Episode 92 of the Nialler9 podcast and Niall and Andrea are locked into the 22-track 80-minute behemoth that is the 1975’s fourth album Notes On A Conditional Form and we chat to The Mary Wallopers aka TPM as they are in the news this week, about the home pub live streamed gigs.
We also look at the upcoming live experiences and festivals that are being put soon in the time of a pandemic. Will drive-in gigs offer a way forward for gigs? How about festivals in hotels? And how exactly is Serbia’s EXIT festival planning on going ahead in August?
- Drive-In Concerts with Gavin James planned for Limerick, Cork, Waterford and Kilkenny
- A socially distanced festival in an Amsterdam hotel?
- Serbia’s EXIT Festival is planning on proceeding in August
Reasons to be cheerful (14:50):
Album of the week (20:10):
The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form
Andrea Cleary takes us through the fourth album, 22-song, 80 minute long mammoth album from The 1975 and why, the band and their music matters, even if it’s not for you.
The Mary Wallopers interview (53:50)
Charles Simon Hendy, Andrew Hendy along with Sean McKenna have been flying the lockdown with their live streamed trad gigs, lifting up spirits online and pints of stout in real life as they have become one of Ireland’s most popular live streaming offerings. Niall talked to them about how they did it.
Songs of the week (1:15:00)
- Phoebe Bridgers – I See You
- Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me
- Child of The Parish – Make It Better
- Mory Kantè – Yeke Yeke
Any Other Business? (1:32:00)
The Last Dance – The Michael Jordan Documentary
The Harry Potter books.
Closing track: SENU and Caoimhe De Barra – Thought I Saw You