As I wrote recently, my hometown of Newbridge, Kildare has clearly punched above its regional weight in the music stakes in recent times. Now, taking its name from the phone area code, 045 Recordings is a group of the new generation of artists from the town who are presenting music together. The first release is… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2017

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Effy are Kieran Craddock and Peter Fleming (Newbridge represent), a Dublin-based duo that have been making tunes just over a year now. Their productions have occupied a bass-heavy house space for much of their short lifespan but the latest tracks from the pair have had a decidedly harder edge, more in the techno sphere of… Read more »

Posted on January 13th, 2014

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Like most teenagers who are really into music, I tried my hand at making some of my own with friends. My musical expression never really got beyond covers, although one band I was involved in that played a couple of summer gigs in my hometown of Newbridge called Chewbacca Defense were more ambitious than was… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2012

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Especially for all my hometown Kildare friends, I have a pairs of tickets to giveaway to two shows in the Riverbank Theatre in Newbridge this month for: David Kitt – July 14th Sam Amidon – July 28th. To win tickets to both gigs, email [email protected] before Monday at 2pm and a winner will be picked… Read more »

Posted on July 5th, 2012

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