15 of the best Irish debut albums
Dan Hegarty of Ireland's radio station RTE 2FM, has chosen 15 of the best Irish debut albums. In this, of course, you will find Power Of Dreams' Immigrants, Emigrants and Me. "it’s one of the finest Irish debuts ever released", says Dan. View the list on RTE's website. [13/4/19]
Craig Walker with Them There and Booka Shade
Craig Walker, now based in Berlin, has a new project with Phoebe Killdeer called Them There. After the success they had with the European number one hit, Fade Out Lines, they have teamed up to write and present a collection of new songs. They are currently working on the as-yet un-titled album, which is intended for Autumn release. You can read an interview with Them There on the Hot Press website.
Meanwhile, Craig, has recently collaborated on an album, Galvany Street, with the German electronic dance duo, Booka Shade, and is also currently playing shows with them.
Cat Meat release a new album
Cat Meat, comprising Ian Olney alongside Phil Rogers, Louisa Wood and Barney Bodoano, have released Trembling Tongues Make Magpie Bait. Listen to it and purchase it from the bands Bandcamp page. [14/3/17]
Pledge now for Baby Teith
Keith Walker's non-musical project, Baby Teith, with partner Tiffe Fermaint, has become a successful business in baby and child fashion. In order to further develop, Baby Teith needs to fund their next stage of growth, and therefore have a Kickstarter campaign in order to try and accomplish this. You can find out more information and back the project at the Baby Teith Kickstarter site. Their website is at babyteith.com. [23/5/15]
Cat Meat release Covers EP
Cat Meat, featuring Ian Olney, have today released their Covers EP. It contains the tracks Saunders Ferry Lane, The Ballad Of Spider John, If Drinking Don't Kill Me and Green River. Find out more and download for free at the Cat Meat site. [22/12/14]
Craig Walker has a number one hit
Along with Phoebe Killdeer, Craig has co-written Fade Out Lines, a song which has given The Avener a hit all over Europe and a number one in many of those places. Check out the video below. [10/12/14]
Indie Daze photos
Power of Dreams were a big success at the recent Indie Daze festival and we have a selection of shots of the band on stage taken by Gaz Mather of Stage Dive Photography now added to our Gallery page. [2/10/14]
Power of Dreams at Indie Daze
Power of Dreams played a superb and very much enjoyed performance at Indie Daze at The Forum on 13th September. They were on stage for about an hour for a mainly Immigrants based set. Here is Stay courtesy of Pete Cole. [15/9/14]
Indie Daze – further details
It is less than a month until the Indie Daze festival at London's Forum on 13th September, but you can still get tickets. There are a limited amount available from the organisers at £26 plus p&p – Email Indie Daze. Power Of Dreams will be taking to the stage at about 2pm for this, their only planned show. See them while you can. [20/8/14]
The Holy Coast release six-track EP
The Holy Coast have just released an EP. It features five brand new tracks, plus a special remix of the opening song, The Highest Love by Jetlag NYC, one half of which is Andy Rourke, formerly of The Smiths. Look out for a video of this version coming very soon. [1/8/14]
Cat Meat release new album
Cat Meat, the alt-country band featuring Ian Olney, has released a new album called Eldritch City Dwellers. You listen to all ten tracks on their Bandcamp page, and you are invited to download by paying as much or as little as you like. [30/6/14]
Ned's Atomic Dustbin headline Indie Daze
Don't forget you can still order tickets for the Indie Daze festival, taking place on Saturday 13th September. Ned's Atomic Dustbin will be headlining, and along with Power Of Dreams, the day will include Jesus Jones, The Darling Buds and Miles & Erica from The Wonder Stuff.
New release from Cat Meat
Ian Olney's band Cat Meat have issued a single, Green In Those Baby Blues, taken from their forthcoming album. The single is available for free download from the band's bandcamp site.
Power Of Dreams to play at Indie Daze festival
The band have been confirmed as part of the Indie Daze line-up, which takes place at The Forum in London on Saturday 13 September 2014. With a headline still to be confirmed, other acts include Jesus Jones, Miles & Erica (from The Wonder Stuff) and The Darling Buds. Get tickets here.
Power Of Dreams to play Whelan's in March
Power of Dreams will play at Whelan's in Dublin on Thursday 27 March. It is a one-off gig, and part of Whelan's 25th anniversary, where they will play Immigrants, Emigrants And Me. Support will be Craig Walker's band, Mineral. For tickets and information go to whelanslive.com.
The Holy Coast
Check out this video for an insight into Keith Walker's band, The Holy Coast. Alongside Keith are Braden McCall and Brett Davies, and they are based in Phoenix, Arizona. Find out more at their website, theholycoast.com.