Gráinne Dee is a musician who played with Irish post-punk band Cap Pas Cap several years back.
Today, she returns with news of a solo project as Hostess and an album A Simple Life, recorded with Stephen Shannon in Experimental audio out in Summer 2017 on After the Quake Records.
‘Valentine’ , despite arriving on the day that’s in it, is the opposite, a layered electronic-indie pop song that builds like an M83 song. It’s deceptively bright, admonishing a former love, in its sheen.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.