[Pics] Moving house

My mum moved house last month, out of the family home where we had lived for more than 20 years. I took these photos during the move, feeling restless and strange about the house being emptied of everything that had meant ‘home’ since I was a child. I’ll miss the squeaky step at the bottom of the stairs, the front door that would never shut properly unless you shoved it like you were furious with someone, the cold terracotta-coloured tiles, the kitchen walls that must bear at least five much-deliberated-over layers of paint, the strange noises that emanated from the … Continue reading [Pics] Moving house

New music: Shane Linehan

Cork has a great history of producing influential electronic music – it’s home to the long-running Fish Go Deep clubnight, for example, which was based in the legendary Sir Henry’s club and now resides in The Pavilion. Throughout the decades there has been a steady amount of people making house and techno in particular but the last few years have seen a rise in the number of new club nights and producers appearing on the scene. It’s not always easy to run a clubnight, and not all of them last very long, but there is always something happening and someone, somewhere, … Continue reading New music: Shane Linehan

Pal Joey to play the Pavilion

More Cork news: one of the city’s club nights, House is a Home, is bringing the esteemed house DJ Pal Joey to the Pavilion venue on December 4th. Sean Galvin and Shane Linehan, who run House is a Home, are two serious record collectors and DJs who are well known in the Cork scene, and they’re clearly determined to bring great house music and producers to the city. They explain: Pal Joey (aka Joseph Longo) came up in the heady days of New York street culture, amidst B-boying, boom boxes and an unusually entrepreneurial spirit of beat-making. Working at Vinylmania, … Continue reading Pal Joey to play the Pavilion