Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 95: 15/05/2013

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Nessy and Tara Kennedy laughing at the awful attempts at a selfie

First show in Foxden Studios, it was great to have the chance to have a guest in to play a song or two, thanks to Tara Kennedy for the live music and thanks to Eleanor Creighton of Dublin Dance Festival and Photographer Kate Nolan for the chats.

Here’s what happened:

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Prides: Out of the Blue
3. Chat with photographer Kate Nolan about her photobook ‘Neither’
4. Bastille: Laura Palmer
5. Chat with Eleanor Creighton, Dublin Dance Festival
6. Maud In Cahoots: Dance With Me
7. Chat with Tara Kennedy
8. Tara Kennedy: For the Both of Us (Live in Studio)
9. Tara Kennedy: Castles (Live in Studio)
10. Jack White: Love is Blindness
11. Neon Wolf: I Can’t Speak For You
12. Toy Soldiers: Climbing Trees
13. Stay Blessed: Always

As a little extra for you today, you can listen to Tara Kennedy’s songs on Soundcloud or in the widget below.

Thanks to all my guests and thanks to you for listening. Don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM: Show 94 08/05/2013

Show 94, it was great to catch up with Little Green Cars and also Andrew from Juggling Athlone… Don’t forget Little Green Cars’ album Absolute Zero is out this Friday… here’s what happened.

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Strangers: Something New
3. Marina & The Diamonds/Charli XCX: Just Desserts
4. Kodaline: Love Like This
5. Orla Gartland: Piece by Piece
6. Chat with Little Green Cars including:
7. Little Green Cars: The John Wayne
8. Little Green Cars: 10 o’clock
9. Little Green Cars: Red (Demo)
10. Little Green Cars: My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me
11. Little Green Cars: Harper Lee
12. Elevens: Forlorn Soul
13. Chat with Andrew from Juggling Athlone
14. My Tribe Your Tribe: My Friends Live Here
Culture Cafe 9415. Blaue Blume: On New Years Eve

Thanks to all my guests and thanks to you for listening. Don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 93: May 1 2013

Episode 93 on RTE 2XM, where does the time go? So what should I do for episode 100, any ideas? Let me know! nessy @ nessymon.com

Thanks to my guests on this week’s show Joan Burney Keatings MBE from Cinemagic Film Festival, Lindsay Rountree from Gospel Rising and Cathal MacGabhann from The Altered Hours

Here’s what happened:
1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Eye Emma Jedi: Places
3. Must: Just Wait
4. Chat with Joan Burney Keatings MBE, Festival Director, Cinemagic Film Festival
5. Les Mistons: Overcoming Fear
6. Swords: All The Boys
7. Chat with Lindsay Rountree from Gospel Rising
8. Little Green Cars: My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me
9. Cat Dowling: Cruel
10. Cathal MacGabhann from The Altered Hours
11. The Altered Hours: Sweet Jelly Roll
12. The 1975: The CityCulture Cafe 93

Thanks to all my guests and thanks to you for listening. Don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 92: April 24 2013

Thanks for listening to the show this week, thanks to my guests Ray Yeates from TBCT who chatted about the Outdoor Film Festival, musician McMahon and Dominic Campbell, director of Bealtaine Festival.

Here’s what happened:
1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Empire of the Sun: Alive
3. Chat with Ray Yeates of Temple Bar Cultural Trust about their Outdoor Film Festival
4. The Money Go Round: Endless Sun
5. The 1975: Chocolate
6. Chat with McMahon
7. McMahon: Deep Down
8. The Plea: Glass Waltz
9. The Hot Sprockets: Soul Brother
10. Chat with Dominic Campbell, director of Bealtaine Festival
11. Daft Punk feat Pharrell Williams: Get Lucky
12. Jessie Ware: Imagine It Was Us
13. Laura Mvula: Green Garden (Monsieur Adi Remix)
14. Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Sacrilege (Tommy Sunshine and Live City Remix)
Culture Cafe 92

Thanks to all my guests and thanks to you for listening. Don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM: Show 91 17/04/2013

What a jam-packed show! Thanks to all my guests, photographer Donal Moloney, Colm from Ghost Estates, Louise Tangney from Vantastival and to folk musician Sarah McQuaid.

Here’s what happened:

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Chat with Donal Moloney about his Intruders exhibition
3. John Blek and The Rats: Hand On My Heart
4. Chat with Colm from Ghost Estates
5. Ghost Estates: In Waves
6. Chat with Louise Tangney of Vantastival
7. And So I Watch You From Afar: All Hail Bright Futures
8. Chat with Sarah McQuaid (Part 1)
9. Sarah McQuaid: The Sun Goes On Rising
10. Chat with Sarah McQuaid (Part 2)
11. Sarah McQuaid:Lift You Up and Let You Fly
12. Aidan: Into The Future
Culture Cafe 91
Thanks to all my guests and thanks to you for listening. Don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 90: April 10 2013

This week I had the opportunity to chat to Peter McCauley of Rams’ Pocket Radio, who I’ve wanted to chat to for ages and also to the amazing Imagine Dragons. I interviewed them for Goldenplec.com (watch out for a written feature) and nabbed the audio for the radio show, so I’ve included the version of our chat, without the music in the podcast.

I also had the chance to play some great new music, here’s what went down:

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Enemies featuring Conor Adams: Executive Cut
3. Fred: Battles
4. Chat with Peter from Rams’ Pocket Radio
5. Rams’ Pocket Radio: Dieter Rams has got a pocket radio
4. Chat with Peter from Rams’ Pocket Radio (Part 2)
6. Rams’ Pocket Radio: Cavaties
7. aidan: Into The Future
8. Travis: Another Guy
9. Chat with Imagine Dragons including:
10. Imagine Dragons: Radioactive
11. Imagine Dragons: Hear Me
12. Imagine Dragons: Amsterdam
13. Imagine Dragons It’s Time
14. The Spikes: Move to Mars
15. Frantic Jack: Living Proof
16. Altered Hours: Sweet Jelly Roll
Culture Cafe 90
Thanks for listening, don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM: Show 89 Apr 3 2013

This week’s show was focusing on music with chats with Brian Connolly about his and Patrick McGlynn’s show ‘Interfaces and Psychoacoustics’, Mal from The Riptide Movement chatting about their new single and recording their third album and Daragh from The Statics speaking about the release of their new EP.

Here’s what happened:
1. Dj Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads
2. Swords: All the boys
erfaces and Psychoacoustics3. Chat with Brian Connolly about Interfaces and Psychoacoustics
4. Brain Connolly: ‘Pitched’ – non periodic sounds.
5. Without The Bird: San Jose
6. Chat with Daragh from The Statics
7. The Statics: As I see it
8. The Strypes: Blue Collar Jane
9. Chat with Mal from The Riptide Movement
10. The Riptide Movement: Hard to Explain
11. Treetop Flyers: Things will change.

Thanks for listening, don’t forget you can listen to the full show again on the RTE Player. The show is broadcast every Wednesday at 1400 GMT and is repeated every Sunday at 2100 GMT. You can also subscribe to the Culture Cafe podcast on iTunes.