Author Archives: auldtapes

About auldtapes

Recordings from the late 80's and early 90's, made in dublin and thereabouts, rescued from cassettes and DAT's found in me mum's attic. If you have a copyright type problem (you gotta be kidding!) with any of these recordings being online here, then contact me and I'll move them somewhere else :)


  In the beginning was the word and the word was change. The Honey Thieves – Change Advertisements

Posted in DAT, Demo Tape, Dublin, nineties, Rock, Rock and Roll | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

no account revolution

  Then there was the time I was working in the RTÉ CEL studios recording those things you hear on the radio between those other things you hear on the radio. I can’t say it wasn’t a comfortable and pleasant … Continue reading

Posted in DAT, Dublin | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I won’t be home tonight

  It’s a bit like looking back over an old diary, full of scribblings from midnight bumpy bus rides, some dodgy concept that seemed worth the effort of holding the pen straight at the time. A record I suppose, at … Continue reading

Posted in CD | Tagged | Leave a comment


Yes, Swinging Swine Jam, Live in Studio, this has to be from around 1990. Not a lot else to say today. Here’s the first off the CDs I got from Eamonn.Lot’s of nostalgia value here for me. That’s Larry O’Toole … Continue reading

Posted in CD | Tagged | Leave a comment

John Maguire feeding his pigs

  One of the tracks on the Swinging Swine recordings that Padraig posted is a version of a traditional song called Molly Bawn Lowry. This stood out right away for my ears as one of the most interesting tracks on … Continue reading

Posted in Cassette, Dublin, Nostalgia | Tagged | 8 Comments

Tension – Interference Sessions

Just as lost for words as I was 20 minutes ago on the last post, but this has to get up here before the JCR party that people are putting together this weekend in Dublin.Nothing more to say, this post … Continue reading

Posted in DAT, Demo Tape, Dublin, punk, Rock | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

it’s gettin’ hard to read between the lines

It has been a while yet here is another auld tape that was promised before the year was out. But it’s just gone election time, just gone promises time, it is time now for the unfulfiling to begin, – time … Continue reading

Posted in DAT, Demo Tape, Dublin, Rock | Tagged , , | 3 Comments