Loose Joints is new podcast hosted by Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon talking to people about the music they love: old and new. For our first episode, we are joined by DJ, artist and photographer Aidan Kelly.

We discuss what really goes on in the DFA house, the majesty and tragedy of Amy, the return of Jazz music, Aidan’s desire to have a cup of tea with Liz Fraser in Bewley’s, why Sally thought Talking Heads were a band for kids and why Paul Simon would make a great secondary school teacher. Some NSFW language in there too.

Download: Loose Joints Podcast #1: Aidan Kelly (100MB, 1hr 44mins)

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  1. Emmanuelle – Italove (Niall)
  2. De La Soul – Trainwreck (Aidan)
  3. Yves Tumor – The Feeling When You Walk Away (Sally)
  4. Breakup song: Amy Winehouse – Love Is A Losing Game (Aidan)
  5. Breakup song: Bill Withers – Hope She’ll Be Happier With Him
  6. Anderson Paak. – Celebrate (Niall)
  7. A song that reminds you of good times: Sack – In Flight (Aidan)
  8. Lower Dens – Real Thing (Sally)
  9. Favourite song of the year: Plaid – Clock (Aidan)
  10. Favourite singer: Elizabeth Frazier – Mazzy Star – Pur (Aidan)
  11. Serpentwithfeet – four ethers
  12. An underappreciated song: Paul Simon – Late in the evening (Aidan)

Special thanks to Sean Corcoran for facilitating recording.

Posted on October 4th, 2016

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Michael Kiwanuka is a 23 year-old soulful Londoner who has been supporting Adele on tour of late and just happens to sound like Bill Withers (and has covered him too). ‘Tell Me A Tale’ was produced by Paul Butler of The Bees, a band who know a thing or two about perfecting vintage sounds.

Kiwanuka’s debut EP is released through Communion in June. We could be looking at a new star here.

Tell Me A Tale by MichaelKiwanuka

Watch Kiwanuka perform live…»

Posted on April 25th, 2011


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“It’s OK to head out for wonderful, but on your way to wonderful you’re going to have to pass through alright. And when you get to alright, take a look around, that maybe as far as you go.”

Brought to Ireland by Fresh & Noble and debuted in Cork last night, Still Bill is a documentary portrait of Bill Withers – the man responsible for stone-cold classics like ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Lean On Me’, ‘Lovely Day’, ‘Grandma’s Hand, and ‘Just the Two of Us’.

Choice Cuts will be joining Fresh and Nobile at the Dublin screening in The Sugar Club on September 30th at 8pm. The screening will start at 8.45pm and there will be music afterwards. Entry is €7.50. More info.

Posted on September 20th, 2010