Castlepalooza 2012 is almost upon us. The Music and Arts Festival returns to Charleville Castle Tullamore, County Offaly this Bank Holiday weekend (Friday August 3rd to Sunday 5th).
Castlepalooza is definitely one of my favourite Irish festivals, it’s in a fabulous setting, relaxed and with an admirable mix of Irish and International acts. There are so many different acts worth seeing this year, check the line-up/stage times for yourself if you don’t believe me.
Here’s a mixtape, an introduction to some of the Irish acts playing this year, which have caught my eye. There’s lot’s of great stuff on here, with plenty of diversity reflecting the festival itself, hopefully there’s something for everyone.
You can stream/download it below and the tracklisting is after the jump. Hopefully it’s useful and people enjoy it and this year’s festival too, obviously.
01 The Casanova Wave – How The Beat Was Tempered
02 Last Days of 1984 – Rivers Edge
03 Jape – Graveyard
04 Little Green Cars – Witching Hour
05 The Statics – Tomorrow
06 The Altered Hours – Garden of Sonic Children
07 The Violet Roadkills – I Don’t Sync So
08 Le Galaxie – Heat City
09 Two Charming Men – Brusque
10 Monto – Lukewarm
11 SertOne – Further Down (From Here To There)
12 Young Wonder – Lucky One
13 REID – Ver
14 Solar Bears – Crystalline (Be Again)
15 Mmoths – Heart (feat. Keep Shelly In Athens)
16 White Collar Boy – This is All Night