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Return to Camden Town - Starts Today 22nd October - 17 Track Playlist

Posted by TradConnect on October 5, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

Return to Camden Town (RtCT) is a Festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance including over 40 events: concerts, céilis, workshops, free performances and sessions. They have put together a playlist of 17 tracks from artists that will feature this year, including several tracks from the Tradconnect Soundcloud file.  This year the festival will feature many high…

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First Listen : Leo Mac Namara's new album with Triona Marshall

Posted by TradConnect on October 22, 2014 at 7:30 0 Comments

This is a first listen to a track from the new album by Leo Mac Namara from Scariff, Co. Clare. It features Triona Marshall of the Chieftains who he met up with at the 2013 Masters of Tradition Festival.  

We posted one of the Custy's Short Video interviews recently where they both spoke…

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Album Review - Four Star Trio / Magnetic South

Posted by Tony Lawless on October 21, 2014 at 14:00 0 Comments

Magnetic South by Four Star Trio is the second album by musicians Con Fada Ó Drisceoil, Johnny McCarthy and Pat “Herring” Ahern.  The music of Sliabh Luachra is centre stage as you can imagine. If you like your slides and polkas, then this group unravel a gem of an album that paints a vivid picture of the music, the area, and the people that inhabit it. As a listening…

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Danny Diamond - Live track at The Sunflower

Posted by TradConnect on October 21, 2014 at 7:00 0 Comments

This is a live track taken from one of Danny Diamond's recent album launch gigs, for his new fiddle album called Fiddle Music.  It will become one of those "must have" fiddle albums and when we interviewed Danny recently he said

 "I aimed to make something innovative but with the…

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Songs # 21- 25 - Songwriter Showcase with Christy Moore

Posted by TradConnect on October 20, 2014 at 8:00 0 Comments

This Songwriters Showcase is a new collaboration with the legendary Christy Moore.  Providing an outlet for composers and writers is an essential goal of Tradconnect and it is hoped that this showcase will highlight some great new writers and performers. We are honored to have Christy listening to this material and giving his…

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Two tracks from Miltown based musician Liam O' Brien

Posted by TradConnect on October 20, 2014 at 8:00 0 Comments

Here are a couple of tracks by Miltown based musician Liam O' Brien.  They were released onto Soundcloud last week and are testament to the fact that good music can exist outside the official album release.  In fact the slow demise of the album format will mean that musicians will need to adopt to a steady stream of releases.  

Liam is…

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Irish Music’s Present and Future – 7 Questions 7 to Edel Fox on Italish blog

Posted by Aindréas Ridire on October 18, 2014 at 13:00 0 Comments

Edel Fox and her concertina are definitely playing an important role in the Present of Irish Music.

So, it is with great pleasure that we meet her for our new interview about Irish Music.

Edel Fox is from Miltown Malbay Co.…

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Web Watch : Spotify Payments Fracas, Why Public WiFi is a Health Hazard, How Teens Listen to Music, The Fleadh,

Posted by TradConnect on October 18, 2014 at 12:00 0 Comments

Web Watch is a collection of articles from around the web that in one way or another have relevance to musicians.  

From trends on social media to technology, marketing and PR.  

From music streaming to Apps to iPhones and beyond.

We filter out what is important and present it as part of this series of posts.

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Track of the Week - Éanna Ó Cróinín / The Lady's Cup of Tea

Posted by TradConnect on October 18, 2014 at 10:00 0 Comments

For the next few weeks we are celebrating reaching 100,000 plays on our Soundcloud file and are revisiting old tracks.  

Our track of the week is now…

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Online launch of Draíocht Na Feadóige by Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha - 23rd October 2014

Posted by TradConnect on October 16, 2014 at 20:00 0 Comments

On Thursday 23rd October 2014 we will continue our series of Online Album Launches with the new release by Tradconnect member and broadcaster Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha. The album is called Draíocht Na Feadóige and it is an outstanding release by any measure of traditional music.  With 21…

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