Introducing the Album of the Month: “Wake the Dead” by Murphy and the Giant. Hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah, Murphy and the Giant is a vibrant Irish rock band that infuses high energy into their folk rock sound. Led by frontman Daniel O’Connor, the band features Jesus Acosta on lead guitar, Jamie McIntosh on violin, Mitch Shepherd on bass, and Ray (Sunshine) on drums.

This delightfully irreverent group brings a fun and rowdy folk rock experience to the Salt Lake City music scene. “Wake the Dead” is a testament to their unique blend of Irish inspiration and high-octane energy. With a quote like, “We’re not strangers. We’re friends you haven’t met yet,” Murphy and the Giant invites you to join their musical journey—an experience perfect for a night of drinking, dancing, and revelry.