CCP Ep. #245: Life is Good by Flogging Molly

After a six-year hiatus, the Celtic Rock staple of many-a merry pub crawler, Flogging Molly, has returned with a new album called Life is Good. (Isn’t it though?) Let’s spend an inordinate amount of time answering that particular question without answering it at all. Also, let’s talk about the music. Then, after all the ‘weighing ins’ and ‘reflecting upons’, let’s ponder the question of musical self-honesty.

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CC: Autographs Ep. #59 – Feat. Three Pints Shy

Today, Matt interviews all four members of the band Three Pints Shy—Jonathan Siregaar, David Anthony, Robbie Taylor, and David Mikofsky—all who identify themselves as a Celtic pub band from New York. With their latest release The Burlap Album now available, Matt chats with the guys on their band origins and their music & performance background. They also chat about their live shows, their songwriting process, and the fun they have with friends and fans. And so, here’s presenting Matt Storm and Three Pints Shy.

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CCP Ep. #99: Ghost Dragon Attacks Castle by Carbon Leaf | Featuring J. Robert Coppola, a.k.a. “Joe Rude”

For want of ballads, or if laments in need, just hearken; it’s the return of Joe Rude, indeed! Recalling his first appearance in Ep. #36, we step away from karaoke this time to further discuss J. Robert Coppola’s professional life as an actor-combatant. But first, to business. Our guest-picked album review is of the spirited yet sorrowful Celtic sort: Virginia-based Carbon Leaf’s Ghost Dragon Attacks Castle. After that, the spotlight’s back on Joe to discuss the New York Rennaissance Fair, theatrical realism, and the modernization of the stage.

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