Sandy Wright/Various Artists, The Songs of Sandy Wright, Navigator Recordings (Navigator 23)
Andrew’s Lane Theatre, Dublin6 May 2009The latest incarnation of Somadrone is as a duo comprising its architect Neil O’Connor with Glenn Keating, both playing synthesisers.
Tesla/ LISTEN hEAR Farpoint RecordingsThe brilliance of the Quiet Club, the Cork-based ‘entity’ of Danny McCarthy and Mick O’Shea, is best apprehended live.
Crash Ensemble, Trio Scordatura, Susan Stenger (flute)Temple Bar Galleries, Dublin23 April 2008This concert of music by Phill Niblock – the ‘forgotten minimalist’ – had the feel of a ‘happening’, spread out over the four...
Liam O’Flynn (uileann pipes), Seamus Heaney (poetry)National Concert Hall, Dublin16 March 2008The Poet and the Piper was introduced by Seamus Heaney as an echo of W.B. Yeats’ St Patrick’s Day reading of poetry with music in 1934.
Aphasia Recordings, APHASIA 22The Sound we are now is a CD from a small, artist-run record label in Dublin, Aphasia Recordings.
Various venues, Dublin25-29 October 2007Confucius said: ‘Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.’ After last year’s focus on Ireland, this year’s Dublin Electronic Arts Festival turned its gaze eastwards, its theme being...
IMMA Great Hall5 October 2007Ours is an information age. A tsunami of data surrounds us, overwhelms us, governs us. Ikeda takes streams from this flood and interprets them musically and visually.
Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin11-14 July 2007On arrival the visitor is asked to take a torch from the table beside the entrance to the installation.