Category Archives: Audio

Gavin Friday on new Paul Brady album

Gavin Friday is among the many artists who join Paul Brady on his new album The Vicar Street Sessions, presenting highlights of Brady’s 23-gig run at the Dublin venue 14 years ago. The album also features Van Morrison, Sinéad O’Connor, Ronan Keating, Mark Knopfler and Bonnie Raitt.

The Vicar Street Sessions: Volume 1 will be released on Monday April 27.

“Accents and Prestige” radio documentary

103.2 Dublin City FM is airing the radio documentary “Accents and Prestige”. Produced and presented by Heather MacLeod and Gerard Counihan with support of the BCI Sound and Vision Broadcasting Funding Scheme, “Accents and Prestige” discusses and explores how accent affects our everyday lives, what accent means to us and the psychology behind recognising, mimicking…

Virgin Prunes MP3s available on Amazon.com

Readers based in the USA might be interested to learn that part of the Virgin Prunes back catalogue is available from Amazon MP3 service. Full albums available are: The Moon Looked Down and Laughed, Over the Rainbow, Heresie and A New Form of Beauty. Songs can be purchased either individually from $0.99 or as traditional…

Howie B’s remix of Gavin Friday’s Singin’ in the Rain

Gavin Friday – Singin’ In The Rain (Mixed by Howie B) – Dub Plate, from the Fabric podcast, May 2008. Download it as part of Howie B’s Fabric Podcast from iTunes (UK, but available to all). Gavin’s track appears in part 2 of the podcast, dated 27-05-08. Singin’ in the Rain was originally recorded by…

Rogue’s Gallery reviewed: ‘salty odes’

USA Today: “Aside from a few duds (contributions from Lou Reed and Bryan Ferry seem more suited for a cruise soundtrack), this is premium booty, especially Bono’s A Dying Sailor to His Shipmate, Lucinda Williams’ Bonnie Portmore, Sting’s Blood Red Roses and tracks by Teddy Thompson, Jolie Holland, Joseph Arthur and Rufus Wainwright. The real…