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The Irish News Talk To OKS Ahead Of His Album Launch Show

Our Krypton Son is the stage name of singer-song writer Chris McConaghy. To Launch his excellent new album, Chris and his band play a hometown gig in Derry tonight. He Talks to Brian Campbell

Our Kryton Son's Chris McConaghy Talks To AU Magazine

"McConaghy’s subtly evocative brand of piano-led songwriting bursts with aching melodies and unforgettable turns of phrase, proving as much unforgettable as it is inimitable."

The Stars Align For Our Krypton Son’s Debut

The Derry Journal Interview OKS

Our Krypton Son Comes To Belfast Music Week

"In 2012 McConaghy finds himself at the forefront of the current crop of confident, determined Northern Irish musicians who are attracting the attention of the global media, with an eponymous album garnering critical acclaim at home and abroad."

Wearenoise Reviews Our Kryton Son's Self Titled Album

"Simply wonderful!"

November 2012 Newsletter

OKS Pre-Order, Jetplane Free Download & Live Album, Axis Of Tour News & Roster Round Up!

Hot Press Review OKS Debut Album

"...With the simplest of guitar mofits forming the foundation for a bright'n'breezy four minutes of near perfect off-kilter pop."

Our Krypton Son Announces Album And Tour

OKS will be releasing his debut album on 16th November. The Launch show will be held in Sandinos, Derry that night. Admission to the show will be FREE with your copy of the album!

Watch Our Krypton Son's New Video For "I'll Never Learn To Say Goodbye"

Filmed in the Smalltown America studio during the closing recording session for his debut album.

October 2012 Newsletter

Free Vinyl 7s, Neg Peg Augmented Reality Sleeve, LaFaro and MTC Live News in this month's newsletter...

Biggest Ever Lineup For STA All-Dayer #5

We're delighted to announce the full lineup for this weekend's Pop-Up Store and All-Dayer in Derry, which takes place in the Craft Village & Pavillion and Mason's Bar on Friday, 31st August & Saturday, September 1st.

August 2012 Newsletter

MTC on R1, August Free Download, Sullivan & Gold Vid and New Neg Peg Single...

AU Magazine Review of Glasgowbury 2012

'[LaFaro] unleash a troika of songs that few local bands have it in their arsenal to match. ‘The Ballad of Burnt Dave’, ‘Sucking Diesel’ and ‘Tupenny Nudger’ are delivered with the band’s typical acerbic abandon ensuring that a set which had threatened to veer of course remains a triumph.'

Weather Underground #1 - In Store Now

Performed, recorded, mixed, designed and released in 24 hours. Weather Underground #1 is now in stock and available from Independent Music on 'reign in blood red' 7" Vinyl

OKS Gaming Feature In Hot Press Magazine

Chris explains why 'Graft Theft Auto: Vice City' is his favourite game

Hot Press Review "Catalonian Love Song"

'Dreamy, colourful, otherworldly...Clark Kent better watch his back, there's a new contender for the title of Krypton's most famous son'

"Catalonian Love Song" On Gerry Anderson's BBC Radio Ulster Show

"I think this is lovely...Everyone should go buy it" - Gerry Anderson

June 2012 Newsletter

Our Krypton Son Single Launch, Negative Pegasus support MAN FOREVER, LaFaro at Glasgowbury 2012, STA June Soundtrack and much more.

Meg.ie Review OKS 'Plutonium'

'A sensitive piano ballad full of yearning...like a smoothed-out Tom Waits song'

Daily Mirror Feature OKS' New Single 'Plutonium'

'Our Krypton Son are releasing a second single from their debut album and my, what a single it is.'

We Are Noise Review 'Plutonium'

'‘Plutonium’...is a soft piano ballad that drifts between a hushed Jeff Tweedy-style delivery and a growly Dennis Wilson-esque ode, complete with warped ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’ style studio effects. It’s short and sweet but delivered perfectly.'

Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium' Out Now

Our Krypton Son's new single 'Plutonium' is released today exclusively on independentmusic.com

OKS' 'Plutonium' In AU News

Our Krypton Son's latest single 'Plutonium' released today

BBC Across The Line Review Our Krypton Son Supporting Vyvienne Long

'We are presented with an intimate, acoustic set. Chris McConaghy has a quiet and unassuming...his understated voice highlighting the melancholic nature of his songs.'

Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium' On Electric Mainline

Our Krypton Son's new single 'Plutonium' gets play on Stephen McCauley's 'Electric Mainline' show

OKS Coloured Vinyls And BBC Airplay

'Plutonium' Limited Edition 7" Coloured Vinyls Arrive And Stuart Bailie Gives It Praise On BBC Radio Ulster's Late Show.

GigApe.com Review Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium'

"Our Krypton Son have created a masterpiece. His new single 'Plutonium' depicts a delicate, almost otherwordly song that echoes dreams of a longed-for love - "Now that I met you from your kiss, the world I know is nothing but a lie."

HevyPetal.com Feature OKS's 'Plutonium'

"There isn't a central concept lyrically on the album - memory, time, love, death, work, jealousy - the usual shit really." - Chris

VenueOne.com Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

"A more introspective and bare form than previous single 'Catalonian Love Song', here he calls to mind the best of Blur’s sparse 'Out Of Time Eels' more poignant moments. Like those acts OKS cannot but help his pop instincts and this is a a well-crafted, fully realised song."

May 2012 Newsletter

Negative Pegasus sign to Smalltown, Pigstock Tshirt Exclusive, Free More Than Conquerors track and the inevitable 'much, much more' on this month's mailout!

GoldenPlec.ie List OKS Dublin Show

'This Sunday will see hotly tipped act from up north, Our Krypton Son heading down south to play at The Stags Head Raw.'

The Metaphorical Boat Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

'It's piano and vocal style calling to mind Suede's "By the Sea", with a vocal style that seems to sit somewhere in the murky water between E from Eels and Damon Albarn.'

Electronic Rumours Review Figure Of 8's Weather Underground # 1 Remix

'The machine beats and robo-bass juxtaposing nicely with a real human quality to the sparkly synth work.'

April 2012 Newsletter

Our Krypton Son And Sullivan & Gold at Weather Underground #1, Pre-Order OKS New Single 'Plutonium', Latest Bundle Deals, MTC Tour Video And FWW Single News.

Weather Underground #1 Now Online

High-fives all round to the team for getting this one out the door. It was a 24 hour blast :)

Weather Underground #1 Broadcast Schedule (PM)

What a great day! Woop - we're well on schedule; hopefully everyone has enjoyed today. We've had a great time, here's the plan for tonight.

Chordblossom On Weather Underground #1

'I can say with complete honesty that I have been glued to the screen for most of the day. A second instalment of Weather Underground would be warmly accepted.'

Weather Underground #1 Broadcast Schedule (AM)

Everyone is hurrying around setting up, so just to keep you clued in - this is the plan for this morning

BBC Across The Line Feature Weather Underground #1

Weather Underground: 24 Hour Recording People!

Weather Underground #1 Live This Weekend

Live from our recording studio in Derry on 31st March @ 12:00 in a continuous live broadcast; Our Krypton Son and Sullivan & Gold will perform, record, remix, design and release a brand new record. Tune in, join in and help us spread the word!

Folk & Tumble Review Our Krypton Son

Folk And Tumble review Chris McConaghy supporting The Leisure Society in Belfast.

OKS At Belfast Nashville Songwriters' Festival

Our Krypton Son to play a number of solo shows at this year's Belfast Nashville Songwriters' Festival.

Our Krypton Son On BBC Vinyl Takeover

'Sunlight In The Ashes' on BBC Radio Ulster.

Our Krypton Son Featured In Hot Press Magazine

'The album should also come embossed with a 'Made In Derry' stamp...It's a blazing affirmation of his decision to stay in the north-west.'

February 2012 Newsletter

No rest for the STA wicked, this month: MTC Record Debut Album, LaFaro & FWW European Tour News, Our Krypton Son's Irish Aerial Assault and the usual ...'more' in this month's STA newsletter.

Our Krypton Son & Feldberg Still On Top At RTE

Our Krypton Son's 'Catalonian Love Song' and Feldberg's 'Dreamin'' remain in RTE Radio 1's 'A' playlist.

Our Krypton Son In Session For BBC Introducing

Chris pops into Philly Taggart's BBC Radio 1 Introducing Northern Ireland Show for a chat and some tunes.

The Big List Interview Our Krypton Son

''Catalonian Love Song' has spread virulently through the airwaves, infecting listeners with its neo, old-fangled charm.'

Our Krypton Son On BBC Radio Ulster

'Catalonian Love Song' played on Ralph McLean's 'Legendary Voices' Show last night on BBC Radio Ulster.

Hot Press Magazine Review STA Showcase

'Close the eyes and you can you could be stage left at some Foos stadium gig.'