Red On Red | Cork's RedFM
Red on Red is a weekly podcast series hosted by Mike McGrath-Bryan dedicated to new music and culture in Cork City. Picking up where Green on Red leaves off weekly, the show explores Cork's seemingly endless array of leftfield music, via the city's gigs, festivals & other events, digging into the sounds of the city with extended interviews & premiere listens.
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Red on Red - Episode Seventy-Two - Lowlek
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
We’re joined in studio by Lowlek frontman and Last Fridays at the Corner House booker Arran Mac Gabhann, ahead of the band's gig at The Roundy on July 12th.
Red on Red - Episode Seventy One - Worn Out
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
We’re joined in studio by Leeside hardcore heroes Worn Out, ahead of their first headlining gig at Fred Zeppelin's on the 28th.
Red on Red - Episode Seventy - June Gig Roundup
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
This week on the podcast, a look at some upcoming gigs and all-dayers at venues around the city this month
Red on Red - Episode Sixty Nine - Laura Duff
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined in studio by alt-pop singer and composer Laura Duff, talking about new EP 'For Your Company'
Red on Red - Episode Sixty Eight - Big Boy Foolish
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined in studio by Ricky Dineen, Liam Heffernan and Ian Walsh, of post-punk supergroup Big Boy Foolish/And Nun Came Back.
Red on Red - Episode Sixty Seven - Automatic Blue
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re chatting with Drew Linehan, aka HAUSU Records producer and artist Automatic Blue.
Red on Red - Episode Sixty Six - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 4.
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
This week, just off a pair of Bank Holidays and ahead of festival season, we’re off on another longform sonic journey, through some of the best of Cork music in 2019. It's one of our Leeside Tapes specials.
Red On Red - Episode Sixty Five - Festival Preview
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
We take a look through the lineups for Cork's summer festivals, including It Takes a Village, Open Ear, The Marquee, Cork Midsummer, Indie19, and more.
Red On Red - Episode Sixty Four - Tomás O’Brien
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with Tomás O’Brien, sound engineer and newly-installed bassist for Cork metallers Coroza.
Red On Red - Episode Sixty Three - Angry Mom Collective
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with the @AngryMomCollective, a group dedicated to addressing gender inequality in Cork arts, plus tunes from @TheAlteredHours, @gadgetatc, @elai_malone and more!
Red On Red - Episode Sixty Two - April Round Up
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re taking a look and listen through some recommended gigs happening in Cork City, over the next few weeks, including Fixity, New Jackson, Wastefellow, and more!
Red On Red - Episode Sixty One - Gilbert
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with Rory Burke and Alex O’Regan of Cork prog-rockers Gilbert, Or The Unfathomable Loneliness of the Deep Space Prospector (to give them their full name!).
Red On Red - Episode Sixty - UCC Sound Sound Day
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re talking with John Godfrey of UCC’s Music Department, ahead of the institute’s Sound Sound Day, this Saturday at the Nano Nagle Centre.
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Nine - Cork Sound Fair
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by Cork Sound Fair director Conor Ruane and performers Josh Warry and Eamon Ivri, aka Lighght, ahead of next weekend's big festival at venues around the city!
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Eight - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 3
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
In the spirit of RedFM’s Paddy’s Day proceedings, we’re off on another longform sonic journey, through some of the best of Cork music so far this year, as well as offerings from artists visiting the upcoming Cork Sound Fair and It Takes a Village Festival
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Seven - It Takes A Village 2019
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
This week on the podcast, Cork music impresario and Live at St. Luke’s man Joe Kelly, ahead of It Takes A Village festival this May in Trabolgan!
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Six - Fixity
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
This week on the podcast: a return visit from multi-instrumentalist and improviser @danwalshdrums, ahead of the release of his Fixity project's second album.
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Five - Quangodelic
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
We’re talking with Quangodelic bandleader and general man-about-town, Pat Allott, about the funk fifteen-piece and its debut album, launching this Friday at the Kino.
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Four - Cailean Coffey
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we’re talking about music journalism and the Cork scene with @GoldenPlec writer Cailean Coffey! Plus, tunes from @happyandfriends, @gadgetatc, @jarjarjiggetyjr and more!
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Three - Quarter Block Party (Part 2)
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
This week on the podcast, part two of our preview special of @QtrBlockParty, happening this weekend at venues across Cork City! A mix of tunes from some of the artists playing the festival, including @gadgetatc, @trickmist and @juniorbrotherie!
Red On Red - Episode Fifty Two - Quarter Block Party (Part 1)
Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
This week on the podcast, part one of our preview of Quarter Block Party in just under two weeks’ time: chats with some of the artists appearing, including Laura Duff, Gaptoof, and Spekulativ Fiktion.
Red On Red - Episode Fifty One - WhipMental
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
This week on the podcast, we get the chats in with Cork's two-headed lofi pop beast WhipMental, plus tunes from Aileen Wallace, Mankyy, Outsider YP and more!
Red On Red - Episode Fifty - Trick Mist
Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we talk to Cork-based Dundalk native Gavin Murray, aka Trick Mist, about his debut album, travels to India and making creative connections.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Nine - 2018 In Review
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
This week on the podcast, we take a belated look back on the year that was for Cork music, with the help and insight of Leeside musician and arts journalist @kallgeese. Venues, festivals, new releases and more!
Red On Red - Episode Forty Eight - Undivided
Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
This week on a special edition of the #RedonRed podcast, we're talking with some of the promoters, organisers and artists behind this Sunday's Undivided fundraiser for Sexual Violence Centre Cork, at Cyprus Avenue
Red On Red - Episode Forty Seven - Aileen Wallace
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
We’re chatting with musician, sound-artist, engineer and educator Aileen Wallace, about Bunker Vinyl & Studio, being a self-taught musician/sound-artist, and her work at Girls Rock camps around the country.
Red on Red - Episode Forty Six - The Leeside Tapes Vol. 2.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we’re taking another longform, uninterrupted listen to some of the best tunes to emerge from the city from the past few months. This is the Leeside Tapes, Volume Two.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Five - December Line Up
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
This week on the podcast: we’re taking a look at some of the gigs happening in venues around the city, throughout December.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Four - Hope Is Noise
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking with Cork alt-rock godfathers Hope Is Noise about their upcoming Coughlan's gig, over two decades together, and their upcoming fifth album.
Red On Red - Episode Forty Three - Teletext Records
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
This week on the podcast, we're talking to Donagh Sugrue from Cork-based label/collective Teletext Records about starting a label and the impact of co-working on Cork music.