With the heartbreaking news from last night .. perhaps our new stop-motion music video might cheer up the nation a little bit?
With no budget, a fondness for drinking tea, and by painstakingly stitching together nearly 3500 photos, new Irish alternative rock band ‘The Kerbs’ tell the imperfect love story of two mugs of tea with the release of heartfelt debut single ‘Changes’.
Having recorded my EP at the beginning of the summer, I wasn’t sure how to release it. I was stuck, basically paralyzed by a fear of putting all my work out into the online abyss.
Then late one night at a festival, luckily with my camera by my side, I spotted a luminescent butterfly struggling through the long grass, avoiding being trampled on by clumsy festival-goers.
He then takes a lifeline in the form of the hand of one of those revellers, which gives him the chance to gather his wings, and finally fly off to fulfill his airborne potential.
This moment seemed so perfectly matched with my song ‘barriers’, which is about being isolated, lacking the courage to move forward as you know you should, until you realise that sometimes you need another person to help you get where you need to be.
Just ‘dropped’ by Glenn Rosborough, a singer songwriter from Derry,
“I started my musical life from a very early age, teaching myself guitar at the age of ten and writing songs from the year after. Growing up in a musical household, with childhood heroes such as Tom Waits, Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel, becoming a musician was not a destined path but as realistic a career as becoming a lawyer, plumber or doctor. My parents made sure of that.”
Trainman Blues is a 4 piece modern blues/roots band, soaking the rawness and simplicity of 50’s style blues with modern production techniques. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the band is comprised of Irish singer/guitarist Richard Farrell, Ronni Boysen on guitar (Kokomo king and Mud Morgenfield), Laust Nielsen (Blues Producer and Mojo’s in-house Bass player) and drummer Thomas Crawfurd ( Fried Okra Band).