"I want to pour as much of myself into this very uncompromising, often quite ugly or scary human energy, and it’s so important to me." - Aoife Barry talks experimental music and the catharsis of performance with Vicky Langan.
Aoife Barry talks to Nigel Maister of Alarm Will Sound ahead of their performance of John Cage's Song Books at The Cork Opera House on June 6th.
"Listening to Perfume Genius is like being handed a private diary, but one that might be written in blood, sweat or other bodily fluids." - Aoife Barry reviews Put Your Back N 2 It, the second album from Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius.
"We may as well be dressed in black, standing by a pile of dirt next to a grave, about to toss a flower onto a wooden casket." - Aoife Barry on Blues Funeral, the new Mark Lanegan Band album.
Aoife Barry talks to Canada's Jon ("no relation to Leonard") Cohen who brings the Jon Cohen Experimental's Passenger tour to the Grand Social on Friday 20th January.
Aoife Barry reviews the Coen Brothers' adaptation of True Grit.
Aoife Barry hit the road to see Marina and the Diamonds, Miike Snow and Digitalism gig in Carlow, of all places.
Thumped doesn't normally get invited along to things like this, so imagine our surprise when an invite came in to attend the Jack Daniel's birthday gig & JD Set 2010 launch in London...
With Year Of The Husband finally nearing its July 4th release date, Aoife Barry tries to find out just what exactly took them so long...
Brian Cullen's Love Bullets explain to Aoife Barry the critical importance of not singing in an American accent.