January is nearly over, the blues are disappearing, it’s time to pull up the sleeves and take on another year. Even though, it has already been quite an eventful start to the year as I’ve already travelled to Europe, released a few youtube music videos with a side project, and to top it off, I […]

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This week has been a mostly indoorsy week. I have been nursing a flu since new year, and so most of that was spent in a bed or couch, with a few breaks for my gigs. For some reason it became quite busy last week, I was getting text messages every day about gig’s, and […]

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We are a couple of weeks into 2017 and I’m making some time to catch up on some blogs!! It was a busy Christmas and New Years celebrations so my time was spent keeping my head above water! Na Fianna had a great 2016…but it’s shaping up to be an even better 2017! It’s nice […]

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I wrote last week about my new DIY Studio, and how I had plans to try free up some time to use it.. that was what yesterday (Sunday) was all about..I had a long, busy week and was looking forward to a bit of a lie in that morning, and a lengthy stint in the […]

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I do quite a bit of DIY recording with Na Fianna, at home, as well as in the practice room in Temple Bar. The thing about DIY recording in a small apartment in the city centre, is space. I usually have to unpack alot of my mics, stands, cables, instruments etc, as to leave them […]

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It’s Monday morning and I’ve been woken by a call from the delivery man, well in this case it was a delivery woman. My package has arrived from Thomann. For anyone who is not aware of Thomann, they are a music distributor from Germany and have an awesome array of equipment for every style and […]

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Ok..I admit it..I have a problem…but what guitarist doesn’t?!!…We always seem to have at least three guitars on our shopping list. It’s ridiculous really… I blogged last week about my ‘first real six string’ and thinking about it now…that little Takamine guitar would have sufficed for the past six or seven years of my playing… […]

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The first blog I posted on here two years ago, was about a little guitar, a Takamine, I bought back around six or seven years ago. I wrote about how it was my first real pro guitar, and my experience buying it. I think I also wrote about what prompted me to blog about that […]

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I had a lovely weekend in a castle down the country at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains. I was there because of a family party celebrating one of my nearest and dearest birthdays. It was a great night. We dressed in medieval attire and there was almost fifty family and friends there so […]

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The Stables Sessions has raised the bar the week seeing the offical debut releases of George Murphy’s “Shadowman”, and Shay Healy’s ‘Stardust’. Johnny McEvoys completes the legendary trio line up with his 2nd Stable Sessions album. Although there have been a number of live CD/DVD’s produced from the Kilteirnan based studio since it opened its […]

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