I’m not up to podcasts or being a superstar laptop DJ quite yet. I’ve always had a soft spot for making mixtapes and CD’s so I decided instead to have a punt at a straightforward Mixtape of my personal favorite Irish tunes from 2010.
Contrary to what all the pricks from the mainstream ‘record industry’ would have you believe Irish music is alive, well and more diverse and vibrant than ever. This year certainly has been the best I can remember anyway with the many great, albums, EP’s, songs and shows a testament to this. More hapless hysteria from the money men.
I only hope I do 2010 justice and you enjoy this as much as I did putting it together.
Tracklisting after the jump.
Mixtape: BarryGruff Irish Songs of 2010
01 Adebisi Shank – International Dreamboat
02 Wounds – Pyramids
03 Kid Karate – Black + Beige
04 Humanzi – Neu Tune
05 Biggus Diccuss – Flagpole of Love
06 We Are Losers – Empty Head
07 The Vagabonds – 46A
08 Squarehead – Fake Blood
09 Fionn Regan – Genocide Matinee
10 The Rags – A National Light
11 The Last Tycoons – The Dry Law
12 The Mighty Stef – We Want Blood
13 Villagers – Ship of Promises
14 The Lowly Knights – I Don’t Know How To Get Through To You
15 Two Door Cinema Club – This Is The Life
16 Nouveaunoise – Cinnte
17 Captain Moonlight – The Blind
18 Shit Robot – Tuff Enuff (feat. James Murphy)
19 Not Squares! – Release The Bees