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‘ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES’–Van Morrison’s 37th studio album out this September 22!

‘ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES’–Van Morrison’s 37th studio album out this September 22!

  Who doesn’t get emotional with any Van Morrison song? He’s the ultimate blues man who enchants  mainstream fans with his voice and guitar playing. Bring It On Home To Me is the first single off the new album Roll With the Punches. It’s a compelling track that showcases Morrison’s amazing range both as an instrumentalist and vocalist. “Bring […]

Hey, Let’s Listen To This Perfect Summer Track Called Caribbeana Mama by Rory K

Hey, Let’s Listen To This Perfect Summer Track Called Caribbeana Mama by Rory K

Our New York rapper Rory K dropped an interesting track over the weekend. This is a perfect vibe to my own weekend escapade(if you count riding my bike home after a couple of beers at 2 am). So yeah, the title is Caribbeana Mama which is perhaps something Rory K wrote after several margaritas eh? […]

Tapping into the divine: Maxim Cormier plays J.S. Bach

Tapping into the divine: Maxim Cormier plays J.S. Bach

Close your eyes and imagine that you are walking on a lush field amidst the gentle singing of the birds. You are in a place away from the present and the past. This is the mood that award-winning Acadian/Métis guitarist, composer, producer Maxim Cormier who hails from Chéticamp, Nova Scotia has given me. He keeps inspired anyone who believes in the […]

Subkulture: Save the Howling Dogs

Subkulture: Save the Howling Dogs

  (Updated) After so much frustration, Gothic rockers Dominion, Experiment Perilous and Readership Hostile  decided to bond together and use their music to raise awareness regarding the Yulin dog and cat eating festival  in China. What is it? Last year, independent.co.uk published an article titled Yulin Dog Meat Festival 2016: 10,000 dogs to be killed […]

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

  One of Dave’s epic shots. Photo by @simonpilley I love writing stories about people who inspire others. I think for most part, we get into all sorts of sports for many reasons other than the competitive side. For me it’s(cycling) my way of coping with lethargy on a daily basis.  One day I was browsing […]

Brianna Gaither and the lasting resonance of ‘Vanity.’

Brianna Gaither and the lasting resonance of ‘Vanity.’

In 2011, singer-songwriter Brianna Gaither released her debut album Love is Patient. I got my copy via Noisetradewhich is a great site if you are looking for fresh independent artists. I really love the album. For anyone who stumbled upon her albums after a terrible relationship, loss or pain, that album was (and still is) […]

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Irish professional wakeboarder David O’Caoimh Photo Credit: Paul Johnston – Wakeboarder —Paul Johnston — at Xtreme Gene Wakeboard and Waterski. David O’Caoimh (you say it like David O’ Queeve) just turned 23 late last year. He has already accomplished many things. A frequent winner in the World Cup Championships, he usually wakes up early in the morning.He devotes the rest of the […]

Expats Post Interview with Emerald Heritage Founder Lyn Nelson

Expats Post Interview with Emerald Heritage Founder Lyn Nelson

We just weren’t content to sit back as great swathes of Ireland’s natural habitat and history was put to the sword, never to return, so we decided to act.-Lyn Nelson I learned about Emerald Heritage through my friend Anita Daly. She told me that she supports the group passionately. She was wondering if I would cover them […]

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