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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.
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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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…Continue