Tag archive for "Chad VanGaalen"

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Introducing: Black Mold

No Comments 18 August 2009

One of our favourite albums of 2008 was Chad VanGaalen’s Soft Airplane; a collection of “heartfelt songs and lo-fi tinkering” which hasn’t been too far from our record player over the last 12 or so months. VanGaalen has made quite a name for himself as a songwriter, producer and animator – and now he’s dabbling […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 3

No Comments 07 June 2009

The final day of Primavera Sound kicked off in a dehydrated panic after realising we’d slept in. Ponytail are about to play a midday session in the Joan Miro Park, so we dive out of bed and into a taxi. Arriving a couple of songs in, the loveliness of the outdoor setting is very much […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 2

1 Comment 06 June 2009

The Spanish sun and too much alcohol takes its toll and we don’t make the festival until Bat For Lashes is finishing what sounded like a decent set. We head over to the ATP stage for some Sleepy Sun, and the San Francisco band’s psych rock is perfect for a sunny billing. Expanding on the […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 1

6 Comments 05 June 2009

“How many Irish are here? That’s insane” – Dan Deacon. The New Yorker’s observation on Friday night summed up what Barcelona’s Primavera Sound has become to the Irish – a musical Mecca away from the weather and prices of the Emerald Isle. Word of mouth has seen a growing return year on year of Irish […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Photos & Videos

No Comments 03 June 2009

We’re just about recovered from another amazing visit to Barcelona’s annual Primavera Sound festival. While we put the finishing touches to our full review of the many, many concerts we took in; why not feast your eyes on some of the photos and videos we took over the few days:

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2008: The Year That Was

No Comments 22 January 2009

With 2008 done and dusted, I think it’s fair to say it’s been a pretty great year. It was the year that saw the launch of this site; an outlet for Joe and I to go from being avid readers and commenters elsewhere to finally having a place of our own. Emerging from our seasonal […]

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‘Women’ for debut Irish show

No Comments 12 November 2008

Band to support Chad VanGaalen on Nov 30th.

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