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Neuro (Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, session with tags , on December 8, 2015 by Fanning Sessions

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From Waterford, Neuro were Aeon aka Shay Morris (vocals), Paul Butler (guitar), Ciaran Barry (bass) and Pat Grant (drums). Photo by band manager Eoin Ronayne and courtesy irishrock.org. Their debut single ‘Nairobi’ released in 1982 on WEA was recorded at Windmill Lane and produced by Barry Devlin. Paul Butler is currently active with Propeller Palms.

Lost In The Crowd

New Age

Nairobi

Plastic

The Village (1985 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, session with tags , on December 3, 2015 by Fanning Sessions

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From Waterford The Village were Paddy Jacob (vocals), Mick Heery (guitar), Paul Condon (bass) and Paul Moyser (drums). They recorded this session for the RTE Radio 2 Dave Fanning show on November 19th 1985. Photo courtesy irishrock.org. Watch them perform single ‘Mental State’ on RTE show ‘Visual Eyes’ here.

Life is a Stranger  (1985)

Fear of Time (1985)

Sacrifice (1985)

No More Demos – In Dublin #140 (13/11/1981)

Posted in Fanning, Music, session with tags , , , on April 27, 2012 by Fanning Sessions

This article from In Dublin magazine offers some interesting background on the Fanning sessions. According to the piece ‘No More Demos’ by Gerard Siggins, when the new radio centre in Donnybrook was built “the two 16 track studios lay idle for eight years until Ian Wilson opened them (after much wrangling with Radio 1) to the cream of Ireland’s rock bands”. At the time of the article on 13th November 1981 the “Rock Show sessions” were a year old and the 41st visitors to Studio 8 were “a fine young band” from Waterford Neuro. The photo shows engineer Colm O’Rourke and a youthful Ian Wilson. For more retro scans be sure to check out brandnewretro. Incidentally Paul Butler of Neuro is currently active with Propellor Palms and was the subject of a recent interview in Hot Press.

The Village

Posted in Fanning with tags , , , on February 4, 2011 by Fanning Sessions

From Waterford The Village were Paddy Jacob (vocals), Mick Heery (guitar), Paul Condon (bass) and Paul Moyser (drums). They released one single ‘Mental State’ in 1986 and they can be seen here performing that song on RTE’s ‘Visual Eyes’ that same year.

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