Category : Introducing

Introducing #16 – Nathan Reid

After travelling Europe and becoming a student of Pierre Bensusan, Nathan Reid now only has one goal. To compose and perform the most beautiful, emotional and captivating music possible. Whilst continuing to push and develop the boundaries of the acoustic…

March 26, 2013

Introducing #15 – Justin Black

Justin Black is an incredibly talented American Singer/Songwriter now living in Northern Ireland. A Prolific Writer and Persistent Live Performer; Justin recently released his second full length record – Faith Over Hope – to massively positive reviews and the occasional…

March 23, 2013

Introducing #14 – Those Ghosts

THOSE GHOSTS are such a brand new band that they haven’t even played their first show yet! (that happens on March 16 at Dicey Reillys in Strabane). We were so impressed with their debut EP that we just had to grab…

March 13, 2013

Introducing #13 – August

August are Jonny Everett. JB McNicholl & Eunan McLaughlin. A very promising outfit that have literally just released their debut single. Keeping it absolutely DIY; the band wrote and produced the song themselves, and this DIY approach is one that they are fully intending…

March 4, 2013

Introducing #12 – Gin Craze

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. “Gin Craze” was actually a period of history ( first half of the 18th century ) in Great Britain, where the consumption of Gin increased so rapidly, that the Government had…

February 8, 2013

Introducing #11 – Birds of Chicago

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. Here’s the story. We love birds. We live in Chicago. Wait – that’s not interesting at all! It is, however the truth…. it was originally going to be just the name…

February 5, 2013

Introducing #10 – Forest Fires

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. When we formed everything happened quite quickly in terms of writing and recording so there was a 3 week period where we had the songs, but no name and as such…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #9 – The British IBM

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. We’re named after a line of dialogue from the BBC film Micro Men. It’s a dramatisation of the rivalry between Acorn and Sinclair in the eighties and how the founders; Clive…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #8 – Mutiny on the Bounty

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. Nicolas (Guitar) : This is probably the question we’re getting asked the most since we formed the band. The “Mutiny on the Bounty” was a mutiny aboard the British Royal Navy ship…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #7 – Skies Fell

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. David : The name, Skies Fell, is a very subtle reference to a film but it’s really just something that we all liked the tone of. A sort of post-apocalyptic vibe. Where…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #6 – Astralnaut

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. It was a matter of great debate in the band for a long time, which I suppose served us well because there was a mystery involved among our friends and people…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #5 – Miccoli

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. Sorry! nothing interesting to tell here; it’s our surname (which is Italian). ▶ When did the band form and how long did it take to find the bands own sound?  We formed…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #4 – Sweet Taste

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. I (Niall) met Chris (Guitar) in 2009, after having met on a N.I music forum. He brought his acoustic guitar to my then girlfriend’s house and we spent an afternoon playing…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #3 – Rupert Stroud

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. I’m Rupert Stroud. I’m an Alternative acoustic singer / songwriter from West Yorkshire. ▶ When did the band form and how long did it take to find the bands own sound?  I…

November 19, 2012

Introducing #2 – Dylan Mondegreen

▶ Tell us the interesting story behind the bands moniker. Mondegreen means misheard lyrics, and well, a Dylan mondegreen refers to misheard Bob Dylan lyrics. It wasn’t my intention that people should believe it’s a person’s name, but it seems like…

November 19, 2012