Traditional Irish Music
Taken from the album From Tallaght to Halle
This is Takaka Rain, taken from the new ALDOC album From Tallaght to Halle that formed part of our online launch series. Christy Moore attended one of the recent gigs and wrote as part of his Christy Chat blog series that "It was a revelation to hear Alan Doherty's Band (Aldoc). I last heard him play over 20 years ago when he was a young boy. He has fulfilled all the promise he showed back then. He is now based in East Germany. Last night he assembled a nine piece band which, on paper, should not work, but on stage they were scintillating. He drives it on flute and low whistle, he raps sings jousts and boogies and his German, Danish, English, Dutch and Waterford comrades follow him gallantly wherever he leads. On Whelan's small stage last night there was Alan and 3 piece brass, (plus two Apple Macs) Drums, Bass and two Guitars. There was lots of instrument swapping going on. We left Whelan’s dazzled and dazed by Last Nights Fun…Read Christy's full article here
You can read more on our official launch by following this link.
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