Archive for the ‘HWCH 2010’ Category


Well done to the organisers and bands of HWCH this year, it was a great 3 days. Making it a Thursday-Friday-Saturday affair was possibly their best-ever move. In previous years, Sundays were always a bit of a damp squib because people didn’t bother to turn up – so it was good to end on the high of a Saturday night.

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The new issue of the mighty AU magazine is out now. I interviewed Cee Lo Green and Timber Timbre in this issue, and you can pick it up (for free) around Dublin – and in cities around the country, for that matter.

Hard Working Class Heroes kicked off last night, and was really good fun. Continue reading


IT’S THAT time of year again, when Ireland’s best signed and unsigned bands come together, play half-hour sets in one of 6 venues around the Temple Bar area, and hope they’ll impress the numerous punters, media folk and international booking agents that will be in attendance this year (apparently there’ll be representatives from festivals like SXSW, Primavera Sound and Midem schmoozing and quaffing all the free Bulmers Berry they can get their hands on).

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