Interview With The Yearning Curve

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-5-1 ************* While some bands take their time to find their sound and direction, Yearning Curve have come straight out of the traps with their debut album within a year of forming. Bairbre Flood, one half of the band along with Lawrence O’Donnell, spoke with Ronan Leonard and reflected on how quickly things haveContinue reading “Interview With The Yearning Curve”

Interview With Elly O’Keefe

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-12-23 ******************************************************************************************************** Having originally moved from Knocknagree in County Cork to Cork City to study on the Music, Management and Sound course in Colaiste an Stiofain Naofa, Elly O’Keeffe music career has since led to her moving to London, while home for Christmas she will be playing a concertContinue reading “Interview With Elly O’Keefe”

INTERVIEW WITH GER WOLFE

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-12-23 ******************************************************************************************************** Ger Wolfe is one of the most loved songwriters in Ireland, so much so that he was the subject of an RTE radio documentary titled ‘Gentle Genius, Forgotten Poet’, where a host of people such as Christy Moore, John Spillane and John Creedon paid tribute to him.Continue reading “INTERVIEW WITH GER WOLFE”

Ronan’s FreeSession Tips For Christmas Week-ish

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-12-23 ******************************************************************************************************** It’s that time of year when people’s social schedule get stretched, not to mention the wallet, so to tip you off on some musical gems with no cover charges here is a list compiled by Ronan Leonard of completely FreeSessions on for the rest of the year.Continue reading “Ronan’s FreeSession Tips For Christmas Week-ish”

Interview with Miss Ken D of Radio Friendly

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-12-11 ************* 104… for many people who lived in Cork in the 1990s those were the most important numbers you needed on your radio to find out about Cork’s clubbing and music scene, the pirate radio station Radio Friendly was a conduit to tunes from the exotic sounding namesContinue reading “Interview with Miss Ken D of Radio Friendly”

Interview With Ophelia McCabe – Songs From The Quay

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-12-11 ************* The Cork Music landscape has had wave after wave of great songwriting, and a new opportunity for those who want to pursue it has emerged via the Cork School Of Music. Ophelia McCabe, one of the class running ‘Songs From The Quay’, spoke withContinue reading “Interview With Ophelia McCabe – Songs From The Quay”

Interview With David Gray

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Eve}ning Echo 2014-11-20 [before you post – I don’t write the headlines] ****************** text below photo of article Following his triumphant concert in Cork earlier this summer David Gray returns to The Cork Opera House in support of his new album ‘Mutineers’, which was released in June, his firstContinue reading “Interview With David Gray”