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SORRY, YOU MUST HAVE THE WRONG NUMBER

Cover of unreleased uber lo-fi EP ‘Sorry, You Must Have The Wrong Number’. Pre OKS, this was an alt.country song cycle about getting dumped in various different ways (In a phone box, via a Dear John letter, after a blazing row – you get the idea) that sounded...
MINGLE IN DINGLE

MINGLE IN DINGLE

Early November 2012. It is 9:46 on a Wednesday evening. I am barrelling up the Northland Road having just finished work. It is a dank, dark shitty night and I can’t wait to get home. My phone rings. Its Celtronic boss and City Of Culture booking officer Gareth...
ALBUM LAUNCH

ALBUM LAUNCH

‘Our Krypton Son’ album launch party in Sandino’s Derry. Line up included Little Bear, Conor Mason, Adam Leonard & Invaderband, AMO and Paul PJ McCartney on DJ duties. A packed night and a great privilege. Off the chain, it was. Poster design by Fifth Limb...
‘PLUTONIUM’ SINGLE LAUNCH

‘PLUTONIUM’ SINGLE LAUNCH

‘Plutonium’ single launch gig in Sandino’s, Derry. Line up featured Conor Mason, The Wood Burning Savages, The Murder Balladeers and Paul PJ McCartney on wheels of steel. A great night. Poster design by Fifth Limb Promotions...
TWO DOOR CINEMA GANG

TWO DOOR CINEMA GANG

Rob, Lisa and I are stopped at a petrol station in Comber, somewhere near Belfast. Lisa has just accidently spent a small fortune on American sweets. Candy, I believe its called. I sample one of the chocolate delights. It is some sort of brittle peanut butter...
WRAPPED IN PLASTIC PHOTOGRAPHY

WRAPPED IN PLASTIC PHOTOGRAPHY

It was about twelve o’clock in the afternoon, mid-October with the sun not shining and a hard frost nipping at the toes of the foothills. A no-nonsense Wednesday. I was wearing brown herringbone slacks, a yellow shirt, brown brogues, black and red chequered socks. I...
I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT BUTLINS

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT BUTLINS

A fairground in Thomastown, Kilkenny. Summer, 2012. Teenagers looked on in detached amusement as 5 drunken musicians were thrown left right and centre on a fairground ride. Wallets were tossed in the air, fillings shaken loose and dignity took the rest of the evening...
AN ASTRONAUT’S A LONELY SON OF A GUN

AN ASTRONAUT’S A LONELY SON OF A GUN

  May 2012 saw the release of our second single ‘Plutonium’ on digital download and purple 7″ vinyl. My sad hearted little space cadet offspring was backed with two other tracks; ‘Nowhere’ and ‘As I Fade Away’. Both of which were performed and...