First Sweet Oblivion show on 2XM – playlist

Can I just have a moment to…squee! Thanks. So, the first Sweet Oblivion radio show was on 2XM at 8pm tonight, and in order to quell my nerves while listening to it online here , I compiled this playlist for the show. Here are videos for most of the tracks/artists, or links to myspace sites etc. During the show I spoke about the event Black Sun – find out more about it by reading this interview with Vicky Langan, and visiting the myspace site to find out about the gig on the 7th November, which will feature Oblivia (love her name 😉 ) and Ju Suk Reet Meate … Continue reading First Sweet Oblivion show on 2XM – playlist

Sweet Oblivion on 2XM

I’m really excited to announce that Sweet Oblivion will be back on the airwaves very soon! Thanks to RTE 2XM, the digital radio station, Sweet Oblivion will be on air on Wednesdays at 8pm, repeated on Sundays at 10am. I’m so excited to be doing the show again (it previously was on Cork Campus Radio and Flirt FM), and would love to hear some feedback and/or requests. If you’re a band/musician and think your stuff would suit the show, please get in touch at sweetoblivionpress[at]gmail.com. If your music would fit in with what I’d like to play on the show … Continue reading Sweet Oblivion on 2XM

Remembering Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith died six years ago today. I remember the exact moment when I found out. I was in college, in the computer labs upstairs in the student centre. It must have been a Wednesday, like today, because I was getting ready to go next door to the Campus Radio studio and do my show. I went onto Hotpress.com, and there I saw it. A news headline. ‘Elliott Smith reported dead’, I think it said. Dead? No way. I read it a few times just to be sure. Then googled it. There were more articles, all tentatively announcing his death. … Continue reading Remembering Elliott Smith

ana gog pre-EP launch gig

ana gog are holding a pre-EP launch party this Saturday, 3rd October, in a small warehouse called The Joy Gallery/ Redspace, just off Parnell Square and O’Connell St (Rutledge Place).  Doors are at 9pm. Admission is FREE and ana gog will perform a hour long audio/visual set for you to feast your eyes and ears on. You’ll also be able to feast on some wine and food which will be served all complimentary of ana gog. Here’s the video for the band’s first single ‘Doves and Fishes’ to give you a taste of what they’ll have on offer: The official … Continue reading ana gog pre-EP launch gig