Category : Introducing

Introducing: #76 – Tempest Fugitives

Name: Tempest Fugitives Hometown: Belfast Genre: Rock Line-up: Damian Higgins – Guitar, Vocals | Niall McLaughlin – Bass | Eamonn Matthews – Drums | Stevie Robinson – Guitar, Harmonica | Brendan McGinley – Keys/piano ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶…

June 10, 2016

Introducing: #75 – Orby Chase

Name: Orby Chase Formed: January 2016 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alt Rock Line-up: Josh Dodge, Matt McQuillan, Jamie Wright & Phil Buchanan ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ When did you start playing music and how would you describe your sound?…

June 2, 2016

Introducing: #74 – Randall Stephen Hall

Name: Randall Stephen Hall Formed: On-going Hometown: The little sea side town of “Obscurity”, (Between Larne and Carrickfergus, in deepest East Antrim). Genre: Folk and Fusion ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ When did you start playing music and how…

May 26, 2016

Introducing: #73 – Sonja Sleator

Name: Sonja Sleator Formed: 2011 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Acoustic Singer songwriter ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ When did you start playing music and how would you describe your sound? I picked up the guitar when I was around 14….

May 20, 2016

Introducing: #72 – Absolution Inc

Name: Absolution Inc Formed: October 2014 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Pop Punk Line-up: Ross Moore, Harry Mitchell, Jordan Montgomery, Ben Johnston & Logan Kerr ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? Absolution is a great word…

May 12, 2016

Introducing: #71 – MOSA

Name: MOSA Formed: Early 2015 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alternative/Psychedelic Line-up: Sean Hogan, Carl Small, James Conway & Luke Harrison ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? MOSA stands for Mind Open Soul Awake but we…

May 5, 2016

Introducing: #70 – Thran

Name: Thran Formed: 2013 Hometown: Portglenone Genre: Electronic Line-up: Ronan Scullion ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? Thran was chosen as a bit of a tongue in cheek name but has stuck! ▶ When…

April 22, 2016

Introducing: #69 The Autocratic

Name: The Autocratic Formed: July 2015 Hometown: Coleraine Genre: Alt rock Line-up: Connall Ennis – Vocals/Bass, Odhran Bryson – Guitar/Backing vocals, Conor O’kane – drums/Backing Vocals ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? Well, we…

February 26, 2016

Introducing: #68 Malin

Name: Malin Formed: 2015 Hometown: Boston, MA / Lisburn, UK Genre: Pop/Rock ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? The name Malin initially came from the BBC shipping forecast as it is the name for…

February 11, 2016

Introducing: #67 – Indra’s Net

Name: Indra’s Net Formed: June 2014 Hometown: Leicester, England (originally: Ballyclare, Hereford, Southampton and Malvern) Genre: Alternative/Art Rock Line-up: Alex Scurlock – vocals / guitar | Ed Llewellin – guitar | Luke Ingram – bass / vocals | Will Reade…

October 8, 2015

Introducing #66: Strength

Name: Strength Formed: 2013 Hometown: Derry Genre: Pop Line-up: Brendan Sally | Rory Moore | Conor Mc Namee | Neil Burns ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? Strength is an ode to the widows…

September 10, 2015

Introducing #65: Petty Youth

Name: Petty Youth Formed: 2013 Hometown: Downpatrick Genre: Garage Rock Line-up: Alex Johnson – Lead Vocals/Drums | Eoghan Johnson – Guitar/Vocals | Adam McCarter – Guitar | Ryan McGreevy – Bass ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about…

June 18, 2015

Introducing #64: Great White Lies

Name: Great White Lies Formed: January 2014 Hometown: Carndonagh Co. Donegal / Derry Genre: Experimental Pop/Jazz Line-up: Keys and vocals – Neil Burns, Double Bass – Peter Doherty, Backing Vocals – Sally Lafferty & Ruth McCartney & Drums – Gary Raymond ◀ Q &…

May 14, 2015

Introducing #63: CQD

Name: CQD Formed: Summer 2012 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alt Rock Line-up: Daithi Greene, George Patterson, Ryan Hart & Peter Taylor ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name? CQD stands for Close Quarters Distress. It was the distress signal used…

April 24, 2015

Introducing #62: Parapa Palace

Name: Parapa Palace Formed: 2014 Hometown: Ballynahinch Genre: Alternative Rock Line-up: Paul O’Hare – Vocals and Guitars. Aaron Hunter – Drums. Allan Hunter – Guitars. David Walsh – Lead Guitar ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name? We decided…

April 16, 2015