Latest book from Hope Collective is a collection of great gig memories from Punks and friends
Brogan was an amateur footballer and while his career outside sport may have been assisted with his prowess on the pitch it is amazing to think how much time and investment goes into playing at the top.
Tonight’s show is one with a difference. I get to share some stories with Ed Wenn from Dealing With Damage. We each pick a song and then the next one needs to have some connection with the last. One way of publicizing Ed’s latest bands new release on vinyl. Their excellent album from last year which was originally on cd and download only is being made available soon from Little Rocket Records on vinyl.
Sounding like they have brought a Sons of Southern Ulster album and travelled back in time to the West Coast Hardcore scene of the 80's there is something very appealing in the Long Knives
Here is Shane’s tale, it could be you or I but here is what has happened to this one guy who also happened to be fortunate enough to play football for his county.
So we are back – finishing off our chat with Michael Murphy about Futurama 1981. 2 young Dublin Punks venture to England for the first time to see a 2 day festival of punk and post punk acts. Challenging their visions of music and opening up the world of punk rock ingredients as they were amazed by the sounds and vision of the festival.
Northern Irish punk rock veterans announce a virtual meet up due to the restrictions around live music which has hampered their March plans
A slightly different Hope Show this week. We are going with a spin off - called Gab Fest for now. The idea is to chat to people about gigs or bands that meant something to them. Of course where would I turn to first but to Michael Murphy to talk about his early introduction to … Continue reading Gab Fest – a new Hope Show Spin off
A punk compilation of hope for better times where we can gather, sing some songs, smile and create that better world.
UK Punk band MC16 with their new single about about the evolution or de-evolution of protest
Cian has taken hardcore punk to a personal level and has created something unfiltered, pure and truly something he can claim his own. Keep an eye on Poser; something special is happening here.