New Releases of the Week (14 July 2020)

Niamh Regan

New Releases of the Week (14 July 2020)

A round-up of recent albums, EPs, singles and podcasts including Niamh Regan, Wyvern Lingo, The SíFiddlers, Daithí, Anna Murray, The Bonk, And So I Watch You From Afar, MuRli, and more.

Niamh Regan – How About That Coffee?
Galway singer/songwriter Niamh Regan’s new single ‘How About That Coffee?’ is the latest from her upcoming album Hemet, due to be released 10 August via new label Black Gate Records. Purchase the track here: https://niamhregan2.bandcamp.com/track/how-about-that-coffee

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Wyvern Lingo – Don’t Say It
Wyvern Lingo’s new single ‘Don’t Say It’ is their first release since their 2018 self-titled album. ‘Don’t Say It’ is the first offering from their upcoming album to be released on Rubyworks. Purchase the track here: https://orcd.co/dontsayit

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The SíFiddlers – SíFiddlers
The SíFiddlers are a group of thirteen female Donegal fiddlers – Bríd Harper, Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, Liz Doherty, Tara Connaghan, Clare Friel, Aisling Drost-Byrne, Theresa Kavanagh, Claire Gallagher, Melanie Houton, Roisin McGrory, Clodagh Warnock, Denise Boyle, Eimear McColgan – and this is their debut, self-titled album. Purchase the record on Bandcamp: https://thesifiddlers.bandcamp.com/releases 

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Cubs – Frozen Waterfall
Psychedelic folk group Cubs have just released their third album Frozen Waterfall on Rusted Rail records. Purchase it on Bandcamp: https://rustedrail.bandcamp.com/album/frozen-waterfall

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Daithí – How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic
Electronic artist Daithí has just released ‘How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic’, featured in the short film of the same name and premiered last week at the Galway Film Fleadh. Purchase Daithí’s music here: https://daithi.bandcamp.com/

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MuRli – Till the Wheels Fall Off
This seven-track EP from Limerick-based rap artist and producer MuRli is a follow-up to his 2019 release The Intangibles. Till the Wheels Fall Off is available on Bandcamp only, where it can be purchased digitally or on CD and tape: https://murli.bandcamp.com/

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Sisterix – The Family
The latest song from rock duo Sisterix ‘The Family’ discusses the history of institutional abuse in Ireland and is their third release this year so far. Listen on Spotify below. For more, visit https://twitter.com/sisterixband.

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And So I Watch You From Afar – Successors
Successors is the latest release from instrumental rock band And So I Watch You From Afar. This three-track EP is their first release of new music since 2017’s The Endless Shimmering. Purchase on Bandcamp: https://asiwyfa.bandcamp.com/

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The Bonk – Fool Me Twice
The Bonk is the musical project of Waterford musician and songwriter Philip Christie. With influences of jazz, 60s garage and experimental pop, this single is part of the EP Songs For The Mean Time Vol. 1, which can be purchased on Bandcamp: https://thebonk.bandcamp.com/album/songs-for-the-mean-time-vol-1-2

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Anna Murray – These Are the First Words I’ve Spoken
Composer Anna Murray’s latest EP is a collection of electronica made from digital synths, beats and samples of organic sounds such as beach waves, gamelan and voices. Purchase the EP on Bandcamp: https://annamurray.bandcamp.com/

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Jack Rua – Narcissus
Glam-pop artist Jack Rua has just release his debut album Narcissus, an eight-track record which blends pop with electronic dance and rock and explores the artist’s experience of becoming a young, queer adult. Purchase the album on Bandcamp: https://jackrua.bandcamp.com/releases

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Moon Looks On – Razor Wire Skies
Folk-inspired act Moon Looks On have just released the single ‘Razor Wire Skies’ on AMS Records. Listen below on Spotify. 

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Tradcast with Therese – Recording an Album with Jack Talty
Tradcast with Therese is a new traditional music industry podcast. Launched on 26 June, there is a new episode each week and this week’s guest is Jack Talty.

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Published on 10 July 2020

 

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