posts tagged ireland

6/22/17 // Whitewashing Illegal Immigration

Putting a face on a problem always helps it stand out. But in America, a white face works best. | read

5/4/17 // Week of 05/04/17

If, as the great Fela Kuti once said ‘music is the weapon,’ then you’ll need to wear armor to withstand the full sonic force of L.A.C.! | listen

3/30/17 // Week of 03/30/17

While visiting Kinshasa James Brown dubbed Verckys, Mr. Dynamite. Notorious for being one of Congo’s most ruthless business men, the legendary musician was a powerhouse | listen

3/17/17 // Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Duit!

Happy Saint Patrick's Day: The Mighty Irish of New York City join the celebration of cultural heritage in the Big Apple! | read

2/2/17 // Music Video Premiere of CHILLEMI’s Single “Child Of The Earth”

Brian Chillemi, aka CHILLEMI, released a scenic and tranquil music video for his single “Child Of The Earth” filled with breathtaking Irish scenery--it'll get you lost & wondering. | read

9/12/16 // "To Do List” by Dott

Dott is an indie pop band based in Galway, Ireland, who we last caught up with on BTR Live Studio, when they visited NYC to play our CMJ show a couple of years back. The quartet’s primary songwriter… | watch

8/29/16 // “Slow One” by Dott

Dott is an indie pop band based in Galway, Ireland, who we last caught up with on BTR Live Studio, when they visited NYC to play our CMJ show a couple of years back. The quartet’s primary songwriter… | watch

5/9/16 // Brittany Tedesco

This week we chat with BTRtoday's own contributing writer Brittany Tedesco about her upcoming trip to Egypt and her study abroad year in Australia! | listen

3/28/16 // Gotta Keep Movin

This week we're chatting with Emma Higgins, the fantastic creator of the travel website and print magazine: Gotta Keep Movin. | listen

3/13/16 // Sara Baume - Spill Simmer Falter Wither

It is springtime, and two outcasts — a man ignored, even shunned by his village, and the one-eyed dog he takes into his quiet, tightly shuttered life — find each other, by accident or fate, and forge an unlikely connection. As their friendship grows, their small, seaside town suddenly takes… | listen

1/25/16 // Travelling Weasels

In honor of launch week I predict five locations that will be launching into popularity in 2016! Then we chat with the Travelling Weasels! | listen

1/22/16 // Dahr Jamail on Navy Exercises in Pacific Northwest

Dahr Jamail joins us to discuss Navy exercises in the Pacific Northwest, a rough week for Success Academy, and listener mail. | listen

1/1/16 // Bizarre NYE Traditions

A look at the cross-pollination of NYE traditions from different cultures, and how they blend into the traditions of other cultures. | read

9/25/15 // The Winter Passing

After writing music together for the last three years, The Winter Passing has great reason to celebrate. The Irish five-piece released their debut LP, 'A Different Space of Mind,' just last week. BTR checks in with The Winter Passing and gets the rundown on their LP. | read

8/10/15 // Sidewalk Safari

This week I'm teaching you my travel light tree, plus we're chatting urban exploration with Dr. J of Sidewalk Safari! | listen

6/26/15 // Sew & Tell: Week of 06.26.15.

It’s Fan Week here on BTR, and this week’s guest is truly fan-tastic! (Sorrynotsorry). Holly Shortall is an illustrator from Ireland whose fresh, fun fashion art gained global attention when Kim Kardashian re-posted one of Holly’s portraits of her. Not long after that, Cosmopolitan… | listen

6/8/15 // Alex Salamanca

This week I give you my top three things to do in rain forests, plus we get tips, tricks and stories from the road from world wanderer Alex Salamanca! | listen

5/20/15 // Effin Blacklisted

Blacklist Week - What's it like to live in a town called Effin, Intercourse, or Dildo? BTR explores the naughty names of towns to give a taste of the experience. | read

2/23/15 // Alana Henderson

Playing the cello like a drum, first love, and finding your home on the road. | read

2/23/15 // Discovery Corner on BTR

An exploration of folksy Irish roots through the heartbreaking beauty of cellist Alana Henderson | listen

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