Colm Mac Con Iomaire

A hauntingly beautiful fusion of old and new.
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Most people will know Colm Mac Con Iomaire from The Frames but he’s also a prolific solo performer and his instrumentals are as hauntingly beautiful and personal. With his 250 year old fiddle centre-stage, his music is more Celt than rock, and augmented by a bank of loop peddles at his feet, it’s a sublime fusion of old and new.

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Raphael Solarsh
About the Author
Raphael Solarsh is writer from Melbourne whose work has appeared in The Guardian, on Writer’s Bloc and in a collection of short stories titled Outliers: Stories of Searching. When not seeing shows, he writes fiction and tweets at @RS_IndiLit.