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Karftwerk’s dazzling live 3-D show at the Bord Gais Theatre.  

Paul Hewson once spoke of Kraftwerk as being the greatest soul band of all time and the thought lodged itself somewhere in the back of my brain. Discussing music is a subjective activity which lends itself, at the best of … Continue reading

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Radiohead and whether we can separate the artist from their art.

Sean stretched his hand above his bed, humming to himself as he searched the wooden shelf for the CD case with the blue and white spine. Treating it with the type of care that I never seemed to be able … Continue reading

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St. John Mandel, Emily: “Station Eleven”.  

On a sweltering Saturday afternoon in mid-July, I dropped back the latest batch of books that I had taken out from my local library and checked out “Station Eleven”. I devoured it by early Sunday evening! After 99.9% of the world’s population was … Continue reading

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Johnson, Alan: “This boy: A Memoir Of A Childhood”.

My mother gave me a copy of Johnson’s “This Boy: A Memoir Of A Childhood” earlier this year and I hungrily devoured it in a day recently! It is a well-written history of a childhood growing up on the penurious … Continue reading

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The sound side of 2016.

It was not all doom and gloom this year as some amazing music was created. I put ten of my favourite tracks from last year in the one place: Huerco S: “For Those Of You Who Have Never (And For Those Of … Continue reading

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