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Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 5 Playlist and Podcast: 24/08/2011 2

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 5 Playlist and Podcast: 24/08/2011

This week I was focusing on the Electric Picnic, looking at some of the musicians that are playing as well as some of the Arty things that are happening over the weekend, Oh and I got an...

OK Go do The Muppet Theme 0

OK Go do The Muppet Theme

Everyone loves The Muppets. OK Go, My Morning Jacket, Weezer and Andrew Bird amongst others have got together for a Muppet tribute ‘The Green Album’. You can listen to the album in its entirety on NPR.org Here’s...

Interview with Nightbox 1

Interview with Nightbox

Within what seems like a couple of weeks, Nightbox have got their name around the Irish blogosphere and have also managed to land top festival slots at Electric Picnic, Reading and Leeds. I caught with brothers Nick...

This Club: I Won’t Worry (Video) 0

This Club: I Won’t Worry (Video)

If I’m not mistaken once upon a different lifetime there was a band named Hoarsebox who morphed into This Club, recorded a dancey poppy tune called I Won’t Worry and made a video for it in Temple...

Free Music Monday 22/08/2011: Caan 0

Free Music Monday 22/08/2011: Caan

This week’s recommended free legal music comes from Caan, formerly one third of the brilliant Ou Est Le Swimming Pool. This version of ‘Surround’ is the Faith SFX and J Vibes remix. Check out Caan’s first single...

Engage Arts Festival, Bandon 0

Engage Arts Festival, Bandon

It’s great to see so many cultural events happening and here’s an event I hadn’t heard of before. Taking place over 22nd-26th of September the Engage Arts Festival takes place in Bandon, Co. Cork, which coincidentally crosses...