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WHAT IS it about Scotland and indie music? This is the nation which has given the genre many of its defining bands - Belle and Sebastian, Teenage Fanclub, Camera Obscura, and of course The Vaselines.
Next Thursday, April 7 at 8pm, Mayo Movie World presents the Foo Fighters Back and Forth which chronicles the 16 year history of the Foo Fighters: From the band's first songs created as cassette demos Dave Grohl recorded during his tenure as Nirvana's drummer, through its ascent to their Grammy-winning, multi-platinum, arena and stadium headlining status as one of the biggest rock bands on the planet.
FOO FIGHTERS: Back & Forth, a major new feature length documentary on the band will be screened at the Galway Omniplex on Thursday April 7 at 8pm.
WHEN THE Deans released their debut album in 2008, they were a hard rocking, fretboard burning, blues band, but the last year has seen them evolve into an altogether different kind of rock’n’roll animal.
THERE IS A certain symmetry at work in the career of Teenage Fanclub. Their debut album A Catholic Education was released independently in 1990 and since then things have come full circle. Twenty years on from that debut comes the band’s 10th album, the wonderful Shadows, also released independently.
THE GERMANS have a word for it - Gesamtkunstwerk - the ‘total work of art’ or ‘synthesis of the arts’, where a variety of different art forms go into creating one major piece of work.
By popular request, in association with Finbar Hoban Presents, three bands again aim to provide the finest of music while helping to raise funds for CARI (Children At Risk in Ireland).
“TWO HOUSEHOLDS both alike in dignity, In fair Verona where we lay our scene. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life.”
THE VON Bondies are from Michigan but aren’t really into The Stooges. They are called ‘garage rock’ but don’t play that kind of music. They always have two women in the band, but it’s not a gimmick. It’s no wonder band leader Jason Stollsteimer feels he has a point to prove.
NOW THAT we are in a recession, people are casting their minds back to the bleak 1980s and early 1990s when, as Tommy Tiernan said “you couldn’t get a job if you tried”.