Tag Archives: irish music

indo_albums-540x707A House – I Am The Greatest (1991)
Ash – Free All Angels (2001)
Bell X1 – Music In Mouth (2003)
David Kitt – The Big Romance (2001)
Damien Rice – O (2002)
The Divine Comedy – Casanova (1996)
Engine Alley – A Sonic Holiday (1992)
Fatima Mansions – Viva Dead Ponies (1990)
The Frames – Fitzcarraldo (1995)
Horslips – The Book Of Invasions (1976)
Lisa Hannigan – Passenger (2011)
Microdisney – The Clock Comes Down The Stairs (1985)
My Bloody Valentine – Loveless (1991)
Planxty – Planxty (1973)
The Pogues – Rum Sodomy And The Lash (1985)
Power Of Dreams – Immigrants, Emigrants and Me (1990)
The Radiators – Ghostown (1979)
Sinead O’ Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (1990)
Sinead O’ Connor – The Lion and The Cobra (1987)
Taste – On The Boards (1970)
Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak (1976)
Two Door Cinema Club – Tourist History (2010)
The Undertones – The Undertones (1979)
U2 – Achtung Baby (1991)
U2 – Boy (1980)
U2 – The Joshua Tree (1987)
Van Morrison – Moondance (1970)
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks (1968)
Villagers – {Awayland} (2013)
Whipping Boy – Heartworm (1995)

The virtually club-less top 30.

In no particular order other than alphabetical.

As chosen by John Meagher in today’s Day & Night with the Irish Independent.


Thanks Nialler9

WhoDublin animator Eoin Whelehan has spent the past month creating something new every day.

He is currently on day 31 of a 35 day challenge.

Above is day 30’s offering, featuring Eoin’s favourite Irish musicians done in a ‘who’s who’ style vector graphic hoo ha.

Eoin sez:

“This one is kind of inspired by record store day.”



We can make out Bono and Daniel.

Is that Ronan on the  top left?


Previously: Nialler9’s Gig Of The Week, Record Store Day

Available in July.

Strange Passion  features 14 songs by the “hitherto undervalued likes of Virgin Prunes, Dogmatic Element, SM Corporation, Stano and The Peridots, spanning dystopian minimal synth, oddball gothic punk and jangly, female-fronted new wave.”

“…There’s an urgent, stripped-down aesthetic shared by all the constituent tracks, but nonetheless the variety on display is astonishing…”

Finders Keepers launch new Cache Cache imprint; compile Irish post-punk and electronics (Fact Mag)

Thanks Larry