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Month: July 2017

Hotpress: COUNTDOWN TO CROKE PARK: Gary Lightbody tells us why he loves The Joshua Tree!

Read the full interview in the new Hot Press… “It’s among the Mount Rushmore of albums… it’s fucking perfect! Like Revolver by The Beatles and Stevie Wonder’s Talking Books, you can’t take your ears off it. It’s like a heat-seeking missile; every track is a winner. It inspires me every time I listen to it,… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Who is Northern Ireland’s greatest guitarist?

Northern Ireland may be a small corner of the world but some of music’s most talented guitarists hail from right here.  Inspired by the latest Bushmills #AnswerTheCall event ‘Whiskey and Strings’, take a look at the best known guitarists from Northern Ireland and ask who do you think is the greatest? […] 4. Nathan Connolly… Read More ›

Ulster Herald: Snow Patrol guitarist pays homage to the Pushkin Trust

“Today if you are listening to my voice, it is because Sasha Abercorn from Pushkin Trust listened to my 11-year-old voice and gave it a place and a purpose.” These are the words of Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol, who has praised the Pushkin Trust founder for helping him unlock his inner creativity when he… Read More ›

BusinessInsider.com: All 6 times musicians sneakily appeared on ‘Game of Thrones’

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Game of Thrones.” The popularity of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” extends to celebrities and notable figures like President Obama, so it should come as no surprise that some famous people have snuck in for cameos. Though Ed Sheeran’s appearance on the season seven premiere was anything but subtle (though the song he sang did… Read More ›