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Extra strings, strange positions, and surfing

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REDMOND O’TOOLE plays a most unusual guitar in a most unusual way. The Limerick born classical guitarist performs on an eight-stringed version of the instrument and he doesn’t play it across his lap. He plays it upright, as though it were a cello.

Come to wild and raucous life with O’Death

“I DON’T think of our band as a folk band. I think we’re a punk rock band. We know how to have a good time on stage and off,” so declares O’Death bassist Jesse Newman.

The melodic metal behind an enchanting Latin sound

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THE ENERGETIC sound of Túcan could easily be confused with that of a modern Spanish flameco group. With wild contemporary Spanish guitar playing mxed with an obvious passion for heavy metal, this Sligo band have found their niche, and are expanding and tweaking it at a rapid rate. Formed by Donal Gunne and Pearse Feeney from Sligo, the duo have been playing up and down the country for the last couple of years. As a duo playing Spanish guitar it is easy to compare them to the country’s most loved Spanish guitar duo, Rodrigo y Gabrielle, and this only compliments their level of ability. With similar style influences from classic and progressive rock to trad, and the somewhat bizarre mixture of gypsy guitar legends like Django Reinhardt, with progressive rock band Tool, the group have compiled a heavy thumping rock and roll, trad, and folk stomping sound. Energetic, euphoric, and loaded with passion.

Gaelic doom metal abú

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MAEL MÓRDHA, the creators of Gaelic doom metal, a style of music that mixes heavy metal with Irish trad, will play Deeper at The Cellar on Eglinton Street this Sunday.

Steve Earle - set to celebrate Townes Van Zandt in Galway next month

THROUGHOUT THE 1980s Steve Earle was the poster boy of the Outlaw Country Music scene. Taking inspiration from Gram Parsons, Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt, and Waylon Jennings his music had a harder edge than the pop-oriented Nashville sound of the time.

Have a left field musical Christmas at the Rusted Rail party

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THE VERY best of Galway’s underground, avant-folk, and left-field rock scene will gather in the Róisín Dubh on Tuesday December 22 at 8pm for the Rusted Rail Christmas Party.

Farmer unhappy with inconclusive report on unexplained ill-thrift on farm

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Castlecomer farmer Dan Brennan has said that he is very disappointed in the new report published by the Department Of Agriculture which was commissioned to study poor animal performance on his farm in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.

 

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