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Review: An Ode To Soft Landings, Folk Radio UK

https://www.folkradio.co.uk/2022/10/myles-oreilly-her-first-crios-an-ode-to-soft-landings/ Earlier this year, Myles O’Reilly released Cocooning Heart, which Thomas Blake described as a singularly fulfilling album. As he noted in his review – Sometimes art floats close to the surface of real life. It isn’t always comfortable, and it must take a certain amount of courage to create. Having previously released a minimal ambient series of long players…

Review: Cocooning Heart, Folk Radio UK.

https://www.folkradio.co.uk/2022/07/myles-oreilly-cocooning-heart-2/ There is something self-deprecating about Myles O’Reilly that belies the power and emotional reach of his music. Talking about his latest album, he has stated that he’s not trying to reinvent anything, ‘just write a good, simple song.’ Well, the songs on Cocooning Heart are certainly good. In some senses, they are simple too – lightly psychedelic, sometimes…


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About Myles

Myles O’Reilly is a musician, composer and filmmaker from Dublin, Ireland. Since first lifting a camera in 2010, multi-tasking O’Reilly has filmed, directed and edited over 100 music videos and 20+ music documentary short films. In the global pandemic lockdown, Myles produced the first two albums in his critically acclaimed [Indistinct Chatter] series of minimal ambient recordings, Cabin Lights Off (2020) and My Mothers Star (2021), followed in 2022 by a collection of ambient folk songs titled ‘Cocooning Heart’. In January 2022 his first feature film documentary ‘Dark Horse on The Wind’ about the life and songs of the late folk singer Liam Weldon premiered at the Dublin International Film Festival. In 2023 Myles will be touring a unique live show, combing both his films, cinematography and music to create a multi sensory audio/visual immersion to promote his fourth ambient LP titled ‘An Ode To Soft Landings’

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