• Stream: A Bad Cavalier – Moving On

    Almost two years on from unveiled his debut EP, Ex Libris, Niall Kennedy and his band AKA A Bad Cavalier have went several steps further with with their stupendous new single, ‘Moving On’. A nigh on four-minute slab of deliciously tight, totally triumphant alt-pop, the track is the follow-up to the band’s July single ‘I’m a Wreck’. Judging by the awesome trajectory of his output to date, a forthcoming full-length release is something we would very happily lap up indeed. Stream the single below via Bandcamp. Moving On by A Bad Cavalier

  • A Bad Cavalier @ Lavery’s, Belfast

    And So I Watch You From Afar guitarist Niall Kennedy’s A Bad Cavalier will play our first free live show as part of our weekly stint at Belfast’s Laverys Back Bar on Tuesday, February 24. Also featuring tunes from yours truly until late, the intimate performance will be followed be a draw for two tickets to Slane 2015. Just turn up on the night to be entered. Go here for the show’s Facebook event page and check out A Bad Cavalier in action below.

  • Monday Mixtape: Niall Kennedy (ASIWYFA, A Bad Cavalier)

    In the first of a new regular feature (weekly, in fact, would you believe?) And So I Watch You From Afar axeman and A Bad Cavalier main man Niall Kennedy delivers his wonderfully eclectic Monday Mixtape. Serious tunes ahoy – Niall, take the reigns… “This is the sort of playlist I’d make for a big drive. It includes a lot of my favourite tunes and is nice and varied. It’s good to keep things interesting so you don’t fall asleep when you’re driving – never good! It’s got some of my new favourite bands like PUP and Grouplove, some epic rock…

  • Inbound: A Bad Cavalier

    In the latest installment of Inbound, Brian Coney talks to And So I Watch You From Afar guitarist and ex-Panama Kings frontman Niall Kennedy about his (essentially) new solo project A Bad Cavalier, the release of his superb debut EP, Ex Libris, and trying to make the time to make the whole solo thing work. Hi Niall. You’ve just released Ex Libris, your first solo release under the moniker A Bad Cavalier. How long has it been in the making? It’s been in the making for quite a while now. I started A Bad Cavalier when I was 16 and I have been…

  • EP Stream: A Bad Cavalier – Ex Libris

    Ex-Panama Kings frontman and current And So I Watch You From Afar guitarist Niall Kennedy has unveiled his wonderful debut solo EP under the music-making moniker A Bad Cavalier. Having been recording songs for the project the last 14 years, the four-track Ex Libris is the first A Bad Cavalier release, recorded in Belfast and largely mixed and mastered on the road in Europe and America. Stream or pay a minimum of £3 for the EP below.