Part 2 Beastie Boys Venue: Castlegar Sports Ground, Galway 11/07/98 I was never a big fan of Beastie Boys as I steered clear of rap and wasn’t interested in it. But that was me being a music snob as something changed along the way and it was more of the cross-over appeal between rock and … Continue reading Do You Remember The First Time?
Music life in lockdown week 40 – the final edition
Since I started working from home back in March, I had no idea that by Christmas I would still be writing this. This is the final entry for the Music life in lockdown review series. I have really enjoyed going through my collection and listening to lots of music from over the years especially listening … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 40 – the final edition
25 albums for 1994
A not so exhaustive list of my favourite albums from 1994.
2001 – festivals
The summer of 2001 saw me going to two festivals that year - T in the Park over in Scotland and the second Witnness festival in Ireland. T in the Park took place over the weekend of 7-8 July. This was my first visit to a Scottish festival and it was really good. Very much … Continue reading 2001 – festivals
2000 – festivals
I finally caught the festival bug a bit late. Took me to go to the first really big one, Glastonbury (see previous blog, 1999 - festivals) to really want to experience it again. From 1990 to 1994 the annual Trip to Tipp (Feile) completely bypassed me. This was a three day event at Semple Stadium … Continue reading 2000 – festivals