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
When my two daughters were young, we lived in the hills near the Arigna mountains and one our favourite pastimes was to search for Fairies, Elves, Goblins and other woodland beings in the neighbouring forests and around Lough Arrow and Lough Key. The girls loved it and having very active imaginations we could find evidence … Continue reading The Fairies of Lough Sheelin
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
Jamming alone together...Never give in! https://youtu.be/App3DsC3gn8 Dingwall NG3 6 and NG3 5 Darkglass Ltd. edition with Elixir strings
A collaboration between myself and Kane O'Rourke to put a smile on your face in this dreadful time. Please share 👍 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_KvfXeJHuNpTibVZovFcSg
Chasing Fireflies remix https://soundcloud.com/todalie/chasing-fireflies-mix-3 Humphrey Smellington Smythe attempts (unsuccessfully)to capture some Fireflies on the Arigna mountains with his Butterfly net to light up his garden for a grand party.
The Balor acoustic Bass from Emerald guitars...made in Ireland. So proud to be playing an amazing instrument completely crafted in Ireland. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2RXC-iHO_b/?igshid=9xqm8wt22bni
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j62rt-b8ffcf In this tiny tale, our hero "The Jellyman" makes his escape from the Sherry trifle not forgetting his friends of course!