BIGGLES FLYS AGAIN
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:: Red Sail ::
Red Sail are a Dublin based alternative folk act with the 3 members originally hailing from Navan, Wexford and Roscommon. Their songs use the simple building blocks of piano, guitars and vocal harmonies combining electronic influences with a more traditional songwriting style. Since summer 2011, they have been gigging extensively throughout Ireland developing their sound.
Red Sail’s début EP ‘Paper Cutouts’ was released in May 2012 and has gained them Regional, Nation and UK radio play.
‘Paper Cutouts’ is available to download from iTunes and Bandcamp with physical copies available from Elastic Witch and Tower Records.
***EP Reviews and Press Quotes
“It would be surprising if this band didn’t join the mainstays of the modern folk music world to become known as Ireland’s best of the genre”
“A hard band to pin down but an easy one to love.”
“I’m genuinely excited by Dublin based three piece ‘Red Sail’… Their indie-folk sound is simply gorgeous and reminds me a little of a lo-fi ‘Belle & Sebastian'”
– 2 U I Bestow Blog
“Paper Cutouts EP – ★★★★★”
-Music Review Unsigned
“In there year together Red Sail have garnered a lot of attention on the Dublin music scene. They create charming, atmospheric folk with an indie sensibility.”
“Their performances are always genuine… will have your spine tingling and your heart aching…”
– Textures Blog
“A tripod of energy…”
::: Biggles Flys Again :::
Biggles Flys Again create multi layered pop music that is intelligent, wistful, erudite and full of melody. On March 30th they release their debut album ‘Remember Saturday’. Started by Conor Deasy as a bedroom recording project, now comprising 4 regular members, he chose the name after the Captain W. E. Johns books he read as a child. Since 2009 he has toured solo in the US, the UK, France, Germany and Sweden, shared stages with Jens Lekman and Mumblin Deaf Ro, and self released 2 eps.
“Handmade jaunty pop songs” The Irish Times.
“Charming piano pop” The Ticket.
“Lazy, hazy summer ballads” State.ie
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