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Irish Beats 7th March 2021

To coincide with International Women’s Day and the Shine Festival 2021, we had a female voices special on Irish Beats this evening. Absolutely no shortage of fantastic music to play with tracks from Elaine Mai, MayKay, Tolu Makay, Kynsy, Pillow Queens and Choice Music Prize winner Denise Chaila all featuring (as well as lots more!). Stephanie Rainey was my guest in the virtual studio, spilling the beans on her new EP and how it felt to pick herself back up after being dropped by her record label (full podcast of this interview to be published soon).

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Interview with Caoimhe Barry (Wyvern Lingo)

Last week, I sat down with Caoimhe Barry of Irish trio Wyvern Lingo on the release day of their sophomore album ‘Awake You Lie.’ We spoke about how it’s not a COVID album having mostly been recorded in Berlin in late 2019, but it also kind of is a COVID reflection. We also chatted about musical influences, video games and Caoimhe gave the inside scoop on being on one of Ireland’s most successful indie record labels (RubyWorks).

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Irish Beats 28th Feb 2021

There’s a grand auld stretch in the evening! New sounds from Bobbi Arlo, Slaney and Carrie Baxter on tonights playlist, along with a few classics from the likes of Rollerskate Skinny and The Frames (special request from Mick from Kildare). Caoimhe Barry from Wyvern Lingo was my virtual guest in the second hour, chatting about their new album ‘Awake You Lie’, how it’s not a COVID record, but it also kinda is a COVID record.

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