My Spotify Wrapped from the past year, 2022 and the playlist linked below with my top 100 songs of the year. It's a pretty great playlist if I do say so myself. Spotify 2022 -My Top 100 songs
Last night I was in Dolan's kasbah social club down on the dock road. We went down to see Modern love play, with Dylon Jack as the opener. I got in there in time to have a couple of Jameson ginger ale and lime before making our way into the back room for an intimate … Continue reading #254- Fresh and energetic live music in Limerick
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford is a western film from 2007. It was directed by Andrew Dominik who also directed the Eric Bana film Chopper and Killing them softly. While I really enjoyed those other two films there's something about the assassination that is just so visually stunning and otherworldly. … Continue reading #249- The most visually striking western I’ve ever watched. Brad Pitt’s greatest role is Jesse James
Bob Dylan recorded his Budokan album in Nippon Budokan,Tokyo, Japan back in 1978 and is essentially a greatest hits album. Dylan sounds incredible on this live album. His voice is so crisp and he does some incredible versions of his great songs including; Shelter from the storm, Knockin on heaven's door, Simple twist of fate … Continue reading #245- Bob Dylan live at Budokan is incredible!
Last month I was in Berlin for a little over a week and while on my travels I came across a few very very good goddamn records. On one of the hottest days it felt like I had ever experienced in my entire life in Mauerpark we went to a market with everything you could … Continue reading #237- I bought more Bob Dylan vinyl’s
Day 4 and 5 in Berlin included the Berlin wall or the East side gallery, a boat trip and a visit to Mauerpark where I bought vinyl, pictures, handcrafted items and chilled out in the shade to avoid the heat. There was also a spy museum that turned me into a child as I walked … Continue reading #236- Berlin day 4 & 5
My buddy Jack Keeshan had a brilliant and energetic album launch on Friday in Roscrea. What a show and what an album. 5 incredibly crafted and powerful songs. I could say to him " Jack, these songs are unbelievable, songs with a purpose and meaning behind them" not that he fully accepts the label of … Continue reading #232- Internal Dialogue
What to do what to do what to do ? I spent a few years working them, on shift for twelve hours when I should've been nursing a hangover instead This year I'm off, I'm one of the envied ones by healthcare standards all over the country What will I do? It's already 9:10am and … Continue reading #225 – bank holiday Monday
The collection grows stronger as the months have passed us by. This time late year I was at the beginning stages of my collection. The early days of a new found obsession to collect more physical media. Five hundred or more DVD's, Blu ray and boxsets wasn't enough, Spotify wasn't enough at all and YouTube … Continue reading #221 – Vinyl collection update
For so many years now I've been listening to the music of Bob Dylan and I'm not slowing down anytime soon. If anything it's getting worse over time but there's just so much to choose from. Most recently I've been listening to a release of Springtime in New York; The bootleg series Vol.16 a release … Continue reading #220 – Dylan and his never-ending catalogue of music just keeps me going and going and going !