Blog of radio presenter, producer and writer Vanessa Monaghan AKA NESSY

Steps announce Ultimate Tour

In what will definitely be the most poptastic thing about 2012, Steps have announced a UK and Irish Tour in support of their greatest hits album, The Ultimate Collection. I still think that the intro to their first album ‘Step One’ is one of the greatest pop intro/build ups EVER! Steps will play The Odyssey...

Free Music Monday 10/10/2011: David Lynch

This week’s Free Music comes from a man who is, basically, a genius. From Twin Peaks,Mulholland Drive to his Playstation Adverts, Lynch has proved himself to think outside the block. Following many collaborations over the years, Lynch finally is about to release his debut album ‘Crazy Clown Time’ in November. The title track is available...

Laughter Lounge Reveal Festive Office Party Stats

Yep! It looks like the evil that is Christmas is about to take over everything in the next while…According to emailsanta, at the time of writing there are 79 sleeps til Christmas. But I have to say this is quite clever marketing! Here we go.. People who watch the movie ‘Elf’ are 3 times more...

RTɒs Big Music Week runs across all platforms from October 10th to 15th to celebrate all music RTÉ brings to its audience through radio, television and live performances as well as through its online services. Here’s a glimpse of what you can look forward to. RTÉ/RAAP (Recorded Artists Actors Performance) will announce the winner of...

Tune of the Week 07/10/2011: Nancy Sinatra

This song has been going through my head all day! Quite honestly, this masterpiece deserves to be tune of the week. And yes, I need new boots! From 1966, this week’s Tune of the week is Nancy Sinatra and ‘These boots were made for Walkin’.

Darklight 2011: Strictly Roots – Talks and Discussions

Darklight takes place in Dublin this year between 20th -22nd October. One of the things I love about it are the talks and discussions that go on over the weekend. Here’s a look at what’s happening: D.I.Y Friday 21 October 2011, 2.30pm The Factory, Grand Canal Dock A symposium of workshops & discussions on the...

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