Zine celebrates Cork music scene
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