The Big Album Show
Nevermind by Nirvana
Season 1, Ep. 12
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991 by DGC Records. Produced by Butch Vig. Paul Dillon and Dan O'Neill look back at this epic album.
Exile of Main Street by The Rolling Stones
Season 1, Ep. 31
Exile on Main St. is the 10th studio album by the rock band the Rolling Stones, released on 26 May 1972. It is the culmination of a five-year productive frenzy but also one of the darkest periods in the group's history. The album is stamped with Keith Richards' rock n' roll signature. Paul Dillon and Dan O'Neill look back at this terrific album.
Desperate Creatures by Sounds of System Breakdown
Season 1, Ep. 30
Sounds of System Breakdown is a live electronic music project led by London-based Dubliner Rob Costello. Ed Costello and Richie Kelly are the other members of the band. The project mixes electronica with guitar, drums and bass in a way which adds a unique, live vibe to their sound. On this episode, we discuss the group's 3rd album Desperate Creatures.
Revolver (The Beatles) with Prof. Luke O'Neill
Season 1, Ep. 29
Luke O'Neill is a professor of biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin.In 2020 he won the An Post Irish Book of the Year Award for best popular non-fiction book for ‘Never Mind the B*ll*cks Here’s the Science’, published by Gill which was a best seller. He also won the Science Foundation Ireland Science Communicator of the Year Award, for his media work on COVID19.In 2021 he published 'Keep Calm and Trust the Science- a remarkable year in the Life of an Immunologist' with Gill publishers, which is his diary covering the COVID19 pandemic.In this episode he tells us why he love Revolver by The Beatles. Revolver is the seventh studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. It was released on 5 August 1966, accompanied by the double A-side single "Eleanor Rigby" / "Yellow Submarine".Revolver expanded the boundaries of pop music, revolutionised standard practices in studio recording, advanced principles espoused by the 1960s counterculture, and inspired the development of psychedelic rock, electronica, progressive rock and world music.