Via Sinead Gleeson and John Lambert hisself, Chequerboard’s 2002 debut Gothica is now available as a free download from Bandcamp. I also recommend his 2008 album Penny Black and 2005’s Dictaphone Showreels, not free but worth the money.
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.