It’s not often we get to eavesdrop on the entreaties between Mallorcan and Irish music, but Felip Carbonell has wrought something speci(...)

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is no stranger to musical odyssey, having composed the soundtracks to Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, (...)

The intuitive quality of the harmonies on the Whileaways’ debut collection suggest a sibling kinship, but it’s marriage and friendship that bi(...)

Delicate intricacies define this beautiful collection from fiddle player Steve Larkin and harmonica player Mick Kinsella. Fiddle and harmonica make(...)

To think that The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Dirty Old Town came from the same writer is testament to the three dimensional qualities that(...)

Re-releases can sometimes falter as they struggle to find purchase in another time, another place, but Dermot Byrne’s 1995 solo recording is a time(...)

Intimacy and intuition are at the heart of this radiant collection. Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Nollaig Casey and Mairéad Ní Chathasaigh are already (...)

For an instrument known for its picking, recently we’ve witnessed an unpicking of the banjo – with some notable results. In 2013 we had the ple(...)

Australian roots rock outfit The Waifs have had their share of in-house rivalries (between sisters Donna Simpson and Vikki Thorn) but their seventh(...)

Spartan clarity defines this debut solo album from a Down-born, Cork-based fiddler. This is music for the wee small hours when, as Seamus Sands says h(...)