At the end of March, my young nephew who had recently returned from the United States after 10 years with my sister and the rest of the family, asked me if I would make him a playlist of music that he could explore. He had already begun to play the guitar and so was entering… Continue reading Ultimate Jukebox: 1950 – Ongoing
In the second part of Remy’s revue of his favourite Irish albums of all time, we take a detailed look at Damien Dempsey‘s 2003 sophomore album ‘Seize the Day‘, plus a round-up of the latest new independent Irish releases that float his boat featuring new tracks from TOYGIRL, Kayli Sousa, Brass Phantoms, Uly, Danny G… Continue reading Episode 7 – Damien Dempsey – ‘Seize the Day’ & New Irish Music
Remy talks to Irish film director Gavin FitzGerald (‘Notorious’, ‘As It Was’) about the impact of Covid-19 on the film industry, we take a brief look at the history of Irish Film Censorship, and discuss 2 films with strong Irish connections we both enjoyed over the past few months.
In this episode, Remy takes a retrospective look-back at the debut album from Dublin band Future Kings of Spain in 2003, reviews new LP’s by Irish acts Arvo Party, Junk Drawer and FIELDS, and also his favourite Irish single releases of the past few weeks which you can listen to here in our updated Full… Continue reading Episode 5 – Future Kings of Spain, Arvo Party, CFIT, Junk Drawer & FIELDS
Living in the 21st century can be hard for many reasons, but one of the most difficult experiences we struggle to cope with as human beings is the paralysing realisation that we are running out of television series’ to watch. As recently as the turn of the century, whilst slightly aggravating, we were content to… Continue reading The Alternative TV Series Menu
Review of the new film, ‘Little Joe’ from director Jessica Hausner, a sci-fi horror with a floral twist. REMY’s Top 5 albums for February including new LP’s from Moses Boyd, Nadia Reid, and Beatrice Dillon, and a look back at Darren Aronofsky’s brilliantly disturbing 2000 film ‘Requiem for a Dream’.
Remy interviews Mark Graham of King Kong Company, discussing new double A-Side single ‘Lonesome Valley’ & ‘REST’ (listen below). Robert Egger’s new film ‘The Lighthouse is reviewed, along with a look at Pavement’s discography with particular focus on 1997’s ‘Brighten the Corners’, plus, reviews of the Top 5 Irish singles released in the last month… Continue reading Episode 3 – King Kong Company Interview, The Lighthouse, Pavement & New Irish Music
A look at the later music of Elvis Presley’s discography with particular focus on 1969’s ‘From Elvis in Memphis’, Adam Sandler’s Oscar-nominated new film ‘Uncut Gems’, a look back at the making of Oliver Stone’s ‘Platoon’ and a round-up of some of the best new music albums to be released in January.
Remy Podcast is a brand new Irish-based series which will cover mainly new and old film and music releases, but also cover a broader spectrum of Arts and Culture. In Episode 1, Remy reviews his favourite films and albums of 2019. Albums covered are Thom Yorke’s ‘Anima’, Tyler, the Creator’s ‘IGOR’ and Nilufer Yanya’s ‘Miss… Continue reading Episode 1: 2019 Film & Music Review