This is the week 9 and today we have the pleasure to talk to the grate Femmepop!
If you haven’t listen to her music yet… go now! Here is bit more about her:
Femmepop is electronic artist Margaret O’Sullivan from Cork. The Kick EP was Femmepop’s first commercial release. Self recorded and produced it also features Chris Geddes of Belle & Sebastian playing on the title track. She has had airplay on Ireland’s RTE Radio among others, and the UK’s BBC Radio. Femmepop played a mini UK Tour promoting the Kick EP in 2009/2010 which included some of London’s top music spots. Reviewers have made comparisons to names such as Lovefoxx, Kavinsky, Madonna, Cocteau Twins, The School of Seven Bells, Brian Eno – a plethora of sound.
2013 saw Femmepop release 3 singles “1983”, and two collaborations with Timecop1983, “Timescapes” and “Our Time”. As 2013. “Timescapes” saw an inclusion in BBC Radio’s Tom Robinson’s mixtape of December. Femmepop’s debut album ‘From A Girl Who Never Sleeps’ was written, recorded, produced and mixed by Femmepop. The album was released on September 17th 2014. ‘Yellow Lines’ from the album was featured in Tom Robinson’s BBC 6 Music mixtape. Femmepop worked with international Artists such as Sellorekt/LA Dreams, Timecop1983 and Robert Parker whose collaborations feature on the album. The album was mixed and mastered by the legendary Gavin Monaghan.
In 2015 Femmepop released 2 Singles and collaborated with Kalax in ‘Celestial’ and Chronica on the Single ‘The Game’. Femmepop was nominated for ‘Best Female Solo Artist’ and for ‘Best Single’ at The Pure M Awards in Dublin.
The ‘Underground’ EP was released on January 2016. It has received great reviews and BBC Radio Ulster featured ‘There is A Place’ as their track of the day on the renowned ATL Show. The ‘Underground’ Video was created by Glaswegian based Visual artist Sharon Graham and features Ms Femmepop in a swash of colourful & 80s based visuals.
Here is the week 9 video with Femmepop: