Richie Egan has bestowed upon us his inspired cover of that seminal 1982 paean ‘Africa’ which he recorded last week. The thing I remember most about Toto are their striking album covers. Toto IV was my favourite cover and that’s the album that ‘Africa’ resides on. As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2008



This is the soundtrack to your weekend. Whether that is driving down to the Picnic or ignoring the crowds and finding fun elsewhere, this is the upbeat podcast to have at your disposal. Aoife presents. nialler9 Podcast #18 – August 2008 (MP3) [display_podcast] Podcast #18 -Tracklisting The Human League – Love Action [Dare] Roots Manuva… Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2008


All the way from Fantasy Island and with a strong penchant for unicorns comes Chris and Dexy aka Magic Wands. They used to play punk separately 2000 miles apart but the duo hooked up in Los Angeles and moved to Chris’ hometown of Nashville and now play dreamy pop music. And it’s niiice. ‘Black Magic’… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2008