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An Irish based alternative music blog. Music news, gigs, live reviews, album reviews... You'll find them here. If you want anything featured or removed, please shout. I hope you'll discover something new to love on this little experiment of mine. Currently editing the Music Section of the UCC Express and contributing to Motley magazine on campus, as well as writing for PopCultureMonster and 4FortyFour. Always looking for new projects so please get in touch if interested. Thanks for reading.

Friday, June 25, 2010

New Music: Deaf Joe

Apologies for my appalling attention toward blogging in recent weeks - struggling for time. Hopefully that should change soon...

Anyway back to today. As recommended by O Emperor, I decided to check out Waterford native Deaf Joe and was blown away by what awaited me. Joe Harney is minimalist folk artist, and one of the finest I've come across in this country in a while (a huge complement given the plethora of similar acts doing the rounds lately!)

The man himself claims he wants to write songs for the listener to get lost in, and judging from the several tracks streaming on his MySpace he has achieved this admirably. A wonderful sound, mesmerising and euphoric. Each time you listen, you will discover more and more to love.
Check out Belly Noises below, and more on his MySpace. The link is at the bottom of the page.

Deaf Joe - 'Belly Noises'


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