Originally from Limerick, O’Brien’s works that transcend everyday and intermittent labels. Writing from his own observations, O’Brien’s influence on Mark E. in The Fall and Patty Smith. Reflected in Smith’s realism and in the works of literary geniuses such as Samuel Beckett, WB Yeats, Flan O’Brien, and Joan Didion. Albert Camus.
The year 2020 was a real eye-opener for Synod O’Brien, who has won international critical acclaim, including DIY, Dazed, Dork, Loud & Quiet, NME, Paste, Stereogamy, The Fader, The Forty Five, The Guardian and The Quietus. She has received considerable support from national radio stations, including Jack Saunders of BBC Radio 1 and Steve Lamack of BBC Radio 6 Music, who have proven themselves to be staunch supporters of his music with the song ‘Most Modern Painting’. It was on the playlist of 6 music last year.
Versatile artist, O’Brien’s work has been published by the esteemed London Magazine, which includes TS Elliott, Sylvia Platt and William Burrows among its alumni. The unique combination of lyricist speaking and singing with his band “Unholy Orchestra” (Dork Magazine), Julian Hanson (guitar) and Oscar Robert Owson (drums) attracted the attention of experts on both estates. Her performances have been seen in best-selling theaters across the UK, including John Cooper Clark and The Bryan Johnstown Massacre. Synod O’Brien’s hunting performances brought her to the forefront of the rising tide of free British and Irish talent.