First–Listen Feedback – 12th May 2017

Welcome to first–listen feedback, the first of the series in our new music segment. The concept of this weekly series is to give you the first opinions of our writers when they hear the newest single. Each writer can hear the song once and then must give their very first, honest, reaction. Week one contains…

Interview: Beoga

Over the past ten, fifteen, even twenty years traditional Irish music has been on a steady decline. There was once a time when Irish music dominated the radio, musicians could make a good living off it and were well known across the country, and people were interested in it. People were experimenting with traditional instruments…