Author Archives: Cathal McBride

Wire – Silver/Lead

April 3rd, 2017 | by Cathal McBride

Wire have always been a band more interested in looking forward than back. On returning from their first hiatus in …


Tinariwen – Elwan

February 9th, 2017 | by Cathal McBride

It’s fair to say that in our Western-centric music industry, few artists from an African country like Mali tend to …


New Pope – Love

January 31st, 2017 | by Cathal McBride

Galway’s New Pope AKA David Boland, hasn’t been around long, but he doesn’t waste any time. Released with little fanfare on …


17 For ’17: New Pagans

January 19th, 2017 | by Cathal McBride

While new bands are The Thin Air’s raison d’être, new bands full of familiar faces are always a particularly mouthwatering …


Inbound: Hiva Oa

December 15th, 2016 | by Cathal McBride

Despite having released a debut album and EP back in 2012 while based in Edinburgh, Hiva Oa had gone pretty …



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