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 Forty Seven - Aileen Wallace
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
We’re chatting with musician, sound-artist, engineer and educator Aileen Wallace, about Bunker Vinyl & Studio, being a self-taught musician/sound-artist, and her work at Girls Rock camps around the country.
Red on Red - Episode Forty Six - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 2.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re taking another longform, uninterrupted listen to some of the best tunes to emerge from the city from the past few months. This is the Leeside Tapes, Volume Two.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Five - December Line Up
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
This week on the podcast: we’re taking a look at some of the gigs happening in venues around the city, throughout December.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Four - Hope Is Noise
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking with Cork alt-rock godfathers Hope Is Noise about their upcoming Coughlan's gig, over two decades together, and their upcoming fifth album.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Three - Teletext Records
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking to Donagh Sugrue from Cork-based label/collective Teletext Records about starting a label and the impact of co-working on Cork music.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Two - Jar Jar Jr
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
This week on the podcast: Cork beatmaker Jar Jar Jr talks about sampling, the @cuttinheadscork birthday weekender, and getting millions of plays on YouTube. Plus tunes from Colm K, Gaptoof Jazzfeen, and more.
Red On Red - Episode Forty One - Ghostking Is Dead
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
This week on a spooky podcast: we’re talking with @HAUSURecords’ songwriter and producer Matt Corrigan, aka @GhostkingisDead. Plus tunes from @GodAloneCork, @YenkeeMusic, @PodgeLaneMusic and more!
Red On Red - Episode Forty - O Emperor
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with Paul Savage from O Emperor, ahead of the Cork psych-rock band’s final brace of gigs next month, plus tunes from The Altered Hours, Elaine Malone and more!
Red on Red - Episode 39 - Happyalone
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
This week on the podcast: we’re talking with indie/electronic sensations @HappyAndFriends about their whirlwind debut year, from topping the #SpotifyViral50 to playing the main arena at Electric Picnic.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Eight - SESH FM
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
We’re talking with Numbertheory and Brownsauce from Cork-based online music platform SESHFM, the musical arm of meme peddlers and debauchery advocates Humans of the Sesh.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Seven - Hausu Records
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
This week on the Red On Red podcast: we’re talking with members of Cork electronic and indie collective @HAUSURecords. Chats about music and collectives in the city, as well as brand-new music from the collective's bands and producers.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Six - Cara Kursh
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
We’re talking with singer-songwriter and spoken-word artist Cara Kursh about her new E.P. and the spoken-word scene in Cork. She plays live in studio, plus tunes from Happyalone, Spekulativ Fiktion, Elaine Malone and more!
Red on Red - Episode 35 - Aisling O'Riordan
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
This week on the podcast: we’re talking with Quarter Block Party co-ordinator, @shb_gigs member, and one-third of Morning Veils, Aisling O’Riordan. Chats about running gigs and festivals, plus tunes from Microdisney, Yenkee, Laurie Shaw and loads more.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Four - Caoilian Sherlock
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with @QuarterBlockParty co-ordinator and Southern Hospitality Board member @caoilianjsure, aka Saint Caoilian.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Three - Oriane Duboz
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with Shaky Shots facilitator and A Vent Zine editor Oriane Duboz, ahead of Doppelganger Cork Zine Fair in October!
Red On Red - Episode Thirty Two - Quiet Lights Festival
Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
This week on Red On Red we're previewing Quiet Lights Festival, a new folk and trad festival happening across Cork city and county next week. Chatting with us is festival director and curator Jonathan Pearson of Islander Music.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty One - Cork At The Picnic
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
We're previewing Cork (and Cork-related!) bands and artists heading to Electric Picnic. Tunes from the likes of @happyandfriends, @bitchfalcon and @elai_malone, plus chats with @genericpeopleHQ about the experience of running a stage at the big festival.
Red On Red - Episode Thirty - Audible Joes
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
We're talking with bassist/vocalist Brian Collins of Cork punks/alt-rockers Audible Joes, ahead of their gig in the Poor Relation on Saturday night. Chats about joining a long-running band, and Ireland's punk scene
Red On Red - Episode Twenty Nine - Eamon Ivri
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
We talk with producer, DJ and musician Eamon Ivri, aka Lighght. Chats and tracks from @SESHFM's new compilation 'Solidarity Vol. 1', in aid of Palestine, as well as Cork nightlife and transitioning from classical composer to producer.
Red On Red - Episode Twenty Eight - Jus'Me
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
We’re joined this week by DJ, skratchologist, onetime record dealer and Cuttin’ Heads Collective mastermind Justin O’Donnell, better known as Jus’Me. Chats about Radio Friendly, record-collecting and hip-hop in Cork
Red on Red - Episode Twenty Seven - Dan Walsh
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
This week we talk with musical polymath and arts facilitator Dan Walsh about his multitude of bands, the festival circuit, improvised music, and his musical upbringing as a session player in the pubs of Cork.
Red On Red - Episode Twenty Six - The Point Of Everything
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
We're talking with blogger, media producer and podcaster Eoghan O’Sullivan, of The Point of Everything, about developing a music blog, podcasting and developing a live spoken-word show.
Red On Red - Episode Twenty Five - God Alone
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
We talk with Cian and Jake from black-metal outfit God Alone. Chats about music options and help for young people in the city, balancing full-time gigging with the Leaving Cert, and their upcoming festival & UK gigs!
Red on Red - Episode Twenty Four - Siobhán Brosnan
Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with DJ, blogger and Cuttin’ Heads co-founder Siobhán "Shiv" Brosnan, about her time in the city, working in music media, and the next stage in her career
RED ON RED - EPISODE 23 - SENITA APPIAKORANG
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking with Shookrah and Lakerama vocalist Senita Appiakorang (@appiseni) about creativity, discussing consent in Shookrah's new single, and the band's upcoming Indiependence appearance. Tunes from Colm K, Outsider Rapha,
Red on Red - Episode Twenty-Two - The Leeside Tapes Vol 1
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
The first in an occasional series of mixes we’re calling The Leeside Tapes, where we take a longform listen to some of the best new music that Cork has had to offer in the first half of 2018.
Red On Red - Episode Twenty One - Darren Keane
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
We talk to one of Cork's busiest musicians and arts facilitators. Darren Keane talks to us about his bands Not Earth, Mueseum, The Creeps, Worm, and The Council of the Dark Arts Orchestra; as well as community projects that he's involved in.
Red on Red - Episode Twenty - Emma Kelly
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
We’re talking with Merakindie promoter, The Roundy booker and one-third of the Signal gig collective, Emma Kelly. Chats about booking gigs and tours, running venues & spaces, and what goes into making touring work for Cork artists.
Red On Red - Episode Nineteen - Fairplé
Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking with singer, songwriter and educator Karan Casey about Fairplé, an initiative to right the gender balance in Irish trad and folk music.
Red on Red - Episode Eighteen - Elaine Malone
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
This week on the podcast, we talk with psych-folk singer-songwriter Elaine Malone. Chatting about her creative processes, being part of the music community in Cork, and the relationship between art and activism.