Musical work involves mainly singing and vocal work through improvisation and songwriting, using instruments such as accordion and electronic effects, working between acoustic and electronic genres. Currently working on solo material. 

Currently working in a solo capacity, as well as with sound group Hissen most recently based in Temple Bar Studios, upcoming performances in The Lexicon in Dunleary, Dublin and in the Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin in June as part of the Carol Rama exhibition. A release of Hissen material is also upcoming online shortly in spring 2016. Forthcoming track with Patrick Kelleher on a release from Galerie Zacheta in Warsaw, on a live recorded album from The Artists festival in June 2015 (more on this festival here), this release is being currently mixed and will be available later in 2016. 

Working in the past with various musicians including Gavin Prior and Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh (Sabre Series), Diarmuid MacDiarmada and Brian Conniffe, as well as other acts including ESB, Paddy Mulcahy and United Bible Studies. Previous performances in the Joinery, Hunters Moon and Centre for Creative Practices amongst other venues.  A forthcoming release with Sabre Series will also be released by Deserted Village label in the future. Some contributions have been included on past releases by United Bible Studies including The Gascoigne Observatory and Kitchen Sessions

Some recent work with Hissen sound group can be found on their website here

Listen, Hissen, Hessin! at IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Photography by Louis Haugh.

Listen, Hissen, Hessin! at IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Photography by Louis Haugh.

 

 

Recent release with Brian Conniffe and Diarmuid MacDiarmada on Lumberton Trading Company label. The ep (released on vinyl only) can be ordered from here

                                                                                                                         Artwork by Maria Dolarosa

                                                                                                                         Artwork by Maria Dolarosa

 

 

Performance in The Joinery, Dublin with Brian Conniffe - photograph by Dave Walsh. 

Performance in The Joinery, Dublin with Brian Conniffe - photograph by Dave Walsh. 

No more feathers, no more flesh, sell the books is a recent collaborative work from Diarmuid MacDiarmada, Brian Conniffe and myself. We build up pieces from various methods of improvisation and composition with various instruments and voice.  

Video by Paradoxical Recordings of part of performance in the Joinery October 2015.

Landslide was put to a short film on 16mm made by Michael Higgins. Shown at Darklight Festival in 2011, and Berlin 8th Director's Lounge 2012. 

Further Information

Further recordings with Brian Conniffe to be found here 

Recent review of ep here. 

United Bible Studies recordings here and here

 

Various images from past performances, click to see all. 

The photographs above are taken by Jennie Flynn, Patrick Hough, Miranda Driscoll and Andreuch O'Maoinaigh. 

Venues in photos include Designist, Ormston House, The Joinery, The Sugar Club.