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New Music from Irish Neo-traditional Musician Caoivín

July 6, 2021

Irish neo-traditional musician Caoivín returns with fusion hit ‘Keep Her Lit’. Following the championing of his debut by the likes of 98fm, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and the Sound Sniffer, Caoivín sings about themes of personal growth and diligence in his highly anticipated second single ‘Keep Her Lit’, a unique blend of pop, dance and traditional Irish music elements.

The track was released on all streaming platforms on Friday 2/7/21.

Caoivín (pronounced “Kwee-veen”) is the pseudonym of Dublin-based producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Wade.

Born into a musical family, Caoivín began playing traditional Irish music at the tender age of 5 and spent the majority of his early childhood summers travelling to and from various different fleadhs and music weeks.

In his late teens and early twenties, the musician began to develop an interest in a wide variety of other genres outside of the traditional Irish music realm which led him to discover bands and artists such as Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, DARKSIDE, JJ Cale, Bonobo, Khruangbin, Tinariwen and many others.

The Caoivín project takes influence from the range of musical styles which Wade has been exploring from that point up until now, while being rooted at the same time to the long unbroken lineage of traditional music on which he was reared.

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