Jake Tiernan

Jake Tiernan is bass-player with the band Turnstiles and writes a blog at https://waxlyrical667328945.wordpress.com. He was a participant in the Journal of Music/Galway City and County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme in 2019.

Every Second Feels Real
After emerging onto the scene in 2017, releasing two EPs and performing at many of Ireland's festivals, pop-grunge four-piece Pillow Queens released their debut album last month. Jake Tiernan reviews.
A Hero's Disruption
It has been an exceptional year for the post-punk Dublin band Fontaines D.C., and this week, just over a year after their debut 'Dogrel', they release their much anticipated second album 'A Hero's Death'. Jake Tiernan reviews.
The Freedom of Finality
In his latest review for our Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Jake Tiernan reviews the final concert by rock quartet Otherkin as part of their farewell tour.
Berating Bystanders
Derry band Touts' rapid-fire sociopolitical commentary resonates with a despondent generation, writes Jake Tiernan, in the second review from our new Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, supported by Galway City and Galway County Arts Offices.