- 29 Oct 23
Watch the powerful young singer/songwriter perform live on the Hot Press Y&E Series tonight – supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
We are delighted to announce a special performance from Taylor D as part of the Hot Press Y&E Series tonight!
Presented in conjunction with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, the new series features an impressive total of 40 exclusive, intimate sets. You can watch Taylor's performance tonight, October 29th, at 7pm, streamed live on the Hot Press Instagram.
Hailing from Clondalkin, Taylor D is a rapidly rising sensation transcending conventional pop boundaries , this award-winning songwriter has been making waves across the globe - crowned "First Choice Radio UK Artist of the Year," Taylor D’s music has garnered radio play as far away as Australia, Japan and the U.S.
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Her flirtatious Fan Girl EP his a fun homage to her listeners and pop diva superfans all over the world.
“Fan girls are loud, fan girls are proud and fan girls are deserving of as much limelight as they wish,” said the Dubliner on the project. “It’s refreshing to see an artist revel in the enjoyment of being both a 'Fan Girl' and a popstar.”
Watch Taylor D on the Hot Press The Y&E Series – supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media – live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 7pm tonight.
Stay tuned throughout the week for some more perfromances from Ireland's most exciting emerging talent...
Monday 30: Anikẹ Akano
With a smooth and fervent sound that effortlessly combines elements of R&B, folk, and indie pop, Anikẹ Akano - at just 18 years old - is already making a name for herself in the music industry. Releasing her much-anticipated debut single ‘Passing By’ in November, Anikẹ’s unique blend of eloquent melodies and harrowing lyrics is certain to capture hearts - leaving listeners eager for more.
Tuesday 31: Holly Munro
An Irish singer-songwriter gaining recognition for her electronic-infused brand of folk-pop, Holly Munro's distinct sound draws inspiration from icons Bjork, Kate Bush, and Joni Mitchell. She also happens to be Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor's sister, spending most of her days alongside her producer in the same Somerset studio that Tears For Fears recorded Songs From The Big Chair in. With its folk sensibilities and ambient textures, her upcoming EP Up Against Your Nature is both reassuringly nostalgic yet excitingly fresh.
Wednesday 1 : Polly Barrett
Already renowned in the Irish folk scene with two studio albums under her belt, Polly Barrett is no stranger to the creative process and performing - having recently appeared at the Milkwaukee Irish Fest alongside the Coronas, Wallis Bird and a host of Irish acts. Rediscovering her creativity through Forest Therapy, she explores the overwhelming love for one's child and parenthood on her new album Sapling be… a journey through motherhood, love and loss, the very life cycle of nature itself.