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“FORWARD LOOKING, STYLISTICALLY ADVENTURESOME AND MUSICALLY WELL EXECUTED, IT CHALLENGES RECEIVED NOTIONS OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC PURITY…” NEW YORK ECHO
Centred around the wizardry of concertina player and electronic sound designer Pádraig Rynne, the band is anchored by Cillian King on guitars & vocals, Eoin Walsh on electric bass, Davie Ryan on drums and Cormac McCarthy on piano and keyboards.
The band delivers an evocative repertoire of original melody compositions by Rynne and songs by King, produced with sensitive electronic overlays and inventive arrangements that are “cinematic in scope” (New York Echo).
With a vision to bring Traditional Irish Music into the urban arena, by placing Irish melodies within electronic, jazz, and rock, NOTIFY is spearheading an evolution of the traditional genre with its freedom, groove, high octane and emotional arrangements.
NOTIFY’s 2013 debut cd release was voted as one of the top five albums of 2014 by The Irish Times.
“Rynne forms Notify into a raffish, lateral-thinking delight. 1980s funk intersects with freewheeling improv to often startling effect, with the concertina proving its mettle as an able dealer in a world where groove is king.” – SIOBHAN LONG THE IRISH TIMES
At the crossroads of Traditional Irish Music and ambient electronica, NOTIFY breathes new life into Irish music and song, with “a musical tapestry that ranges from soft melodies to crashing crescendo
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Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos