On the first Friday of every month, to coincide with BandCamp Friday, a member of the MNÁSOME Team will share some of their top picks who are currently making waves on the Irish and international music scene. By doing so, we hope to help introduce their music to some new, adoring fans like yourself! So please, have a listen, give them a follow and support them by buying their music, merch and tickets to their shows.
First up is Founder and Editor Sinéad’s top picks in no particular order…
Wyvern Lingo have blazed their way into the hearts of many with their honest lyrics and lush harmonies. With creativity and compassion, these socially conscious musicians use their storytelling to communicate a message of solidarity and highlight social injustices, particularly on recent release ‘Brutal Lottery’ and ‘Out of My Hands’ from their debut album released in 2018. The band are set to release their second album in 2021.
Support Wyvern Lingo on Bandcamp
Visit their Website
Fun Fact: A review of the music video for “I Love You, Sadie” was the first post published by MNÁSOME back in 2017!
Cursed Murphy Versus The Resistance
This is the resistance, prepare for war! Cursed Murphy Versus The Resistance are a Wexford based, spoken word punk rock outfit. The band recently released their powerful, iconoclastic debut album. A storm of spoken word, tribal drums and abrasive guitar, this album will get you pumped for the destruction of the establishment! Yay!
Support Cursed Murphy Versus The Resistance on Bandcamp
Fun Fact: ‘This Cursed Earth’ features on our Antidote Spotify Playlist.
Indie Folk artist Ailbhe Reddy released her debut album ‘Personal History’ today! Reddy has been a staple on the Dublin music scene since her debut EP ‘Hollowed Out Sea’ was released in 2016. Since then she has pulled on the heart strings of her listeners with her candid accounts of life and relationships.
Support Ailbhe Reddy on Bandcamp (Buy her album!)
Visit her Website
Fun Fact: Ailbhe Reddy featured in our Video Interview Series last year.
Roisin El Cherif
Galway singer and songwriter, Roisin El Cherif came onto the Irish music scene in 2016 with the release of debut single ‘Kerosene’. El Cherif lures the listener in with ambient sounds and pop melodies as demonstrated on her debut EP ‘Glass House’. In line with her magical aesthetic, El Cherif’s work also encompasses directing epic music videos inspired by mythology and magic like the one for EP title track ‘Glass House’.
Support Roisin El Cherif on Bandcamp
Fun Fact: ‘Cross Your Mind’ features on our BIPOC Music Matters Spotify playlist.