New Music: Fontaines D.C. ‘Sha Sha Sha’ video.

  Busy boys! Their debut album ‘Dogrel’ is currently number 9 in the U.K. album charts and they are touring extensively over the next six months – this is a video to the album track ‘Sha Sha Sha’. Directed by Hugh Mulhern (Boys In The Better Land, Too Real) the video takes place in the […]

New Music: Current Joys / Bebadoobee / Peacock Affect

Three new tunes I’ve come across lately and can’t seem to be without at the moment, are…in no particular order Current Joys ‘A Different Age’ Basically this is Nick Rattigan, American multi-instrumentalist, releases music and plays live under the name Current Joys.   Beabadadoobee ‘Disappear’ Bea Kirsti has been playing the guitar for a year. […]

Fontaines D.C. ‘Dogrel’

So good. Everyone is writing about this Dublin band now and justifiably so, they are the real deal. This album is a classic no doubt. “We were encouraging each other to be who we believed ourselves to be all the time” – Grian Chatten, lead vocals, Fontaines D.C.. This is what the press release says….it […]

New Music: Fontaines D.C. ‘Roy’s Tune’

I posted about this Dublin band back in November last year with their brilliant ‘Too Real’ single. Since then they’ve rightfully been getting plenty of attention. Their new single ‘Roy’s Tune‘ and accompanying video, directed by Liam Papadachi and featuring IFTA (Irish Film and Television Academy) award-winning actor Dafhyd Flynn, is a quiet and soulful portrayal of a […]

B is for ‘Bluetrain’ Christine X

Part two of  the alphabet series by my experimental musical alter ego, Christine X. A was for ‘Aldershot’ and B is for ‘Bluetrain’.  Bluetrain is the band I was in from 1987 – 1988. Even in that short time, we had a few line up changes. We released one 12″ on Dan Treacy’s (of the […]