Music & Words

Indie music blog. Their music, our words, in perfect harmony.

Heartfelt rock from Ireland with Winter Heart

Guest contributor Claudi is bringing you Ireland’s Winter Heart.

16 August, 2016 · Leave a comment

Americana from Ireland: Jamie Stanton #music365 #day32

After listening to some of the Saturday acts of Ireland’s Indiependence festival from afar (having my heart bleed for not being there), among those leaving a lasting impression was Jamie Stanton. With … Continue reading

1 August, 2016 · 1 Comment

What do you see when you look at the top 20 singles of Spain, Ireland, UK and USA?

Sales charts are important: it’s where the money talks, it’s where the most well-known and most profitable acts reside (for now at least). So it’s always interesting to take a … Continue reading

5 June, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ryan Sheridan #30bandsin30days

Another busker from Ireland. Ryan was spotted busking on Grafton Street in Dublin and managed to get himself a record deal, which lead to the release of his first single … Continue reading

21 April, 2016 · 3 Comments

Featured gigs for next week (10-16th of August) #LiveItUp

My favourite gigs this week span again from indie to jazz – although I rarely venture into the latter, one does need it from time to time!

9 August, 2015 · Leave a comment

4×4 at the Ruby sessions

An Australian and a Hungarian go into a bar in Dublin… It could easily be one of those dumb jokes but what do you know, it’s my life.

7 August, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Riptide Movement

I stumbled across this interview with Malachy Tuohy, the singer-songwriter of The Riptide Movement. He was asked about the inspirations behind the songs, my favourite topic when it comes to … Continue reading

7 January, 2015 · 2 Comments

O Emperor, sea, obdurate

Word of the Day Obdurate adj. Stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or course of action. Band of the Day: O Emperor The 5-piece band from Waterford has two albums … Continue reading

4 January, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kylemore love story

Fictional story based on my current visit to Ireland’s Kylemore Abbey that truly has a romantic history. “Kylemore built this to the memory of his wife who died young” – … Continue reading

11 July, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is it a comeback? :)

I’ve been rather quiet on this blog mostly because I was focusing on so many other things but also because my muse was on holiday. Until that is, I myself … Continue reading

11 July, 2014 · Leave a comment

Music and Photos: Woven by Ian O’Doherty

It all started with a random facebook post. One of the smaller Irish music pages I’m following put up a video with Ian O’Doherty playing unplugged. And I was thinking, … Continue reading

9 June, 2014 · Leave a comment

Music and Photos: Stars in My Eyes by The Original Rudeboys

Dublin is famous for its busking culture. Every musician played on the streets at one time in their career and it definitely gives a certain edge for the visitors as … Continue reading

8 June, 2014 · Leave a comment

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