I met up with Melbourne’s The Mae Trio in Abner Browns Barbershop, while they were on tour in Ireland. We recorded this acoustic session of their track 'Sweet As Honey' exclusively for The OB Sessions.
Lilla Vargen, a Belfast based indie singer-songwriter has released her debut single ‘Hold On’. Each utter from Vargen's tender vocal is special in this tender piece. In a music scene that is coming out with so many loud and full sounds, the more stripped back and subtle approach is something that breathes a breath of fresh air into Ireland!
I recently met up with Lydia Ford in The Workman's Club Vintage Room, where we recorded this acoustic version of her track 4AM.
Lydia is a singer-songwriter form Mayo that has moved sticks to New York. Ford’s music now takes inspiration from her subway rides rather than the green coast of west Ireland.
After a Choice Music Song of the Year nomination for her debut single ‘Love No More’ and over a million Spotify streams of her latest single ‘Troublemaker’, Soulé stands at the forefront of a new wave of Irish electronic pop, hip-hop and R&B. The fast-rising Dublin-based, London-born musician builds on her growing acclaim by sharing her brand new track ‘What Do You Know’.
Siv Jakobsen is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who was recently on tour in Ireland. While on tour we filmed this exclusive acoustic session of her track 'Blanket' in the Vintage Room of The Workman's Club, Dublin.
Translated as “simple” in Welsh, SYML is the creation of Brian Fennell, a Seattle-native and founding member of the indie-rock band Barcelona. With a keen grasp on textural and emotive songwriting, Fennell combines piano, minimalist synth and string-scapes with ethereal vocals to take the listener on a journey through the senses
The OB Live alumni Basciville have released their anticipated new single 'Diving Hour' ahead of their nationwide tour starting this September.
'Diving Hour' is an incredible follow up to their debut EP 'Blues in Red', and retains the sensibility of a band clearly at ease with their craft but eager to comment on the world as they see it.
French-Cuban twins Ibeyi are back to announce details of their second album Ash, a record that tackles subjects as diverse as womanhood, spirituality, activism and racism, all conveyed in Ibeyi’s own unique blend of modern pop, hip-hop and electronic influenced music that incorporates the traditional sounds of Yorùbá.