Deeper into the sound

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSIC REVIEWS - SIOBHÁNLONG

each song to cor­ners fur­ther than any pi­anist in the tra­di­tion has ever dared to ven­ture. Martin Hayes’ fid­dle finds its nat­u­ral groove, his love of the spare essence of the tune en­abling even some­thing as fa­mil­iar as The Rolling Wave to re­veal it­self anew, with his Gavin Br­yars-like abil­ity to cel­e­brate the strange in the fa­mil­iar, the sur­prise in the re­cur­ring melody line. in its fi­nal verse, where mat­ters of love and mu­sic in­ter­sect beau­ti­fully.

Gui­tarist Den­nis Cahill is ever-present, book-end­ing with Bartlett each song and tune, shap­ing the space for fid­dles and voice to add fur­ther sub­stance. The Gloam­ing have risen to a gal­lop, and our tune and song store is much the richer for it. the­gloam­

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