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Culture Cafe: 14/10/2010

October 15, 2010 Leave a comment


Nessy with Howlin Dowlin

Bren, Vinny and Nessy


Episode 38?? How did that happen?

Had a great time last night in the studio, there was a really good buzz, I spoke to Meljoann and Iwona from Flashlight and Howlin Dowlin popped in for a chat and a song. Here’s what happened.

1. Crossroads: DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick (Culture Cafe Theme)
2. Blah Bounce: Republic of Loose
3. To U I bestow: Mundy (this week’s recommended Free Legal download available from Reverbnation)
4. Chat with Iwona, from Flashlight, who’s organising the event in the Twisted Pepper next week
5. Kings of Leon: Radioactive
6. RazorBlades: Howlin Dowlin
7. Chat with Bren and Vinny from Howlin Dowin including a live track Culture Cafe
8. Sussed: Howlin Dowlin
9. Chat with Meljoann
10. Meljoann: So Academic

and it was all over just like that.. Podcast coming shortly!


Culture Cafe Returns

October 6, 2010 Leave a comment

Culture CafeLike it says on the tin, I’ll be back on DCUfm on Thursday night (October  8th) between 7 and 8. This week I’ll be catching up with O Emperor and Tim from The Gorgeous Colours and I’ll be joined in Studio by Sweet Jane. Should be a good one! You can listen here

April 6 2010

April 7, 2010 1 comment
Romomovs Goodbye's Keyboard and mini stack

Romomovs Goodbye

I think this is episode 26.

It was another mad busy evening.. Thanks to Romonov’s Goodbye and Arrow In The Sky for popping in. Here’s what happened.

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads

2. Plan B: She Said

3. Chat with Romanov’s Goodbye

4. Romanov’s Goodbye: Hank (Live)

5. Romonov’s Goodbye: Goodbye letters

6. Holy Roman Army: Speed To My Side (Recommended Free Legal Download available from

7. Chat with Arrow In The Sky

8. Arrow In the Sky: Last Breath (Live)

9. Arrow In The Sky: Half Glass of Emptiness

10. Chat with Aisling, Our Ear To The Beat about Pete Doherty

11. Pete Doherty: Lovers

12. Studio invasion with Alan and Denis.. then I decided to shut up and go home!

Thanks to Aisling for the photies!

Photos next..

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Culture Cafe: April 1 2010

April 2, 2010 Leave a comment

nessy elavator

Episode 22.

Here’s what went down last night! The studio was invaded at one point by Russell James – seemingly his own show isn’t big enough for him 😛

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads (Culture Theme)
2. Neon Indian: Sleep Paralasyst (Recommended Free Legal Download available from Here
3. Chat with Chris Maher from
4. Von Bizmark: Address the Silence
5. Chat with Elavator
6. Elavator: Fly Away (Live)
7. Elavator: Wandering Man (Live)
8. Looking Out for Number One (Live)
9. Vampire Weekend: Giving Up The Gun
10. Interview / chat with DCUfm’s Russell James, who is working for the college elections

That was a larf!

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Culture Cafe: 25/03/2010

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Culture Cafe Logo

Episode 23:

The Dogs were against me tonight.. Here’s what I got up to:

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick
2. Placebo: Nancy Boy
3. Unkle: Natural Selections (our recommended Free Legal Download available from
4. 1000 Bees: Kate Walsh
5. Chat with fellow double shortlisted Smedian Alan Regan
6. Storyfold: Delphine Wakes
7. Machine Gun Baby: Yes, I’ll Wait
8. Sullee J: Nothing Else Matters
9. Interview with Sullee J (recorded via Skype on 21/3/2010)
10. Simon Fagan: Damn Honey
11. Hitman Lord: I Drank As I
12. Everything Everything: My Keys Your Boyfriend
13. Marina & The Diamonds: Hollywood

Culture Cafe: 23/03/2010

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment
Nessy and Fiach

Nessy and Fiach

Wow That was a busy show!

Some fantastic live music from Fiach, Keith Mullins and Pearse McGloughlin, more talent than you could shake a stick at so, Here’s what went down!

1. DJ Flip & Freezemaster Slick: Crossroads (Culture Cafe Theme)
2. Everything Everything: My Keys, Your Boyfriend
3. Chat with Fiach
4. Fiach: Freedom and Resistance (Live)
5. Fiach: Every Single Day
6. Cults: Most Wanted
7. Chat with Keith Mullins
8. Keith Mullins: Mistakes (Live)
9. Keith Mullins: This is Me walking Away
10. Kate Walsh: 1000 Bees
11. Chat with Pearse McGloughlin
12. Pearse McGloughlin: Ways to Kill A Werewolf
13. Pearse McGloughlin: Morning Mist

And that’s all we could squish in! Thanks to Niall from Rock n Roll Radio and apologies, we ran over by a little bits oops..

Keep Going Pictures of me with the other guys..

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Win Kate Walsh tickets

March 24, 2010 Leave a comment

kate walsh

Culture Cafe has some tickets to give away for Kate Walsh in Whelans on Friday night.. here’s the blurb..

UK singer songwriter Kate Walsh returns to Ireland in March to perform at Whelan’s, Dublin on Friday March 26th. Kate released her second album Light & Dark, in August 2009, followed by a performance at Electric Picnic. She spent much of late 2009 in Ireland, supporting Mick Flannery on a host of Irish dates, including Vicar Street and Cork Opera House on New Year’s Eve. Kate also featured on the Late Late Show with her most recent single 1,000 Bees and has been touring Europe with Paolo Nutini. Following her Irish show, Kate heads back off around Europe in support of Turin Brakes before coming back to the UK to spend six nights in the Royal Albert Hall in London supporting the legendary Mark Knopfler

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets for the event, email or leave a comment here saying ‘I want those tickets’

Winners will be announced on Thursday 25th