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.
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.
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.
Listen to trad duo The Kennedy Sisters on this month’s music podcast: on Donegal’s music traditions, and plucking songs from the air.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.