Monthly Archives: December 2009

December Playlist

Seeing as I spend most my time browsing through the Hype Machine and lastfm or looking up the soundtracks to films/tv shows I’ve decided I might as well document some of the best tunes I discover so here is the … Continue reading

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A European Masterclass

It was just so typically Munster. McGahn’s side had failed to impress all season, O’Gara’s conversion rate loitered below 50%, the scrum was either collapsing or retreating, the pack looked jaded, the backs ponderous. The writing was on the wall, having scraped … Continue reading

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F*cking Good Buttons

Last Wednesday experimental two-piece Fuck Buttons brought their unpredictable live show to Cork’s Crane Lane Theatre. For some inexplicable reason it was my first visit to what is definitely one of the city’s best venues. I’d heard much about the Bristol duo … Continue reading

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Here’s to Heineken

I genuinely feel like I owe Heineken something at this stage. Not only did I experience great gigs in both Carlow and last night in the Cork Opera House, but in Marina and the Diamonds and The Kissaway Trail I have … Continue reading

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They’re the Shit and I’m Knee-Deep in it

Having  supported Modest Mouse in Dublin and Galway, Frightened Rabbit ventured south to Cork last Sunday where they were warmly welcomed as the night’s main event. I saw the Scottish 6-piece in Cyprus Avenue last April and was blown away by … Continue reading

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Another to Add to the List

Last night I finally got around to watching Almost Famous. It was nearly an ordeal to force myself to sit down and watch it. You know those films you have to see, and you know your gonna like, but it’s … Continue reading

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