The Life, Times and Musings of Vanessa Monaghan, AKA NESSY

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 17 Playlist and Podcast: 16/11/2011

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 17 Playlist and Podcast: 16/11/2011

Cough, splutter! I apologize for the distinct lack of chat in this week’s show… take a listen and you’ll hear why… I did speak to the lovely Cara Dillon though, here’s what happened: 1. DJ Flip...

The Saw Doctors and Petula Clark: Downtown (Video)

The Saw Doctors and Petula Clark: Downtown (Video)

Last year we nearly had an Irish Christmas number 1 when the country went Rubberbandits mad with ‘Horse Outside’. This year The Saw Doctors have teamed up with 1960’s icon Petula Clark for a reworking of...

Tune of The Week 18/11/2011: Little Comets

Tune of The Week 18/11/2011: Little Comets

I first heard of Little Comets almost two years ago but didn’t get to see them live until earlier this year in The Academy 2, March I think. It didn’t write a review of it for...

Review: Maverick Sabre Live at The Village

Review: Maverick Sabre Live at The Village

Last Saturday night I headed along to The Village to Maverick Sabre, one of the year’s most talked about breaking acts. Opening up for Mav were Rob Kelly and Sons Phonetic. It was a little mad...

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 16 Playlist and Podcast 09/11/11

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 16 Playlist and Podcast 09/11/11

I know, I’m bad, My apologies for not getting this up for now, been busy busy with college.. nearly there thank jebus! In this episode of the Culture Cafe, I had the utmost pleasure of meeting...

Free Music Monday 14/11/11: Speech Debelle

Free Music Monday 14/11/11: Speech Debelle

Speech Debelle is back with ‘Studio Backpack Rap’ the first track released from her sophmore album ‘Freedom of Speech’. I saw her in The Academy 2 just after she won the Mercury Music Prize two years...