Red On Red | Cork's RedFM
Red on Red is a weekly podcast series hosted by Mike McGrath-Bryan dedicated to new music and culture in Cork City. Picking up where Green on Red leaves off weekly, the show explores Cork's seemingly endless array of leftfield music, via the city's gigs, festivals & other events, digging into the sounds of the city with extended interviews & premiere listens.
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Red on Red - Episode 101 - Quarter Block Party 2020
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
This week on the podcast, we’re previewing next month’s Quarter Block Party festival, with help from Cork post-punk trio Pretty Happy!
Red on Red - Episode One Hundred - Albert Twomey
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
This week on episode 100 of the podcast, we’re joined by a legend of music in Cork City: Ping Pong DJ, former PLUGD Records hassler, Tombstome gig promoter, and Penske Recordings man, Albert Twomey.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Nine - Ophelia McCabe
Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
We're talking with Irish hip-hop veteran and music educator Ophelia McCabe about her roots, her experiences, and her life in Irish music. Plus, a pair of live performances.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Eight - Hope Is Noise & Horse
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
This week, on the last podcast episode of 2019, we're joined in studio by Hope is Noise frontman Dan Breen and Horse frontman Ian O'Callaghan, ahead of their big gig on Friday night at the Kino!
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Seven - Myles O'Reilly
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we're chatting live with filmmaker and This Ain't No Disco man Myles O'Reilly, as part of his weekend of events as artist-in-residence at Quiet Lights festival last month!
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Six - The Leeside Tapes Vol 9
Thursday, December 5th, 2019
We’re taking another longform dive into the soundscape of Cork city, with a selection of music from local DIY indie/pop collective @HAUSU: it's the Leeside Tapes, Vol. 9.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Five - God Alone
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by post-metallers God Alone, straight off their appearance in the pages of Kerrang! magazine, and their first UK tour.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Four - Eve Clague
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by singer-songwriter Eve Clague, ahead of her appearance at Quiet Lights festival this weekend.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Three - Jus'Me
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
We’re joined by Justin O’Donnell, aka the Cuttin’ Heads Collective’s DJ JusMe, ahead of the group's fourth anniversary bash at venues across the city this weekend!
Red on Red - Episode Ninety Two - November Roundup
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re taking a look at gigs and festivals happening at venues in the city throughout November.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety One - Post-Material
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
This week we’re joined in studio by one of the team behind a brand new online magazine emerging from Cork City, Post-Material magazine's Killian McCann.
Red on Red - Episode Ninety - Rory O'Brien
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Rory O’Brien, guitarist of Ten Past Seven, and we've got tunes from this weekend's Cork Jazz Festival.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Nine - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 8
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
This week on the podcast: the voices, ideas and influences of women in Cork music take centre stage in the latest edition of The Leeside Tapes.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Eight - Spekulativ FIktion & Gatch
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Cork hip-hop don Spekulativ Fiktion, and Northside wordsmith Gatch, ahead of their upcoming collaborative single, and Cuttin' Heads Collective's fourth anniversary weekend.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Seven - IndieCork
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
This week we’re joined in studio by music programme director and managerial committee member of IndieCork Film and Music Festival, Tony Langlois
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Six - Sans Chateaux
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Sans Chateaux man Austin Moore, after the release of his latest full-length, 'Ephemeral Heights', at Sounds from a Safe Harbour Festival.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Five - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 7
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
A love letter to Cork DIY collective Teletext Records, featuring music from their roster of collaborators, and previous headliners at their monthly gigs. This is the Leeside Tapes, volume 7
Red On Red - Episode Eighty Four - Quiet Lights 2019
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined on the phone by musician, promoter, artist manager, and Quiet Lights festival head Jonathan Pearson
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Three - Cork Zine Fest
Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
This week we’re joined on the phone by Shaky Shots photographer, arts facilitator, and Cork Zine Fest co-ordinator, Oriane Duboz!
Red on Red - Episode Eighty Two - Boa Morte
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
we’re joined by returning alt-folk outfit Boa Morte, talking about their new album 'Before There Was Air', twenty years together, and changes in the music industry.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty One - The Paranoid Beast
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
This week, on a special, feature-length edition of the podcast, a chat about Cork metal with Paranoid Beast promoter and label co-head, Mark Morrissey, plus new and unreleased live recordings from the monthly Paranoid Pit gigs at Fred Zeppelin's.
Red on Red - Episode Eighty - Leeside Tapes Vol. VI
Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we venture from foundation-setting tunes, to lo-fi beats and the slick ambition of a new generation of Cork hip-hop: this is the Leeside Tapes, Vol. 6.
Red on Red - Episode Seventy Nine - August Lineup
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re taking a look at some of the gigs happening in venues up and down the city and county, during the month of August!
Red on Red - Episode Seventy Eight - Pretty Happy
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Corkonian noise-rockers Pretty Happy, ahead of their appearance at Indiependence this weekend!
Red on Red - Episode Seventy Seven - JJ Lee
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Ghostking is Dead bassist, Messyng and solo multi-instrumentalist, and music journalist, JJ Lee.
Red on Red - Episode Seventy Six - Colm Cahalane
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Colm Cahalane, public relations and social media head for Cork DIY record label HAUSU.
Red on Red - Seventy Five - Leeside Tapes Vol. 5
Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
This week on a special edition of our Leeside Tapes series of mixes, a hazy, summery odyssey into Cork's post-austerity psychedelic and experimental music, including The Altered Hours, Crevice, Elaine Malone, and more.
Red On Red - Episode Seventy Four - June Gig Roundup
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re taking a look at gigs happening in venues around Cork throughout the month of July. Plus, tunes from Elaine Malone, Gadget and the Cloud, Syn, and more!
Red On Red - Episode Seventy Three - Any Joy
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
We’re joined by Oisin Duneen, songwriter and frontman of Cork psych-rockers Any Joy, plus tunes from The Altered Hours, Elaine Malone, Fixity and more!
Red on Red - Episode Seventy-Two - Lowlek
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
We’re joined in studio by Lowlek frontman and Last Fridays at the Corner House booker Arran Mac Gabhann, ahead of the band's gig at The Roundy on July 12th.