Search Results for 'Counterculture of the 1960s'

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The Shacks - psychedelic dream-pop gems

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THERE ARE times when The Shacks' music sounds like some long forgotten, but thankfully now resurrected, psychedelic pop gems from the mid-1960s, except its modern, made by two people aged under 22.

Album review: The Shacks

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OVER THE last 10 years indie music has rediscovered and re-explored 1990s genres, but it is rare to see young musicians going back any further than that. Recently however, a new series of disparate bands - School Damage, Mermaidens, Starcrawler, and now The Shacks - have delved into different aspects of sixties and seventies rock, delivering fresh new presentations of those forms.

How to get the perfect smile without anybody knowing

Invisalign clear braces are the most discreet way of teeth straightening without using brackets or wires. Their virtually invisible nature makes them very popular with adults, but they are suitable for anyone over the age of 13.

Album review: Neil Young + Promise Of The Real

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LIKE 2006's Living With War, this is Shakey's immediate response to current events. Whereas the latter album was about the Bush presidency and the 'War On Terror', The Visitor centres on Trump's first year in office.

Public lecture on Che Guevara next week

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Fifty years on from his execution by Bolivian Special Forces and the CIA, Che Guevara remains an icon, and inspiration, and a contested and controversial figure, and he will be the subject of a public talk in Galway.

If you’re buying a kitchen, you would simply be mad not to meet us!

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The kitchen is the new living and dining room. You no longer slave alone over the proverbial stove, instead your friends pile in, pour wine and give good gossip! As for the dining room? It’s been relegated along with the silver to the distant starched-white past!

Album review: Neil Young

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SINCE SHAKEY opened up his archives, a treasure trove of magnificent, mostly live, albums, have been flowing out to us grateful fans over the past decade. The latest in this series is an unreleased studio work - Hitchhiker.

The poet who went mad on Inishboffin

In 1959 the poet Richard Murphy renovated the black-sailed Ave Maria, a traditional Galway hooker, which he used to ferry visitors to Inishboffin, and for a day’s fishing. Over the years the poet, the boat and the magnificent landscape attracted a flotsam and jetsam of humanity, many of a literary kind.

Ella West shortlisted for Irish Hair and Beauty Awards

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Salons and businesses across Ireland have been selected by members of the public to compete for an award at this year’s Irish Hair and Beauty Awards.

Take a Long Strange Trip with the Grateful Dead

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THE GRATEFUL Dead's music "touches on ground that most other groups don't even know exists," said Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye; while Allmusic.com called them, "the ultimate cult band, creating a self-styled universe all their own".

 

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