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Film & TV work

It's been a busy year with loads of location sound recording work on some big projects. Including Disney's Disenchanted, Martin McDonagh's The Banshees of Inisherin, Vikings: Valhalla, Cocaine Bear, Fate: The Winx Saga, Kin,as well as work on various documentaries such as Run With Her, Forerunner, and Afghan Dreamers. Plenty more in the pipeline for 2022! 

Kodak Commercial Awards

Delighted to have been part of the team for "Mental Fitness" - an advertisement for the Mindshine meditation app that claimed 2nd place at the Kodak Commercial Awards. Directed by Lia Campbell, location sound and post-production audio by yours truly. Vid on the Film+TV page!  

New Music! 

BARQ have released three new singles so far in 2020, amassing nearly 700 plays on Irish radio, as well as being added to Spotify's New Music Friday UK playlist. Head on over to spotify to have a listen now! 


BARQ are taking over! My life, that is. Keep up to date on what we're up to over at or follow us on twitter @BARQ_music 

We've got some exciting news in the pipeline............

Festival Season! 

Festival season kicks off on June 16th with BARQ at Carlow Arts Festival. Busy summer ahead with dates at Body&Soul, Knockanstockan, Longitude, Electric Picnic, Indiependence, Interlude, Groove, Canalaphonic. 

Keep an eye on to stay up to date on all the news!

MAY 19th-21st - Lethal Dialect

Heading on an Irish tour with Lethal Dialect and Maverick Sabre with dates in Galway, Cork, Waterford, and Kilkenny. This will be followed by an acoustic gig in Avenue of Temple Bar, Dublin on may 27th. Can't wait! 

APRIL 1st - BARQ news

Lots going on in the world of BARQ! Irish Times Artist of The Week, 2XM Poptarts of the week, Spotify Ireland Viral50, RTÉ Artist In The Spotlight, loads of support from radio stations and online bloggers, too much to mention here so go to or to get all the info.


Also, check out our new video!

MARCH 24th - BARQ are online! 

BARQ's debut single "Gentle Kind of Lies" is now available on all the usual online platforms. Give it a listen! 

iTunes -

Spotify -

FEB 6th - FM104's The Gig

Had a great time playing The Olympia with Lethal Dialect on a lineup that also included The Coronas, Gavin James, The Academic, Sample Answer, Ryan Sheridan, and hosted by Jerry Fish. What a night! 

JAN 27th - I heart Bowie

I'll be on house band duties for a great night of music featuring a host of amazing special guests, including; Glen Hansard, Bell X1, Jack L, and many more! 

JAN 11th - New Weird Glitches Video

Filmed a cover of "Default" by Atoms For Peace with my Weird Glitches cohorts. Here's the link!

DEC 12th - Paris with Loah

Looking forward to this gig in the Center Culurel Irlandais with Loah. Exciting times! 

NOV 26th - Weird Glitches at Anseo

Weird Glitches are back in their spiritual home for their last gig of 2015. We'll also have Jess Kav on vocals for a sneak peek at some new material........

OCT 22nd-26th - Cork Jazz

Weird Glitches and Gin 'N Juice will be hitting Cork hard for the Jazz Fest this year! We'll be jazzhiphopping it up in Bodega and The Old Oak. 

SEPT 27th - Windmill Lane Sessions

I was lucky enough to take part in a seriously great recording session with Dublin's own Lethal Dialect. Check it out here -

SEPT 5th - Electric Picnic

Playing on Jerry Fish's Electric Sideshow Stage at 14.00 and with Gin 'N Juice on the Global Green stage at midnight. Can't wait! 

AUG 25th - Dublin Guitar Night

Delighted to be asked to play the DGN with my Weird Glitches project. Plenty of amazing guitarness on the night that's not to be missed! 

MAY 10th/17th/24th/31st - Whelan's! 

FEBRUARY 28TH - Review!

A month of Sundays! Myself and my Weird Glitches cohorts will be kicking off on May 10th with four Sundays in a row in The Parlour at Whelan's.


Got a properly lovely review from check it out here!

FEBRUARY 5th - HotPress

Great review from Irish music magazine HotPress - "This is seriously complex and accomplished stuff. Highly recommended." Thank you Colm O'Hare and HotPress! 


Filmed an interview with those lovely people at's a link to the youtube clip!

JANUARY 4th - CDs + iTunes

Weird Glitches now available on CD and for download from iTunes! Check to buy physical copies online, or iTunes for downloads.


DECEMBER 21st - Weird Glitches

First outing for my new Dublin based quartet! We'll be in The Workman's Club from 8pm  on Sunday the 21st of December. Can't wait! 

OCTOBER 2nd - Scottish Tour


Had a great time gigging it up in Scotland with Alex Hahn and the Blue Riders. Got to visit Glasgow, Edinburgh, and the Callander Jazz and Blues Festival. We even had time for some hiking in the Trossachs! Deadly. 

SEPTEMBER 18th - Back in Dublin



Great to be back in Dubland, Irelandland! Starting things off with a weekly residency, Thursdays at midnight in The Grand Social with the mighty Gin 'N Juice. Check out for more info! 

AUGUST 19th - Italy! 

Heading Italia-bound for a couple of weeks of performing. Check for more details. 

AUGUST 2nd - US tour begins

Gigging it up over in the U States of A with Alex Hahn and the Blue Riders. Check for more details

© 2017 Stephen McHale

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