Modern Skins is an ongoing project between 3 close childhood friends that has been both on and off for the last 10 years but will never break up. All hailing from Firhouse,Ross McKiernan, Niall Jackson and Declan Gildea started off acoustically before recruiting a 4th member and fulltime drummer in Steve McCann. This leading to a more raw, rock n' roll feel.
Having begun to record their vast collection of material for the first time in 2010, ranging from rock, pop, blues, indie to old school rock n' roll they will self release the album. Each of Modern Skins laments the loss of the independent record store as we know it.
The debut album "Push Buttons" was recorded live and mixed by Shane Cullen in his K9 Studio's in Deansgrange. Mastered by the illustrious Ronan McHugh (Thin Lizzy/ Def Leppard).
Push Buttons is available in Tower Records, Freebird Records, Rage Records, on iTunes, amazon and bandcamp for as little as €5. Album streaming here; http://modernskins.bandcamp.com/
What they say;
"This is unreconstructed swagger, equal parts dirt and shine and lubricated with the grease of rock’s yesteryear. You can almost hear the hiss beer cans being opened in the background. A valiant start by the group." - Hilary White, State.ie
"New Dublin band peddling strong, dynamic, old-school, raw, feel-good rock tunes."- Jim Carroll, The Irish Times