Glen Brady: ‘We did everything you’d expect a young Irish band with total freedom and massive alcohol appetite to do’

While touring the world, the DJ and soundman worked hard but played harder. Now mellowed with Def Nettle, he chats about collaborating Dolores O’Riordan, Michael Stipe, his veganism and faith

Def Nettle's Glen Brady

Barry Egan

Apropos of directions, the text reads: ‘It’s near Curracloe beach in Wexford, an epic spot where they filmed the Normandy landing in Saving Private Ryan.’