Nov 30, 2018

Cathal Coughlan special talking about Microdisney & The Fatima Mansions

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Cathal Coughlan  formerly of Microdisney, and The Fatima Mansions. His work with both bands has received much critical acclaim, as has his solo material. 

On 27 November 2017, it was announced that O'Hagan and Coughlan would reform Microdisney for a one-off concert in the National Concert Hall, Dublin on 2 June 2018. Coughlan subsequently stated on his website that due to the sellout of the Dublin show, they would be performing a one-off in London as well. They are scheduled to perform the album The Clock Comes Down The Stairsin full.

Nov 23, 2018

Sean O’Hagan talking about Microdisney, The High Llamas, Stereolab etc

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Sean O'Hagan is a founding member of the Irish indie band Microdisney, alongside Cathal Coughlan; the band initially formed in Cork but was based in London from 1982 until their split in 1988. He released a solo album titled High Llamas in 1990, which would become the name of a band he subsequently formed. The High Llamas were influenced by the Beach Boys, Ennio Morricone, Antonio Carlos Jobim and avant-garde electronica. He has also collaborated extensively with Stereolab, he was an official member from 1993 to 1994, and is credited as a guest musician on later releases.

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