KASBAH Social Club - Limerick, V94 KX51, Ireland
Tired of forever being sounding boards for each other’s songs, Kieran and Emily have been working away quietly on a collaborative musical venture for a few years.
Little by little Driven Snow began to emerge in the shape of a collection of songs that are at odds with, yet informed by, the duo's collective musical outings (Kieran as a lynch pin of Delorentos and Emily as a vocalist with Republic of Loose and Stars On Fire). The pair decamped (with children, grandparents and all) to Donegal, taking their musical sketches up to Tommy McLaughlin’s Attica Studios (Villagers, S.O.A.K., Pillow Queens)and encouraging them to grow into simple, gentle tunes with a big heart and a common soul.
At the beginning of 2022 Driven Snow was ready to take a step into the real world...Their opening salvo shave offered a tantalising hint of the yearning curiosity in their song writing via a mix of classic harmonies housed in uncluttered acoustic and electronic sounds. Influences include Neil Young, Beach House, Cat Power, Scandinavian TV shows and fireside beers. The realities of life as a musician in modern Ireland have never been more beautifully articulated.
For their new project Kieran and Emily have a simple aim: that Driven Snow will make music that they would listen to-music that means something