The Mighty Avon Jnr. Irish Filmmaker (The Stars Are Underground, The Master Musicians of Joujouka, The Ex & Brass Unbound, videos for Vijay iyer, The Frames) and musician (80s delinquents The Babysnakes and Dublin punk legends Paranoid Visions) Daragh McCarthy has created a one-man band with a hundred members:
A stylistically diverse debut album "HOLD EVERYTHING DEAR" has been released Influenced / inspired by John Berger (from whence the album title), Traditional Shape Note Singing, the Women of Greenham Common, Jenny Holzer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, jungle death cults of the 80s, and kollapse...
“Serge Gainsbourg filtered through The Virgin Prunes and Neubauten”
Written in Valencia and recorded in Dublin and Harlem.
“postfolk. monumental and beautiful” (Łabandzi Śpiew blog)
“emotive and haunting... powerfully atmospheric...” (Remy's Blog)
“dark post rock. Huge, cinematic” (Phil Newall Louder Than War https://open.spotify.com/album/78D7lvYn1XHg4bGu9dJUrf?si=MnoWzqmiQxqXyKu2Z2SGfQ