So for GabFest *3 myself and Michael have decided to start where music started for us 1976. We chat about the times and the influence many of these bands had.
Buddyfest is an annual celebration of punk rock and alternative noise being brought to the Dublin public by the excellent people behind Buddycore. Some amount of work has gone into assembling a line up across two days in Drop Deat Twice. It is a celebration of the underground in Dublin and to celebrate its existence … Continue reading Tunes for the Week: Stop! Stop! Start Again – Buddyfest
This weeks Thursday tunes come courtesy of Gordie Walker from Protex. 40 years after they releaswed their debut 7" on Good Vibrations Protex are down from Belfast on Friday night for a promising gig with the objectorz, Shrug Life and Blackpitts Wildhearted outsider interviewed the band here last year. Madam George (Van Morrison) https://youtu.be/xrOgYjp20j0 Alternative … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Protex
At major record labels you can find a curious breed. They are called A&R people. Their job is to find new acts, sign, then, develop them, and keep them constantly motivated and inspired to make great music. Even better for the label - to make music that sells. A&R people get paid to find acts. … Continue reading Dublin’s D.I.Y. A&R Man: The Eugene Connolly Interview Part 2