Mike Finnegan

MIKE FINNEGAN is an international music journalist based between Galway, Ireland and Lisbon, Portugal. Throughout his journey, Mike has uncovered profound perspectives on the power of music with creatives from every continent. When away from his notebook and keyboard, Mike enjoys short walks on the beach and longer talks at beach bars.

IRELAND’S ONOFF STRIKES EMOTIONAL CHORD WITH ‘WHAT MATTERS MOST’

A lulling orchestral loop instantaneously draws the listener in, as if snagged by a symphonic-lasso weaved from the very heartstrings of Ireland’s own indie-rock act, ONOFF. It’s the ever-misleading calm before the storm, which in this case takes the form of driving rock riffs and the crashing percussive-pulse of the band’s latest single, ‘What Matters…

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MARLA KETHER HYPNOTIZES WITH AFROFUTURIST HIT ‘‘IN MY CORNER’’

Marla Kether’s reintroduction to the music industry as a solo-artist is as refreshingly bold as it is sonically-diverse. Her latest single ‘In My Corner’ takes the listener on an Afrofuturist-journey through the multitude of musical traditions boasted by the African diaspora. ‘In My Corner’ acts as a multilayered, multicultural, melodic canvas of sorts – featuring…

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