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Therapy?/AU Magazine Album of the Year

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm pleased and honoured that The Ural Winter made numner 3 in Michael McKeegan's (Therapy?) top 5 on AU Magazine's Albums of 2012 poll. When I was a teenager, a Screamager if you will, Therapy? were my favourite band and ...

Another Album of the Year 2012…

Friday, December 21st, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Joe Lindsay, broadcaster, DJ, television personality and all-round nice chap has named #TheUralWinter his album of the year. :) "Tom McShane's Ural Winter was a breathtaking album, ambitious concept and has an intimacy and atmosphere rarely heard. I fell in love ...

Culture Northern Ireland Best of 2012 List

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Culture Northern Ireland include #TheUralWinter in their Best of 2012 round-up... "Recorded with a 13 piece band in front of a live audience at the Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast, brass, strings, piano, guitars and drums cushion McShane’s warm, ...

Christmas Show at Love & Death with Tucan, 23rd December

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'll be performing with Tucan in Love and Death, Ann St Belfast on Sunday 23rd December. Doors open at 20:30 and tickets are £7! Tom

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

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am very excited to announce that I will be performing two shows as part of Belfast Music Week. On Wednesday 7th November I'll be playing an In-Store at HMV Belfast. This is a free event kicking off at 12.30. On Thursday ...

17 Seconds Review The Ural Winter

Sunday, July 29th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Awesome Scottish Music Blog, 17 Seconds have written a lovely review of The Ural Winter. "...It’s brilliant. Songs like ‘Love Is Hard’ and the title are not just haunting songs, but the way they have been recorded and performed leaves you ...

The Ural Winter Vinyl LPs Now Available Online…

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized, downloads, news, releases | No Comments »

Two years since the day I recorded it, I am pleased to announce that you can now buy The Ural Winter vinyl LP from my Bandcamp site. Happy birthday to The Ural Winter! Tom

ATL Review of The Ural Winter Launch Show

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

BBC Radio Ulster's Across the Line have reviewed the album launch show. Sara Larkham writes, "The stage is packed with talented musicians, including allies from the making of the album, and it makes for a beautiful arrangement. As the crowd listen ...

Thank You

Sunday, June 24th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I would like to thank everyone who braved the suitably wintery weather on Friday to come to the launch of The Ural Winter. It was an incredibly special night for me, I hope it was for you too. Thank you ...