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Absolutism is killing us

Absolutism is killing us As a society we are stuck, unable to think beyond a binary left or right, climate change, not climate change. Trump’s election last year was due to our inability to extend our thinking beyond these small boundaries. Trump is what happens when you run out of[…]

Brian Brody Simon Quigley Rebelsa String Quartet

Really looking forward to Brian Brody‘s gig which will showcase all his solo work and some string arrangements I did for “Charting Maps on New Horizons EP with Rebelsa String Quartet. I will also be playing two tracks with the quartet myself so going to be a good night. Arthurs Pub[…]

London Boys

[bandsintown_events] London Boys is part of the Davis Bowie 2017 festival is a tribute to David Bowie 1960 material. The Band is Brian Brody Vocals Guitars, Simon Quigley Keyboards, John Brereton Guitars, Andy Slowey Bass, Tony Brereton Drums. The festival is spread over six days and features Gerry Leonard ( Guitarist[…]

Highlights of “A night by the Ocean” @NCH

A performance of new music, from composer and pianist Simon Quigley at the National Concert Hall. Accompanied by singers Martin McCann, Clare Kavanagh and Fiach Moriarty, backed up with a string section, Maria Mason, Siubhan Ni Ghriofa, Michelle Mason and Marie-Louise Bowe, guitarist Peter Meighan and keyboard player Katherine Atkinson.[…]

Video Human Frailty

Here’s the video for Human Frailty over on YouTube. It features Martin McCann on vocals and is part of my solo work. The track is also now available from my Bandcamp site.


This is a demo of a song called “A Lovers Lullaby by Brian Brody” who is a singer songwriter from Dublin. I arranged the strings on this track so this is just a sample hope you enjoy.

The Politics of Extremism

The Migrant crisis has thrown up many appalling images and some equally appalling reaction, both in the UK, Europe, USA and the West in general. The combination of extreme media coverage, mainstream political parties and politicians promoting anti immigration, ignorance and fear mongering to such an extreme degree, leading to[…]

A Night by the Ocean @ NCH

A Night By The Ocean is the launch of new music by composer and pianist Simon Quigley who was a member of the successful Dublin indie group Sack that first performed in the mid 1990’s. In his new solo career and with collaborative special guests from some of Ireland’s most creative musicians; singer-songwriter Martin[…]