Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic 2016 – Exit Pursued by a Bear

If you go down to the Hazel Wood at Electric Picnic, you’re sure of a BIG surprise… We’re absolutely delighted to be playing at this new space at Electric Picnic! https://www.electricpicnic.ie/line-up/artist/exit-pursued-bear

New song/video for Exit:Pursued by a bear – ‘Rabbit with Hat’

My band has its long overdue new song and video out ‘Rabbit with Hat’. Check it out! Thanks to everyone involved in the music and the video and not forgetting the funders from our fundit.ie campaign a few years ago. I also shot the video for it in Thailand a while back. Get on iTunes:https://itun.es/ie/VEn-bbFrom the album […]

Theme tune writer for RTE2 comedy pilot Sketch!

I was co-theme tune writer for RTE2 comedy pilot Sketch! which was broadcast on RTE2 on 26th of December 2015 and will broadcast again on the 4th of January 2016. The music was written and produced with Brian Lane under our group name Startropic. Check out the RTE2 player to watch Sketch! online. Also have […]

Vietnam Travel Video

  A video from travels in Vietnam earlier in 2014. Footage is from throughout Vietnam though was mostly shot in rural Vietnam, just didn’t get a the opportunity to shoot a lot of city footage. Warning: Includes some images from the War Museum in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City. Music is an ambient track I put […]

Polacca by Mertz – Youtube Guitar

An excerpt from Polacca By Mertz. Not intended to be a faithful version.This is my reworking or for want of a better word sampling of a piece I did for my Grade 8 Trinity exam a few years ago. I took parts from the piece and tried to put a different slant/arrangement on it. Just […]

Future Islands -Seasons Change (Waiting on You)

What is refreshing about the Future Islands’ performance on Letterman is the apparent lack of self-consciousness and sincerity especially in the current context of sanitised online personas and endless celebrity spin. The song isn’t bad either and the band’s performance is reminiscent of a 70s or 80s era Old Grey Whistle Test or Top of […]

Guitar/Lessons

In 2012 I completed Grade 8 with the Trinity Guildhall exams and I also recently completed a Cert in Music at UCC. I am currently in a position to start giving regular lessons in the Cork area mostly in the evenings or weekends, see poster above for contact details.  I can cater lessons to most guitar […]