emonty0001’s twenty comments

  • Re: Dublin pub music experiences

    I went to Ireland for the first time last June and got the same advice. I did not go into Temple Bar itself but I enjoyed the craziness of the neighborhood on the afternoon of an Ireland vs.? football game. It reminded me of the French Quarter in New Orle... more…

  • Re: tunes about dreams

    "The Gap of Dreams", the first track on CD of the same name by Altan, released last month. more…

  • Re: Modern ‘traditional’ composers

    "What is modern?" more…

  • Re: Modern ‘traditional’ composers

    Thanks for the responses. I've always liked the music but didn't really start learning more deeply until about a year ago. I knew a few big names but not much beyond that. To me, one of the great things about ITM (and other traditions) is that there is al... more…

  • Modern ‘traditional’ composers

    I asked a question about a tune and found out it was written by a member of Kennedy's Kitchen. Who are some of the better composers/tune writers working right now? more…

  • Re: Tune I.D. Sleeping Under the Tables

    I have bought some music of theirs before and I will buy more. I learned about them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast and I try to support the 'indy' musicians the podcast features. more…

  • Re: Tune I.D. Sleeping Under the Tables

    Thanks for the help! I love the tune and was trying to track it down. I get so used to the “history” of tunes I didn’t even consider a “modern” source. I’d like to catch a performance of theirs someday. more…

  • Tune I.D. Sleeping Under the Tables

    I have a recording of a tune called 'Sleeping Under The Tables' (Kennedy's Kitchen) but I can't find it anywhere else. Does anyone know if this tune has another name? more…

  • Re: “Music at the Crossroads”, new Irish music radio programme on DSFM

    Excellent! Thanks for letting us know. I drive quite a bit and another podcast is great. more…

  • Re: Jives Coffee House

    My son will be an instructor at USAFA a year from now. I am a POLITE bodhran player :-) who would love to come to listen and observe once my son has relocated there. I have a fleece-ended tipper for those awkward occasions when nobody wants to hear me:-).... more…