Zine cel­e­brates Cork mu­sic scene

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drawn mostly from the indie and al­ter­na­tive scene. The zine will also fea­ture a “Fu­ture Sounds” roundtable dis­cus­sion with DJs, PR peo­ple and pro­mot­ers work­ing be­hind the scenes in the city’s mu­sic in­dus­try, with photographs. The bands fea­tured in­clude Rest, Ten Past Seven, Elk, The Al­tered Hours and The Hard Ground. There will also be a piece on Sir Henry’s and the city’s older scene, which spawned the likes of Frank & Wal­ters and the Sul­tans of Ping.

“Ear­lier this year, I felt like there was a lot of nos­tal­gia em­a­nat­ing from Cork about how good things used to be in the city,” ex­plains O’Sul­li­van. “Per­son­ally I think the mu­sic scene in Cork has never been bet­ter, so We Play Here is a bid to try and com­bat that hazy nos­tal­gia.” we­play­here.big­car­tel.com Cork’s mu­sic scene is go­ing through a bit of a pur­ple patch at the mo­ment, so a group of blog­gers and friends have de­signed a new zine to doc­u­ment the best of the county’s mu­si­cal cre­atives. We Play Here, which will be launched on Novem­ber 16th with two gigs in Cork, is the brain­child of blog­ger Eoghan O’Sul­li­van, who blogs at the­p­ointofevery­thing.com.

Along with three of his friends, O’Sul­li­van in­ter­viewed 17 Cork-based acts,

Zine on the scene: We Play Here doc­u­ments Cork mu­sic

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