I Heart Tea Crowd Episode 9 – Dead Cat Bounce

Comedy rockers Dead Cat Bounce have been on the scene since 2008, touring the circuit and regaling audiences with tales of ‘Overenthusiastic Contraceptive Lady’ and ‘Good Touch, Bad Touch’. A full band, with vocalist Jim Whalmsey, drummer Demian Fox and guitarist Shane O’Brien, the first few seconds of any of their shows will lull you into a false sense of musical security before they launch straight into lyrics such as ‘like a chimpanzee in a buffet car they’re grabbing at things before they know what they are … and trying to put them in their mouths’ (‘Christians in Love’) and ‘Me and my instructor tearing down the autobahn, doing ninety in a Mazda with the handbrake on’ (‘Switzerland’). Having caught them live a number of times, we can only say that comedy and rock go incredibly well together and their show, Howl of the She-Leopard, hits Vicar Street on the … There’s more

I Heart Tea Crowd Episode 8 – Dermot and Dave

It’s here… it’s finally here! After a marathon editing session (Dermot, we’re sorry we chopped off your shoulder…) and a couple of evenings feeling like we just couldn’t bear to share our exclusive footage of Dave Moore’s old haircut with the world, we have a new episode of Tea Crowd. And look, it’s 20 minutes long. Our YouTube account got upgraded – high 5! As usual, we also have a big box of Lyons Tea stuff to give away. If you want it, this months Tea Crowd Teaser is what has four wheels and flies? The answer is in the video. Just leave your answer in the comments and we’ll pick a winner next time out.

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 7 Michelle Doherty

This month on Tea Crowd, Phantom 105.2′s Michelle Doherty takes a break from presenting Finest Worksongs to join us on the sofa and chat dance moves and The Script, take on the Tea Crowd Teaser, and generally be one of our favourite guests ever. If you want to take on the Tea Crowd Teaser yourself and win a hamper of tea goodness from Lyons Tea, the question (and the answer) are in the video. Just leave your answer in the comments and we’ll pick a winner in next month’s episode. Good luck!    

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 6 Bipolar Empire

This month on Tea Crowd we had a brilliant time hanging out with the guys from Bipolar Empire, chatting tea, Oxegen and Pat Kenny… As usual, as well as pop culture interview goodness, we’ve got a prize to keep you happy. This month’s hamper from Lyons Tea also contains a signed CD from the guys. If you want to have a go at winning it, the competition question is: What’s only useful when it’s broken? And we don’t want the Google answer, we’ll accept any of the answers given by the band. Get entering in the comments below.  

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 5 Niamh Farrell (Ham Sandwich)

***COMPETITION CLOSED. CONGRATS TO CLARE*** In episode 5 of Tea Crowd, we’re joined by Ham Sandwich legend Niamh Farrell. Check out her red Doc Martens. Too cool for words. The winner of the hamper from the Bosco episode is announced too. The Tea Crowd Teaser for this month’s tea hamper from Lyons Tea is this: There’s two in every room and one in every corner. What is it? (The answer’s in the episode). Throw your answer in the comments and we’ll announce the winner in next month’s episode. Previous episodes of Tea Crowd are available here.

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 4 Bosco

***COMPETITION CLOSED. CONGRATS TO GRAINNE*** In episode 4 of I Heart Tea Crowd we meet puppetry’s own Bosco. ***Competition now closed. The winner will be announced in the next episode*** The Tea Crowd Teaser for this month’s tea hamper from Lyons Tea is this: You go in through one hole, you come out through three holes. Once you’re inside, you’re ready to go outside, but once you’re outside, you’re still inside. What is it? (The answer’s in the episode). Throw your answer in the comments and we’ll announce the winner in next month’s episode. Previous episodes of Tea Crowd are available here.

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 3 Neil Hannon

To quote the second best song writer of all time, “What, you thought we wouldn’t come again? Leave you hanging without bringing you the fun again?” Yes, instead of aliens, Will Smith could have been talking about Tea Crowd, a little bit delayed but back and better than ever. This time we caught up with the man who kicks Mr Smith into second place, Mr Divine Comedy, Neil Hannon. Who wouldn’t you know, is a blooming gentleman. Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape and Romeo from The Magic Numbers perform Vampire Weekend’s album for The JD Set at the Button Factory on April 1st. To find out more about it,  see www.thejdset.ie or facebook.com/jackdanielsjdsetireland   Enjoy and we’ll see you next time with a little blast from the past….  

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 2 Charlene McKenna

Ello, and welcome to the jam packed, cat smashing, begging to be remade into one of those soppy youtube montage clip thingys in slow mo black and white with some song by The Script over it  episode 2 of love fest The I Heart Tea Crowd. This time we were joined by Pure Mule and Raw’s very brilliant Charlene McKenna.

I Heart Tea Crowd – Episode 1 We Are Scientists

The Early 60′s – What will one day become the internet takes shape The Early 00′s – Man figures out that turning moderation off on Google Images means topless pictures of the actress he fancies The 11th January 2011 – I Heart Tea Crowd goes live Everything must start somewhere, and where better for Culch’s The I Heart Tea Crowd to start than with funky cool indie gods, We Are Scientists. Just before everyone went off at Christmas to eat so much that they sweat Roses sweets and to drink more than a shunned debs date, Chris Cain from the band sat down with a cup of your mother’s favorite for a chat. If you have ever wanted to know how do successful rock stars deal with fancying a girl on the bus or their thoughts on the last few moments of ‘Cool Runnings’, you are in the right place my friend.