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My Top Thirteen - Reflective Songs for a Summer Evening

This was meant to be a ten, but I just couldn’t leave any of the songs out. In the same series though.

They are songs with their roots in folk, but few would be classified purely as folk. 250 more words


Bon Iver's First Live Set In Three Years Is Now Available To Watch Online

Bon Iver played the headlining set at his personally curated festival-cum-hometown celebration Eaux Claires Festival. Beyond the notable fact that Justin Vernon put together an entire festival to celebrate his tiny Wisconsin home, his set as Bon Iver was his first live performance in three years and included… 156 more words


II: Eaux Claires Festival: Afternoon

On a cold March night, I found a video of The Staves and Justin Vernon singing Make It Holy.

It was early in the month: the time of year when spring seems both impossibly near and far. 1,888 more words

My Writing


I’ve loved The Staves ever since I listened to “Mexico” for the first time. Once I’ve listened to “In The Long Run” and “Icarus” as well, I was hooked. 29 more words


East India Youth, Ham Sandwich & more join Other Voices Electric Picnic 2015 line-up

Other Voices have announced the first batch of artists set to play their stage at this year’s Electric Picnic festival. 

Following Other Voices stellar line-up at last year’s Electric Picnic, the landmark RTÉ music show have now confirmed several acts fro their 2015 stage at Stradbally this September. 111 more words


Day 326 - The Staves

I’m going to keep going on my folk kick for a couple more days if you’ll indulge me (and to be honest, even if you don’t, I’m going to do it anyway). 52 more words