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Limerick musician Niamh Dunne on Ed Sheeran’s new album

Limerick musician Niamh Dunne on Ed Sheeran’s new album

| January 12, 2017

TRAD band Beoga describe themselves as “four Nordy lads and a Limerick lass”. That lass is Niamh Dunne. She sings and plays fiddle with Beoga who recorded with Ed Sheeran at his studio in the UK during the Summer. In an interview with BBC Radio One. Sheeran confirmed that Beoga had spent a week in […]

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Rusangano Family make Choice Music Prize shortlist

Rusangano Family make Choice Music Prize shortlist

| January 11, 2017

THE shortlist of ten albums for the RTE Choice Music Prize was announced today on 2fm. Limerick Clare act, Rusangano Family are among the ten acts selected. Now in its 12th year, the Choice Music Prize celebrates and acknowledge the best in Irish albums released in the previous 12 months. Limerick and Clare hip hop/world/soul […]

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Limerick musician Niamh Dunne contributes to Ed Sheeran’s new album

Limerick musician Niamh Dunne contributes to Ed Sheeran’s new album

| January 9, 2017

DESCRIBING themselves as four Nordy lads and a Limerick lass, trad band Beoga have confirmed that the group will feature on Ed Sheeran’s new album ÷ (divide). Niamh Dunne from Limerick sings and plays fiddle with the group who recorded new tracks with Ed Sheeran at his studio during the Summer in the UK. The band […]

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Rubberbandits feature on T2: Trainspotting soundtrack

Rubberbandits feature on T2: Trainspotting soundtrack

| January 9, 2017

LIMERICK’S Rubberbandits feature on the soundtrack to T2: Trainspotting, the sequel to the 1996 iconic film. The original film spawned one of 1990’s best selling and most influential soundtrack albums featuring Lust for Life by Iggy Pop, Perfect Day by Lou Reed and the dance anthem Born Slippy from Underworld. The new film and soundtrack […]

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New Video for Windings track ‘Boring’

New Video for Windings track ‘Boring’

| January 4, 2017

LIMERICK group Windings have released a new video for their track ‘Boring’. It is the third track to be released from the current album Be Honest and Fear Not. The video, made by Philip Shanahan, was compiled from footage shot during the recording sssions in Attica Audio in Donegal. Boring is a short, sharp attack of a […]

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#newmusic Mizdrea

#newmusic Mizdrea

| December 26, 2016

LIMERICK act Mizdrea (aka Sandra Drea) has seen her profile rise with the release in 2016 of her electronic influenced debut ‘The Reason’. The catchy/ pop/ dance earworm was written by Mizdrea bass player and collaborator Andy Mooney after the pair began writing together, says Sandra. “Andy wrote the song about me and my belief […]

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Best of Limrock indie at Seoda Shows Party

Best of Limrock indie at Seoda Shows Party

| December 23, 2016

This cheery crew of Limrock legends pictured (Windings) waiting for their Christmas dinner will headline this year’s Seoda Shows Shindig on December 26. Windings will be joined by a electric line-up of the city’s finest indie noiseniks Slow Riot, FONDA and Cruiser with DJ Tom Fitz spinning the Termights classics. Some Limerick musicians will assemble […]

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A Limerick Christmas Comedy Opera

A Limerick Christmas Comedy Opera

| December 23, 2016

RAY Murphy is well known to music lovers as a drummer with his mainstay band Iron Mountain and other musical projects. The Limerickman also loves is comedy opera and has created a series of video shorts with working partner Daithí Magnier. Ray (aka Bertie and Ann Clermont) and Daithí (aka Michael Michaelson and Declan Dallas) […]

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Headliner for Limerick singer/songwriter Nile St. James #musiclimerick #live

Headliner for Limerick singer/songwriter Nile St. James #musiclimerick #live

| November 16, 2016

Limerick singer/ songwriter Nile St. James presents a new set of original music and a preview of his debut EP titled ‘Meraki’ at his premier headline show. The 23 year-old folk/ soul singer will be holding his first headline show in Dolan’s Pub on Sunday December 4. This gig heralds a national tour for the young […]

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#musiclimerick – New record shop opens in Limerick city centre

#musiclimerick – New record shop opens in Limerick city centre

| November 11, 2016

LIMERICK city centre has a record shop once again. Steamboat Records opened its door on Monday November 7 at 51 Thomas Street. The store carries a fine selection of Limerick-made recordings, Windings, Foxjaw and Anna’s Anchor to name a few. Steamboat Records has been opened by Mark Carey of Steamboat Music on Steamboat Quay and […]

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