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The Ural Winter Reviewed by MEG.ie

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 Posted in Reviews, Uncategorized, releases | No Comments »

Irish arts & culture website MEG.ie have published a lovely review of The Ural Winter. "In every sense possible, this feels like a very genuine, candid and intimate piece of work. Written both during and in the wake of a ...

Belfast Music Week Showcase Review

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 Posted in Reviews, gigs | No Comments »

It was a pleasure and a privilege to perform at Belfast Music Week. Thank you to all of you who crammed into Katy's Bar to see us play and apologies to those who tried to get but couldn't. State Magazine ...

“The Ural Winter”: A Story of Creative Risk…

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 Posted in Recording, Reviews, gigs, releases, sessions | No Comments »

There is an article about creation of The Ural Winter on Tracy Dempsey's Dream It, Do It, Love It blog of her Soul Ambition website. Tracy was at the recording sessions for the record and gives her inside perspective on ...

Chordblossom Review of The Ural Winter Launch Show

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 Posted in Reviews, gigs | No Comments »

The lovely folks at Chordblossom have written a review of The Ural Winter launch. " Tonight is proof that if you are talented and keep plugging away eventually you will get the success you deserve. A thoroughly enjoyable performance from Tom ...

Live Review of The Ural Winter Album Launch Show…

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 Posted in Reviews, gigs, releases | No Comments »

Iain Todd of The Big List had these incredibly kind words to say on the subject of the album launch. My favourite thing about this review is that it's as much a review of the album itself as it of ...

Slow Thrills Review of The Ural Winter

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 Posted in Reviews, releases | No Comments »

Thank you to Jonathan at Slow Thrills for this lovely review. "Thirteen musicians take part, and although the band is dominated by guitar, drums and piano, there are some great horn and string arrangements which complement the songwriting beautifully. The words ...

AU Review The Ural Winter Launch Show

Monday, June 25th, 2012 Posted in Reviews, gigs, releases | No Comments »

AU Magazine had some very nice things to say about the album launch show. You can read the full review here. Of The Ural Winter itself, AU's Adele Feenan has this to say, "It’s one of the most exciting local albums that ...

Two Live Reviews

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

Here are a couple of nice reviews of a show I played I few weeks ago at the launch of the wonderful Morning Claws' (ex Cutaways) debut single. Here's a BBC review for ATL by William Johnston. http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/atl/review_specific399872.shtml "Like a more melancholy, late ...

Fighter reviewed by The Devil Has The Best Tuna

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 Posted in Reviews, news, releases | No Comments »

Another review of Fighter is now online at the ace The Devil has the Best Tuna Blog: BOXING CLEVER: Tom McShane Genre: Indie / Alternative From: Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Tom Mcshane is a singer songwriter from Northern Ireland who takes you on ...

Fighter reviewed by Subba-cultcha.com

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 Posted in Reviews, news, releases | No Comments »

A brief but very kind review of Fighter appears in the single review section of Subba-cultcha.com;  TOM MCSHANE - FIGHTER - PENNY DISTRIBUTION Slow burning lament, touched with melancholy and exploding into falsetto when the emotion calls for it, a touching song ...