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Nenagh band on the balcony!

Monday, 20th March, 2017 9:32am
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Nenagh band on the balcony!

Sovereign Slang(from left): Luke Monaghan (guitar), Ronan O'Brien (drums), Adrian 'Twitchy' Fahy (vocals), David Hynes (bass guitar). 

Nenagh band on the balcony!

Sovereign Slang(from left): Luke Monaghan (guitar), Ronan O'Brien (drums), Adrian 'Twitchy' Fahy (vocals), David Hynes (bass guitar). 

Nenagh band Sovereign Slang gained widespread recognition recently when they were chosen to appear on global viral music show BalconyTV.

Together for around three years now, Sovereign Slang are a four-piece consisting of Luke Monaghan on guitar, Ronan O'Brien (drums), Adrian 'Twitchy' Fahy (vocals) and David Hynes (bass). Describing themselves as an energetic band of many musical elements, such as punk, funk, psychedelic rock, vintage rock and jam-band style, the lads have played several gigs in their home town.

 

Last December they were contacted by BalconyTV after the music promoters heard some of the Nenagh band's demo tracks online. They travelled to Elizabeth Fort in Cork city in February where they met with a BalconyTV cameraman and producer. The lads set up on the walls of the fort and played one of their original songs, 'Small Eternity'. The video was uploaded to BalconyTV's website (balconytv.com) and has been the subject of copious plays since.

 

Always hungry for live gigs, Sovereign Slang have since played The Stables at the University of Limerick. They're hoping to get more stage time in Nenagh and Limerick in the near future, as they've been shortlisted among the applicants to appear at some of the summer's hottest families, including Electric Picnic, Body & Soul and the Groove Festival.

 

Sovereign Slang have released some of their original music online. These are mostly self-recorded songs, the lads using their own sound equipment and recording & mixing software. Their original music can be found on websites like Bandcamp, Soundcloud and Reverbnation, with some videos also on Facebook. The Nenagh band are currently working on new music, and their most recent tracks include 'Outside This Town', 'Black Rum' and 'Streets'. Looking towards the future, Sovereign Slang are hoping to fund a studio session and release their first professional album in the next two years. Check out their Facebook page for more info.

 

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