Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It wouldn’t be a Back Before Dark blog post if it wasn’t a week behind everyone else! I got a bit obsessive and insisted on going back to listen to all of the albums to make sure I was happy with the selections. With a bit more than half of the year […]

Winter Aid

Listen to ‘Penny Sweets’ from Winter Aid’s Upcoming Debut Album, ‘The Murmur of the Land’

After several years of stunning tracks, Dublin’s Winter Aid is releasing his debut album this Friday and I absolutely can’t wait. With 2013’s The Wisp Sings, Shane Culloty established himself as one of Ireland’s most exciting up-and-comers but his releases have been tantalisingly sparse since then. His debut album The Murmur of […]