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With so much music now out there, how can you be sure that you’re only hearing - and hearing about - the best of it? This is where Paul comes in, with three hours jammed full of old and new independent and alternative classics, reliably chosen by a man who knows a thing or two about great tunes. Always an education, always a pleasure.

With so much music now out there, how can you be sure that you’re only hearing - and hearing about - the best of it? This is where Paul comes in, with three hours jammed full of old and new independent and alternative classics, reliably chosen by a man who knows a thing or two about great tunes. Always an education, always a pleasure.
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With so much music now out there, how can you be sure that you’re only hearing - and hearing about - the best of it? This is where Paul comes in, with three hours jammed full of old and new independent and alternative classics, reliably chosen by a man who knows a thing or two about great tunes. Always an education, always a pleasure.

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Mattiel In Session

7/17/2019
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A session that fuses bluesy riffs with garage rock. How does that sound? To us, it's heaven and we're delighted to share it with you. Mattiel was in town recently and because we're such massive fans of her new album Satis Factory we thought that we must get this musician In Session for The Paul McLoone Show. We weren't disappointed. Listen to the podcast now.

Duration:00:09:22

The Divine Comedy | The McLoone Sessions

7/11/2019
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The Divine Comedy are frankly a sensation. Their new album 'Office Politics' was released in early June and we were delighted to invite the band in for a McLoone Session. It’s the follow-up to the acclaimed top ten 2016 album ‘Foreverland’. Neil will play four UK and Ireland instores this June as well as 11 dates this October, including a show at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre on 6th October. Listen to the podcast of the session by just pressing play! The McLoone Sessions every Wednesday...

Duration:00:11:15

Otherkin | The Paul McLoone Sessions

7/4/2019
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Otherkin are just gearing up to release their second album, a UK tour in September is calling and they are getting tonnes of radio play across the water. The boys came in to record a McLoone Session and boy did they! The studio walls could hardly contain them. Thanks to Gavin Blake on sound, have a listen to the session by clicking the play button above. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2019/07/04185817/OTHERKIN-SESSION.mp3"][/audio] The Paul McLoone Show Monday to Thursday...

Duration:00:13:04

Peluche | The Paul McLoone Sessions

6/27/2019
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Listen to the amazing Peluche in session for The Paul McLoone Show. The trio were in Dublin recently on their UK and Irish tour and popped in to record three tracks for us. You can listen to the session by clicking play button above. The Paul McLoone Show Monday to Thursday 9pm [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2019/06/27171329/PELUCHE-SESSION-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] A small but appreciative crowd were treated to a tight, supremely funky show by Peluche at the Sound House...

Duration:00:20:50

Listen To Soda Blonde Sensational McLoone Session

6/19/2019
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[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2019/06/19214521/SODA-BLONDE-SESSION-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] We were delighted to invite Soda Blonde into The McLoone Sessions. The band are a bit of a sensation with truly outstanding vocals from Faye O'Rourke. Bye bye Little Green Cars and well hello there to Soda Blonde! They play Knockanstockan this July and are about to announce more dates shortly. Check out the session by clicking the play button above. Also look at the gorgeous video here!...

Duration:00:11:52

Shirley Manson Discusses 'Taking The Power Back' For Women In Music Industry

6/7/2019
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'I think any festival that doesn't follow suit, I don't think we should buy their tickets' she also goes on to say 'we have to get smart and start with the money, you want to facilitate change, start with the money'.

Duration:00:15:43

The Waterboys In The McLoone Sessions

5/31/2019
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The Paul McLoone Show has a treasure trove of sessions recorded over the 10 years on air, this particular session will be one that is added to the treasure. Pure gold from The Waterboys. We moved our gear out of Marconi House for a sunny day in May and recorded the band in their gorgeous rehearsal space in Dublin. The Waterboys have a brand new album out called 'Where The Action Is', they are on tour and will be playing The Late Late Show this coming Friday. The Paul McLoone Show...

Duration:00:16:09

The Specials On The Paul McLoone Show.

4/27/2019
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The Specials Ehh.. Special On The Paul McLoone Show aired on Thursday night, ahead of their appearance on The Graham Norton Show! Paul McLoone went backstage in Dublins Olympia Theatre earlier this month to have a chat with Horace and Lynval of The Specials. They talk about creating the new album 'Encore' and how they combined the two distinct sounds of The Specials. How blessed they are to have Terry Hall back writing and touring with them. Covering topics from Me Too, feminism and Black...

Duration:00:22:18

Listen To This Sensational McLoone Session By Old Hannah

4/25/2019
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Old Hannah have recorded a very special album 'Borealis' and we were delighted they came in to record for The McLoone Sessions. Last week they had a launch party in Sligo and this Friday they celebrate the album with a launch gig in The Grand Social Dublin. Have a listen to this session and get yourselves down to see them on Friday if you are in Dublin. Check out the video for 'Follow' The Paul McLoone Show Monday to Thursday 9pm - Midnight. [audio...

Duration:00:10:45

Poised For The Top - Fontaines DC Chat With Paul McLoone

4/4/2019
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Fontaines DC are the band of the moment. This isn't hype, we have been there since day one and watched their hard work turn heads everywhere. The electric connection between Grian, Carlos, Curley, Deego and Tom, is a current we can all see and one that has the band poised for greatness. It's one week until Debut album 'Dogrel' is released on Partisan records. The momentum leading up to the release on April 12th has seen the band play multiple venues across Europe, venture across the...

Duration:00:38:19

Amazing Session By Galway's Slyrydes

3/21/2019
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[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2019/03/21162134/SLYRYDES-SESSION-.mp3"][/audio] The McLoone Sessions happen every Wednesday and are full of live music goodness. These boys came over from the West to record this session and it is one of our favourites of 2019. Listen to the sesh above and you can see them this Saturday in Galway at the Roisin Dubh or on May 4th in Whelans Dublin. The McLoone Sessions Wednesdays 9pm

Duration:00:09:08

Trouble Pilgrims In Session For Paul McLoone

3/11/2019
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Trouble Pilgrims are no stranger to The Paul McLoone Show and we were delighted to have them come in to record a session for us in Marconi House. Have a listen to the tracks Reach Long Way To The Sun Hole In The Head [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2019/03/11144824/TROUBLE-PILGRIMS-MCLOONE-SESSION.mp3"][/audio] The guys are playing a gig in Dublin soon. Make that pilgrimage! The McLoone Sessions Every Wednesday 9pm

Duration:00:10:07

Jealous of the Birds In The McLoone Sessions

2/6/2019
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With a new single 'Wisdom Teeth' out this week, Jealous of the Birds came in to record especially for the McLoone Sessions. Have a listen to the gorgeous session above. Join Paul McLoone Monday to Thursday 9pm.

Duration:00:09:13

Ash In The McLoone Sessions

1/22/2019
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Ash kicked off 2019's McLoone Sessions in style last week. We love the boys and were delighted they came into Marconi House to record especially for Paul. Have a listen to the session above. This week in session we have The Mighty - Stefan Murphy of The Mighty Stef. He is now releasing music as Stefan Murphy. Join Paul McLoone Monday to Thursday 9pm.

Duration:00:10:46

Roisin Murphy Describes Irish House Parties In The 70's

12/7/2018
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We had an Irish radio exclusive last night on The Paul McLoone Show, one of our best musical exports from Arklow, Roisin Murphy, took over the show and brought us on a musical mystery tour of sounds and artists that inspire her. With tales if Arklow in the seventies, her amazing back story, moving to Northern England and jumping into a rave culture scene, joining Moloko, to having a family. Roisin's musical DNA is very clear to see with her song choices. Have a listen to the takeover podcast...

Duration:00:30:30

Roisin Murphy On What The Future Holds

12/7/2018
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Roisin Murphy tookover The Paul McLoone Show, before she chose the songs, she had a big chat with Paul about her future plans, how this year has been for her, her Irish heritage, clubbing, family and so much more. Have a listen to the interview above, settle in and enjoy! Thanks again to Roisin for taking time out to meet us and create a really special radio programme. The Paul McLoone Show Monday to Thursday 9 - Midnight

Duration:00:15:26

Spies In The McLoone Sessions

12/4/2018
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Spies were Paul McLoone's guests in session last week. Having just released their debut album 'Constancy' to great reviews. We were delighted to have them in for The McLoone Sessions and you can listen to this above. They play The Button Factory Dublin on Dec 14th

Duration:00:10:46

THUMPER In The McLoone Sessions

11/23/2018
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The McLoone Sessions feature the best of new Irish and international acts every Wednesday. This week it was the turn of loud rock merchants Thumper who recorded a blistering session for the show. THUMPER are a noise-pop quintet from Dublin, delivering bubblegum pop through a wall of sonic death. With a reputation for raucous and frenzied live shows, and penchant for howling feedback and pounding rhythm, each show is an exercise in unpredictability. The five piece band from Dublin were just...

Duration:00:15:20

Engine Alley Live In Session

11/15/2018
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This past September, Engine Alley released their long awaited lost third album Showroom. They celebrated the release with a barnstorming, roof-blowing, sell out show at The Workmans Club Dublin. We invited the band in for the McLoone Sessions and you can listen to that recording by clicking the link above. next gigs : Kilkenny-Set Theatre Fri 28 Dec. / Dublin-Workman's Club Sat 29 Dec @SetKilkenny @WorkmansDublin @Rollerkilkenny @daveGildedALM pic.twitter.com/G32zeEGYOU — Engine Alley...

Duration:00:12:31

The Kinks Dave Davies Chats With Paul McLoone

11/8/2018
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To say Dave Davies is a legend of the music business would be an understatement. One of the founding members of The Kinks alongside his brother Ray Davies. Dave is perhaps best known for his iconic guitar riffs on 'You Really Got Me', & on, 'All Day And All Of The Night'. The Kinks sound-tracked the sixties and are as important to modern day music as The Beatles are in terms of songwriting, social commentary and capturing the era in a musical time capsule. Paul McLoone was able to grab a few...

Duration:00:07:23