Áine released her new single 'Plastic' on January 27th via LAB Records, a second slice of unique storytelling with sultry strings and soulful beats reverberating around her velvety vocals. Plastic takes aim at a vacuous recipient, with Áine's warm vocal tone shrouding her cutting words. The song has already received plays by Ian Dempsey (TodayFM), Jo Whiley ( BBC Radio 2) and has been playlisted on RTE 2FM.
On February 3rd Aine Cahill's new single Plastic became the highest new entry into the Ireland Airplay Chart. The song was produced by Martin Quinn in house at JAM Studios by our song creation team
Celtic Thunder star - Keith Harkin has officially released his brand new Christmas album, Nollaig. Martin contributed guitar performances to the album commissioned by the composer/producer Brian Byrne
Heroes In Hiding have gathered a momentum that is now in full pendulum swing. The burgeoning band are center stage in Ireland as one of the most promising talked about acts on the scene.
Having performed at festivals such as Electric Picnic, Forbidden Fruit, Castlepalooza, BD Festival, Life Festival, even securing a slot at Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival – the band have now released their first LP titled ‘CURTAINS’.
The first single from the LP, which was released earlier in the year: “No, You’re a Rabbit” graced many airwaves across Ireland including coveted National Playlists. Follow up track ‘Hospital’ will be released on August 26th. Recorded by Jack Dunne and Cian Donohoe in Windmill lane and Block C Studios. Mixed and Mastered by Martin Quinn in Jam Studios in Kells
Classic Country singer, Niamh Lynn, released her debut solo album, "An Old Fashioned Song" this week. The album went straight to number 1 in the iTunes country chart and has so far reached 14 in the iTunes Ireland main chart. The album is a vintage meets modern approach to the ladies of classic country music from the 1950's and 1960's
Aine Cahil's profile went from strength to strength last week when she landed a prime spot on BBC's coverage of Glastonbury 2016. The song she sang on the program has reached and gone past 100,000 Spotify plays, which is a major milestone in the Cavan singer's career to date.
Those Black Marks are a newly established four-piece rock band based in Dublin, Ireland.
Each of the members had gained a wealth of experience playing in various bands in their local scene.
In March 2015 Sean Watmore (vocals), Liam Redmond (Guitar), Eamon Mc Evoy (Bass) and Daymo Moran (Drums) first played together, establishing a musical chemistry that speaks for itself.
Following a period of intensive gigging Those Black Marks entered the studio with material written by chief collaborators Watmore and Redmond.
The band´s recorded material has already received commendations from musical luminaries such as Jeff Beck, Black Francis and Tom Waits.
The ethos within the group was to capture the energy of their live performances whilst creating music that stands out from the crowd.
The result of which is their confident debut album Darwinian, which mixes contemporary rock with undertones of the 90’s grunge era.
Elly D is an established singer - songwriter hailing from West Dublin Ireland. This is Elly's first Solo outting having fronted her band 'Riot Tapes' for the past few years. Its 80's soaked melodic power pop at its best!
Classic Country Songstress Niamh Lynn scores her second number 1 slot with the classic Irving Berlin song 'Always' in the Country Chart. The song is accompanied by a beautifully shot video by Bad Apple Films.
Arranged, Produced, Mixed and mastered by Martin Quinn with the in house JAM Studios team and strings by the wonderful Prague FILMHarmonic orchestra fixed by MPC Productions.
The strypes spent the most of this week cutting tracks towards their third album. A tip of the hat to Dexys Midnight Runners and the Boomtown Rats with Brass, Piano and organ - this album may be the most eclectic yet.
The Strypes hail from Cavan and are on the Virgin EMI label.