Category : Introducing

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

Introducing #61: Shoot The Messenger

Name: Shoot The Messenger Formed:  June 2014 Hometown: Derry/L’Derry Genre: Indie Rock Line-up: Brooke Logan – Vocals, Jake Smith – Lead Guitar, Caolan Moore – Bass, Lauren Kelly – Drums ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name? We decided…

April 3, 2015

Introducing #60: Riot Upstairs

Name: Riot Upstairs Formed:  2013 Hometown: Derry/L’Derry Genre: Alternative Rock Line-up: Hannah Richardson, Caolan Moore, John Goodman & Ella De Nijs ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? Our band name came about in 2013 when we had a…

March 27, 2015

Introducing #59: Cadaver Club

Name: Cadaver Club Formed:  2012 Hometown: Fermanagh Genre: Funeral Punk Line-up: Mister Crowe (vocals), Boom Chic Chic (Bass), Dirge (Guitar), Draggle (Drums) ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ What’s the story behind your stage name? Stage name? What stage name? – Mr. Crowe…

September 26, 2014

Introducing #58: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors

  Name: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Formed: 2014 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Rock Line-up: Barry Allen (Guitar, Vocals), Tom Finney (Lead Guitar),  Sean Morales (Bass) & Michael Hanvey (Drums) ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ What’s the story behind your stage name? The band used to be called…

September 18, 2014

Introducing #57: Plain Zebra

Name: Plain Zebra Formed: 2011/2012 Hometown: Derry Genre: Blues, Folk, Indie Line-up: Graham Baldrick (guitars, vocals, percussion), Michael McCafferty (Bass, Vocals), Vadim Zeberg (Vocals, Harmonica, Electric Accordion) ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ What’s the story behind your stage name?…

August 29, 2014

INTRODUCING #56 – Jessica Doherty

  Name: Jessica DohertyFormed:  2013 Hometown: Derry Genre: Acoustic Singer-Songwriter What They Say: “A diligent & focused young talent with massive potential. An artist you’ll no doubt be hearing a lot about in the future.” –  Chordblossom.com ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ What’s the story behind your…

August 22, 2014