Rocker’s Guide Episode 10: Essential Albums Series – Spacemen 3 ‘The ‘The Perfect Prescription’. Eamonn introduces Spacemen 3’s 1987 magnum opus ‘The Perfect Prescription’. From its Stooges-tinged foundations onward, it is a psychedelic masterpiece, long hailed for its supernova aural transcendence, dilated orchestral highs and spectral guitar ohms. Spacemen 3 re-drew the rock’n’roll landscape in […]
Rock and Roll and literature have always been a killer-combo. Eamonn explores the cross-pollination, lit-aesthetics and double-edged heat that writers bring to music, and musicians bring to writers. From William Burroughs to JG Ballard, and The Velvet Underground to Mica Levi – let the White Rabbits appear and the Fear And Loathing commence!
n hour of the best female fronted music in the alternative scene via Germany, Spain, USA, Sweden, Syria and more. “The entire world is still a boys club” says Shawna Potter of punk band War On Women. This weeks all female line-up features amongst others: War On Women, Hope Sandoval, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, […]
The Rockers Guide Halloween Special arrives with a scary selection of alternative classics hand picked by listeners of Clonline Radio. Make way for the Ramones, Geto Boys, Roky Erickson, Twin Peaks, Dawn Of The Dead and more.
This week is all about dense rising soundscapes and psychedelic metal sounds. The Rockers Guide keeps it heavy and progressive with a selection of music from the record label Profound Lore; including Prurient, Altar of Plagues and some tasters from Wife’s new ep ‘Standard Nature’. Stay tuned also for some older gems from Irish metal […]
Rockers Guide puts a boot in with ‘Hardcore Punk and Disorderly’, a fast-paced hardcore hour featuring Detestation, Unison, Revolution of a Sun, Ink & Dagger and more! Hear some of the leading lights in independent DIY hardcore punk scene.
Eamonn speaks with an esteemed music peer and Thin Lizzy aficionado Philip Bourke, about the life and music of Phil Lynott, on the week the iconic musician would have celebrated his 67th birthday. Phil talks us through the musical gems of one of the world’s greatest guitar bands, and one of Ireland’s most visionary songwriters – this is […]
‘Everything’s Hunky Dory In Clonakilty’ with Mark Holland of Hunky Dory Record Store in Spillers Lane, Clonakilty. Eamonn from the Rockers Guide speaks with Mark about the business of music, while selected some of Mark’s favourite songs; from The Cure, Suede, Thin Lizzy and more.
Circa 91 – Nirvana In Cork. This week Eamonn speaks with Pete Mac Paradox about the upcoming Circa ’91: Sonic Youth/Nirvana Cork – Aug. 20th 2016 – 25th Anniversary of Nirvana and Sonic Youth’s legendary gig on former Sir Henry’s Site event – playing some loud killer music by Nirvana, PARADOX and Sonic Youth.
This week Eamonn brings us a guide to the vast wealth of rock music coming out of Ireland.