An Irishman Abroad

Nial Conlan: Episode 266

October 22, 2018

Níal Conlan is the bassist for Delorentos and is one of the nicest guys you'll meet in the music industry and a long-time friend of Jarlath.

In this incredible conversation, Níal explains how Delorentos were almost forced to sign a record contract in shady circumstances (21:00), the massive error that cost the band (27:00) and how sharing his time between London and Dublin has resulted in him feeling as though he doesn't have a place to call home (38:00).

From the incredible stories of running pop-up record shops out of a camper van to release Little Sparks (34:00) and how they binned all but one song off their latest album that they recorded in Spain (57:00) to the constant hustle as an independent band (59:00) and how he can't afford to move home to Ireland (Patreon extended cut only), this is a truly insightful chat with a true ambassador for Irish independent art.

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