Cry Before Dawn. Review. Button Factory October 11 2013

I have always really respected Cry Before Dawn.I first came across them when Mick McCaughan brought them to Trinity when he was Ents Officer. He had a real knack for spotting and supporting talent. And a great big heart that felt everyone should get a chance to listen to music they liked. And if they … Continue reading Cry Before Dawn. Review. Button Factory October 11 2013

Hope Show 40 – the lowdown

hope show 40 the lowdown 1. Minor Threat - Out of Step 2. Lawrence Arms - Kevin Costner's Casino 3. Naked Raygun - Home 4. The Bomb - The Rescue 5. Flies on You - Josephine 6. The Fall - Noise 7. The Membranes - Tatty Seaside Town 8. New Model Army - Lean back … Continue reading Hope Show 40 – the lowdown

The Undertones

Happy Sounds: sad BandNiall Hope played the Undertones last week on his excellent show. That got me thinking about the great band from up north. They are probably in my top ten favourite acts from Ireland. A pop band who made such great and buoyant music.Some of their achievements should be recognised here:The only band … Continue reading The Undertones

Hope Show 39 – The lowdown

Hope Show 39 - The Lowdown I got a New Model Army magazine during the week courtesy of the wild hearted outsider. No bigger fan of that band have i yet to meet. They have a new album coming out oon and will be playing in Ireland in December. Listening to No Rest makes me … Continue reading Hope Show 39 – The lowdown

Hope Show 38 – the lowdown

Hope show 38 - the lowdown 1. The Descendents - Silly Girl 2. Black Flag - 6 Pack 3. Shitty Limits - Smarty Guys 4. BL'AST - Your Eyes 5. Schwartzeneggar - The Way Things Are 6. Annabel - You COuld Be Living Better 7. HDQ - IF Only 8. Mueran Humanos - Give A … Continue reading Hope Show 38 – the lowdown

Hope Show 37 – The lowdown

Hope SHow 37 the Lowdown Pre-All Ireland Football final nerves 1. Brier - Fields of Athenry 2. Luke Kelly - Dublin IN The Rare Oul Times 3. Jinx Lennon - Big Protest Day 4. The Men They Couldn't Hang - Ghosts of Cable Street 5. Beastie Boys - Sabotage 6. Minor Threat - Salad Days … Continue reading Hope Show 37 – The lowdown

Starter for 10

First off the soundtrack was very evocative and captured the highly charged and equally fun times in college in the 80s. Three of the band featured played at Trinity either right before, or while I was there; The Smiths, The Cure and the Psychedelic Furs. It was also great to hear a bit of Paul … Continue reading Starter for 10

Hope Show 36 – the lowdown

Hope Show 36 - the lowdown on tonights show 1. God Is An Astronaut - Reverse World 2. Family PLanning - Sauce Famine 3. The Live Of Millionaires - Stepping Out 4. Saturday Captains - Lost Cargo 5. Sebadoh - Imminent Emergency 6. Mike Watt and J Mascis - What We Do IS Secret 7. … Continue reading Hope Show 36 – the lowdown

Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys s/t Hardly Arts I work in Computers. That means people think I do nothing all day long while I while away my time figuring out how to prevent virus's getting on to people's pc's, or how to accuraterly prevent the 90% of emails that are spam from getting through, or why PC's crawl … Continue reading Jacuzzi Boys

What Richard Did

This was not the film I was expecting.I recall hearing vague pieces of information about it that make me curious.I knew that it might have something to do with a book called Bad Day At Blackrock, which I have not read. A book I suspect had something to do with a real life incident that … Continue reading What Richard Did