https://youtu.be/KXatvzWAzLU I can distinctly remember the first time I heard Tubular Bells, it was 1973 and everyone I knew had a copy of this iconic album which for me changed the way I thought about music and playing the Bass, it was so different to anything I had heard before. Now forty eight years later, … Continue reading The reason why
What can I say about "Daisy" my Double Bass. We have been playing on numerous recordings together for more years than I care to remember, including some of Christy Hennessy's most iconic tracks, the original #Galway Girl with #Steve Earle, A man of constant sorrow with Jackson Browne, The Rocky road to Dublin with #The … Continue reading After the Snow
A short series where I talk about my favourite Basses that I use in my recording session and live work in Ireland, The UK and beyond and of course online. https://youtu.be/pZd7GFi7-Nw
Over a period of several years I had the great pleasure of recording and playing live with one of Ireland's greatest songwriters, the late Christie Hennessy. We also became great friends and I decided that during the Irish Lockdown I would do a tribute to him in my own inimitable way. So to do this … Continue reading My tribute to Christie Hennessy
If I was asked twenty years ago to pick two musical artists' music to take with me to a desert island or some other inaccessible place (assuming there would be a means of playing the music), I probably would have said King Crimson or Led Zeppelin! Nowadays, after spending years listening to music whilst driving … Continue reading A matter of choice and changing tastes
Here's the thing, I'm on the hunt for a really creative DJ to work with me on a cool project of mine. The only thing I would ask is that you use Cubase pro to make it easier for us to collaborate. So if you're interested in finding out more send me a message, I'm … Continue reading Creative DJ wanted!
Hi all, Now that the podcast of Layliana's Tale, the first story in The Todalie Stories series is complete, we would like to thank everyone who listened, subscribed and hopefully enjoyed the audiodrama. The podcast of Layliana's tale is an abridged version of the upcoming printed copy of the book which will have gorgeous illustrations … Continue reading Onwards and upwards
My stepson Shane who has special needs felt obliged to write this letter to President Obama after hearing about Mr. Trump's election victory!