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The Lost Brothers

Some say The Lost Brothers sound like a ragged Everly Brothers. Others say they sound like The Lost Brothers. It is said that The Lost Brothers formed three years…

Glen Hansard

The Irish success story of 2007, Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová’s remarkable year was last month rounded off by an Oscar nomination for ‘Once’ – the low budget Irish…

Bryce & Aaron Dessner

Aaron and Bryce Dessner are twin brothers and members of the rock band The National. Aaron Dessner writes the majority of the music for The National. The brothers are…

Bell X1

Bell X1 were named after the first aircraft to break the sound barrier, flown in 1947 by Chuck Yeager. Jagermeister is a particularly evil spirit that has no place…

Iarla O'Lionáird

Iarla O’Lionáird grew up and learned his craft in the musical heartland of Cúil Aodha in the West Cork Gaeltacht. From his iconic early recording of the vision song…

Colum McCann

Colum McCann is the author of two collections of short stories and five novels, including “This Side of Brightness,”"Dancer” and “Zoli,” all of which were international best-sellers. His newest…

Joseph O' Connor

Joseph O’Connor was born in Dublin. He is the author of the novels Cowboys and Indians (short-listed for the Whitbread Prize), Desperadoes, The Salesman, Inishowen, Star of the Sea…

Martin Hayes

Martin Hayes was born in 1961 in Maghera, Co. Clare, into a musical family; his grandmother played concertina, his uncle Paddy Canny was national fiddle champion and his father…

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Born in Dublin, and now living in a home for the bewildered, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is an international peculiarity. He makes awesome music from fiddles and is known to…

Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon was born and raised in Brattleboro, Vermont by folk musicians Peter and Mary Alice Amidon. He has released three albums of radically re-worked folksongs: “But This Chicken…

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson is one of today’s premier performance artists. Known primarily for her multimedia presentations she has cast herself in roles as varied as visual artist, composer, poet, photographer,…

Doveman

Doveman is 27-year old Thomas Bartlett and a select group of collaborators. When listening to this music you should keep in mind artists such as Frederic Chopin, Cat Power,…

Paul Muldoon

Paul Muldoon’s main collections of poetry are New Weather (1973), Mules (1977), Why Brownlee Left (1980), Quoof (1983), Meeting The British (1987), Madoc: A Mystery (1990), The Annals of…

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle has written many books, including THE COMMITMENTS (1987), PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA (1993) and, most recently, BULLFIGHTING (2011), a collection of stories. His version of Gogol’s…

Martha Wainwright

With a hugely expressive voice and an arsenal of powerful songs, Martha is a beguiling entertainer and a refreshingly different, new force in music. Martha is the daughter of…

Jape

Since winning the Choice Music Prize in 2008 for the critically acclaimed ‘Ritual’, Jape has toured extensively and has been quietly producing an array of new material, songs that…