Ep.25 with Irish Electro Pop Artist Paul Quin (Biazarre)

The Brief Encounter Podcast with Johnny Boyle

Apr 6 2022 • 1 hr 14 mins

Hey Folks,

Paul has been releasing music since 1989 and on this Podcast episode we discuss his career as well as growing up in the 80s in Dublin. We also look a the challenges artists and young people are facing  with with rising cost of living here in Ireland.
Below are some links to Paul's music and website.


Paul Quin has worked in several musical genres since the 1980’s. Alone and in collaboration.

Considered a pioneer in the field of Irish electronic music, his first single was a radio hit in 1989. ‘The Colour Of Rain/A Better Place’, released by duo Biazarre hit the Irish charts and was played constantly on Irish radio stations.In the years following Paul has featured on Irish dance music compilations from Futuresque records (Music To Move To vols 1 and 2 ) digitally released an EP ‘Goodbye To Mandalay (2000) on the flagship online record label Peoplesound.com, a mini album ‘Future Songs’ (2011) – on Ninthwave Recordings, performed at numerous live performances, art installations and other cultural events as well as regular Dublin gigs.
Paul’s current musical genre centres on old Skool synth sounds, beats and melodies from electronica / electroclash together with live instruments- piano, cello, violins and sax.
The first full length album ‘Life On Earth’ is set for release on the well known Russian electronica label Scent Air Records in 2021.

In the leadup a series of singles/music videos will be released and feature on all social media platforms. ‘Life on Earth’ will be available in both physical and digital formats including vinyl.

This record has been crafted over a period of two years with House of Analogue’s Aidan Casserly ( Sebastian & The Dream , Silver Moon ) co-writing and producing the record.

Greg Malocca of Egoboo has recorded all the vocal layers and added additional production and as well as mixing the album

Some great Irish musicians play on this release such as Rónán Johnston, Simon Quigley, Katherine Atkinson, Paul O’ Connel (who co wrote and produced the track ‘We Are Unbroken’) Gerard Farrelly, and Mick Mc Donnell.

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