Blue Velvet Lullaby is the closing track on the album The Statue of the Hunter is Lost at Sea by Galway act Phantom Dog Beneath the Moon
It might sound contradictory to say this of a band who are no strangers to the occasional eight minute jam-heavy magnum opus, but they’re masters of less-is-more, and Late Praise is a perfect example of that.
Mani Bazaar makes goth-infused dream pop out of Mayo/ Galway. We asked her to tell us about a west of Ireland song that she loves...
Clare artist Ushmush shares one of his favourite west coast tracks with us.
Katie O'Connor tells us about a hidden gem from Galway songwriter Pa Reidy.
Galway songwriter Padraig Stevens remembers a classic track from Tony Small.
Robert Mulhern gets deep with An Evocation to Tonduff by Shammen Delly.
Cork artist Athur Itis talks us through one of his favourite west coast tracks.
We asked some music people to tell us about tracks they love from the west coast. Here is a selection from Gary Landers of Kerry band Archmotors.
“One of the most romantic songs ever written, there’s something inebriating about it." Turns out that Galway act Turnstiles have a grá for this classic west coast track.
"Faces by Nerves is a love letter to post-punk isolationism. A song that holds itself among my favourites of the genre"... Áindle of Galway band NewDad tells us about a track he likes.
Galway songwriter Jack Lee tells us about a track he loves from Clare producer Daithí.