March 8, 2018

Howlin' Wolf, was born Chester Arthur Burnett on June 10, 1910, in West Point, Mississippi. He studied with bluesmen Charley Patton and Sonny Boy Williamson before eventually signing with Chicago's Chess Records. An enthralling performer, he had hits like "The Red Roos...

February 22, 2018

The Rolling Stones are an English Rock group formed in 1962, The first line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Mick Jagger (lead vocals), Keith Richards (guitar, backing vocals), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), and Ian Stewart (piano). Stewart w...

February 7, 2018

“Van The Man” is a legendary singer songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Born in 1945, his musical career began at the age of 13, playing guitar, saxophone and singing in his hometown of Belfast before he joined the band, “Them” in 1964.

With “Them”, Van had his f...

February 1, 2018

Pink Floyd were an english rock band formed in London in 1965. The original line-up featured Syd Barrett on guitar and vocals, Nick Mason on drums, Roger Waters on bass and vocals, and Richard Wright on Keyboards and vocals. They soon gained popularity in the undergrou...

January 25, 2018

Neil Young is a Canadian born singer-songwriter, whose music career stems all the way back to the 1960’s. Neil rose to prominence both as a solo artist, with the group Buffalo Springfield, and for his various spells with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. With timeless so...

January 18, 2018

Welcome to Talking Waves #InfluenceThursday! Every week we’re going to share a short blog, video and some stories and photos of the artists that have shaped our musical direction down here in West Cork. For week 1 it’s the sensational Bill Withers.

Bill is from a small...

January 14, 2018

In 50 years time when you’re sitting with your grandchildren by your side, do you want to pull out your old record collection to show them the music you grew up on? Or are you going to show them your 2017 Spotify top 25 playlist?

There are memories and stories attached...

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