Jake Tiernan is from Galway and is 20 years old. He has played bass and guitar since he was 15. Jake co-hosts a radio show on Flirt FM, The In-house Drive-by, which is a weekly music history show, providing listeners with in-depth explorations of a particular group’s origins, discography and influences, focussing mainly on punk and alternative music. He has a particular interest in music as a catalyst for cultural change and is seeking to make a career in music journalism.
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.
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.