Spotify playlist has been updated with 25 fresh new tracks including new releases from SOAK, JC Stewart, Gnarkats and Documenta. 

October 7, 2018

fiona harte

Watch: Fiona Harte – White Picket Fence

It is nice to see musicians from Northern Ireland spreading their wings and taking their music to foreign shores. Currently residing in New York, Fiona Harte has just released her debut single ‘White Picket Fence‘. Having worked alongside Duke Special…

September 25, 2018

Pavilion BOTB 2018

Pavilion’s BOTB Returns

After being shut briefly to allow for refurbishment, the Pavilion has re-opened its doors and is once again hosting their usual Battle of the Bands competition. Open to bands and solo musicians from across Northern Ireland, the Pavilion BOTB gigs…

September 17, 2018

Molto Vivo 2 Fresh Music From NI

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – August 2018 Playlist

What looked initially to be a quiet month for our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland playlist, turned out to be a belter. Featuring tracks from Son Of The Hound, Hand Models, Molto Vivo and Ciara O’Neill there is something for…

September 9, 2018

Stendhal Festival 2018 Crowd Shot Woodland

Stendhal Festival 2018 Photo Gallery

Photos from Stendhal Festival 2018 by Robert Brown. You can read the full review here. “Relive the wonderful occasion that was Stendhal Festival 2018 in Limavady. Photos by Robert Brown.” From Stendhal Festival 2018. Posted by Chordblossom on 8/13/2018 (78…

August 19, 2018

Stendhal Festival 2018

Stendhal Festival 2018

The best remedy for dealing with the stresses and strains of daily life can be to find a way to get it away from it all. Since my first visit in 2013 to the beautiful Ballymully Cottage Farm, Stendhal has proved…

August 17, 2018

Petty Youth

Video Premiere: Petty Youth – Too Pretty For The Radio

Anyone who has caught Petty Youth live will undoubtedly tell you that they offer up a pretty in your face rock n roll experience. With that in mind we are pleased to share the video from their latest effort ‘Too…

August 7, 2018

Rosborough Fresh Music From NI

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – July 2018 Playlist

Welcome to our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland Spotify Playlist for July 2018. 

August 5, 2018

blackout season

Introducing: #98 – Blackout Season

Name: Blackout Season Formed: 2016 Hometown: Portadown Genre: Post Punk Alt Rock Line-up: Alex Close – Guitar & Vocals | Peter McCabe – Drums | Johnny Morgan – Bass Guitar ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your…

August 3, 2018

a litany of failures volume ii

A Litany Of Failures Release Volume 2

A Litany of Failures Volume II brings together 18 bands from across the island of Ireland to showcase the strength of independent music. The compilation is being released on a double-vinyl gatefold and were celebrated with gigs in Dublin, Belfast, Cork,…

July 29, 2018

Goat’s Toe Hosts Soundwaves Music Festival

It is a busy time for music fans this weekend as the Mandela Hall in Belfast hosts its final gig while Hillsborough is the venue for Sunflowerfest. For those living in Bangor and a little reluctant to travel too far,…

July 25, 2018