In this episode, Cal talks about her journey from playing classical piano from sheet music, to arranging verbatim pop operas – and she performs for an audience at the bookshop.
Author Archives: Martin Cook
Martin's substantive career was in civil engineering, specialising in the field of traffic and transportation. Currently, he is attached to Dublin City FM, and works as a freelance broadcast journalist. He is continuously striving to ignore alien orders.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Elizabeth Laprelle
In this month’s podcast, Laprelle talks about ballads and banjos, combining storytelling with music, and the influence of her hometown barber – and she sings a bit, in the bookshop.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Rachel Ní Chuinn
Thinking about sound as a physical medium has led Ní Chuinn down all kinds of paths. From music exploring the afterglow static of the Big Bang, to works inspired by the acoustics of neolithic caves.
Music at Marrowbone Books: The Kennedy Sisters
Listen to trad duo The Kennedy Sisters on this month’s music podcast: on Donegal’s music traditions, and plucking songs from the air.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Shrug Life
Listen to Danny Carroll talk about song-writing, social anxiety, and politics, and perform some of his music, in this month’s Music at Marrowbone Books podcast.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Varo
Consuelo Breschi and Lucie Azconaga talk about their journeys from Florence and Bordeaux to Ireland’s trad music scene. They perform some tunes alongside Frank Tate.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Anna Mieke
In this podcast episode, Wicklow-born folk artist Anna Mieke plays some songs at the bookshop, and talks about how her many travels have shaped her music.
Music at Marrowbone Books: No Monster Club
Singer and songwriter Bobby Aherne talks about the origins of his art-pop act, No Monster Club – and why you might spot him walking down the street and humming into his phone.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Cathal Caulfield
Cathal Caulfield, the traditional fiddle player and singer, grew up around trad music. He talks to Martin Cook about why he has stuck with it into adulthood.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Branwen
In this podcast, Branwen Kavanagh talks to Martin Cook about mixing art forms, launching a new project, and how she came to be playing a petrol can – and she plays some songs.