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TTA Session #005: Jape


In the first of a short series of videos, our latest live session features Jape AKA Richie Egan performing his latest single, ‘The Heart’s Desire’, in Malmö, Sweden.

‘The Heart’s Desire’ is the first single to be taken from Egan’s forthcoming fifth album, The Chemical Sea. Make sure to check out Richie’s column on the recording of The Heart’s Desire in the January issue of our physical magazine.

As well as Belfast’s Woodworkers on Saturday, March 7, Jape plays the following live dates in January, February and March.


Watch the live session below.

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is a photographer/illustrator from Dublin living in Malmö, Sweden. He played in a band called Connect Four Orchestra in the early 2000's in Dublin. They released a bunch of singles and an album in 2001 and played support for the likes of Fugazi, Blonde Redhead, Superchunk and The Oxes. Even though he has stopped playing for now, his love for music has never stopped. He has worked with The Knife, Jape (of which his photograph is the cover of the Choice Music prize winning album Ocean of Frequency), Somadrone and Ships among others. He likes bass, records and being a dad. Follow Ian on