Rising with the tide: Slaney interviewed
Steeped in music from an early age, the singer/actress is on a mission to combat the lockdown blues with a healthy dose of poptimism
Slaney Power has spent her whole life surrounded by music and musicians. Her father, the drummer Niall Power, has appeared in all corners of the Irish music scene, from Bob Geldof’s band to Westlife, while her mother, Shelly Power, is also a singer-songwriter.
At 24, the rapidly rising singer and actress -- who goes simply by the name Slaney on her records --- credits both her parents with giving her an early entry...
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Album reviews: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Imelda May and London Grammar
Folk songs by way of North Carolina and Limerick, a new album from the Liberties singer/songwriter and an electronic/pop trio’s third record are all reviewed this week
Rhythm Nation: Sam Rasmussen of the Paper Kites selects the playlist
The Australian indie folk-rocker pick the tunes that have inspired him
Classical Notes: Veronica Dunne leaves a noble legacy to young singers
The internationally renowned opera singer’s spirit will live on through the countless young singers she helped to develop down the years
Getting schooled by Grammar: Hannah Reid interviewed
After years of feeling belittled in a predominantly male business, Hannah Reid decided enough was enough and, with her band London Grammar, has produced a record that confronts sexism in the music industry