March 2016 Blog Posts (40)

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 364

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 3/04/2016 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



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Added by Mitch Park on March 31, 2016 at 17:43 — No Comments

First Listen to a track from the new InConcept album by Notify

Notify make a welcome return with a new album called InConcept, due for release on 8th April 2016.  We have an exclusive track for you called Vividity which once again shows Notify to be one of the most imaginative bands around. They describe their music as "forward looking, stylistically adventuresome and…

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Added by TradConnect on March 31, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Lynched live concert at ITMA 14th April - Live Stream on Tradconnect

On Thursday 14th April, Dublin folk band Lynched will perform a live concert at ITMA Dublin which will be streamed live on YouTube and here on Tradconnect.  Lynched are one of the most exciting bands to emerge from the Dublin scene in quite some time and recently released their debut album…

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Added by TradConnect on March 29, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

New Compositions - from Dónal Mc Cague

Here is a selection of new compositions by Monaghan fiddler Dónal Mc Cague.  We have not featured new compositions of late following our New Tune Composition  which we ran in 2014. Oisín Mac Diarmada in a bio written at the time of Dónal’s debut release Bits…

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Added by TradConnect on March 28, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

The new video from The Morning Tree

This is the new video release by The Morning Tree, a trio that we have featured regularly on Tradconnect.  They have gone through a lineup change with founding member Matteo Podda now pursuing a solo career as an Italian singer-songwriter, releasing his interpretations of Woody Guthrie's Ballads of Sacco & Vanzetti.…

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Added by TradConnect on March 27, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Revisiting 'The Forgotten Children' by Aidan Doyle

In November 2014 we featured the The Forgotten Children as part of our Songwriter Showcase with Christy Moore. This song was shortlisted by Christy as…

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Added by TradConnect on March 27, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Listen to the new track from UK folk duo Ninebarrow

For those that liked the close harmonies of acts like The Murphy Beds and Ye Vagabonds which we featured recently on Tradconnect, you will definitely like this release from UK duo Ninebarrow.  They are a multi-award-winning folk duo that have been described by Mike Harding as sounding ‘damn fine’ and by Seth Lakeman as ‘a…

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Added by TradConnect on March 25, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 363 https://www.facebook.com/folkonsunday Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM. Broadcast: 27/03/2016 0004-0100 NZST Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click her…

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 363

https://www.facebook.com/folkonsunday

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 27/03/2016 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist)…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 25, 2016 at 0:30 — No Comments

Reg Hall : Irish Music in London - Free talk at ITMA Dublin 14th May 2016

To celebrate the launch of 2 new CD collections & e-book of Irish music in London from Topic Records, ITMA is hosting an afternoon talk by Dr. Reg Hall in 73 Merrion Square. The event takes place on May 14th from 4 - 5pm. Tickets are free and early booking is advisable as places are limited.

Reg Hall’s monumental and comprehensive history of…

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Added by TradConnect on March 24, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Album Review : Aoife Scott / Carry The Day

This debut release by Dublin folk singer Aoife Scott delivers a very satisfying mix of new material alongside some equally admirable covers. The pressure of being part of the Black family with mother, Frances, and aunt, Mary, having established such strong reputations before her, seems not to have affected her approach.…

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Added by Tony Lawless on March 21, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Folk on Sunday, no. 1016

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 20/03/2016 1504-1600 NZST

STREAMING LIVE: http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers REPEATING: Mon 28/03/2016 2100-2200 NZST





Specialising in narrative song and traditional dance music forms.





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Added by Mitch Park on March 20, 2016 at 3:39 — No Comments

Listen to the new Kris Drever album 'If Wishes Were Horses' in its entirety

Press Release : Kris Drever celebrates his first decade as an acclaimed solo artist and songwriter with a brand new studio album If Wishes Were Horses, released by Reveal Records on March 28th 2016, and a supporting tour. The album is his first for six years (during which time his band…

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Added by TradConnect on March 19, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Best of Soundcloud - February 2016

A selection of tracks that have been released on Soundcloud over the last few weeks. Sounds that may pass you by.  Sounds worth hearing.

If you have tracks that you want us to feature on Tradconnect then simply send them via our Soundcloud profile.

If you have a new album about to be released check…

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Added by TradConnect on March 18, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 362

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 20/03/2016 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date.…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 18, 2016 at 0:30 — No Comments

Irish Top 10 Traditional Albums - February 2016

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for February 2016.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. If you have a new album on release send us a copy to these contact…

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Added by TradConnect on March 17, 2016 at 12:28 — No Comments

Irish Top 10 Traditional Albums - February 2016

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for February 2016.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. If you have a new album on release send us a copy to these contact details.

Don't forget that if you have an…

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Added by TradConnect on March 17, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Líosa Murphy - her 'Skylark' album and European tour in March 2016

Líosa Murphy is currently on a promotional tour of her 2014 album Skylark, which we are this week adding to our Download Centre on Tradconnect.  The album presents some well known traditional ballads like Nancy Spain, Síuíl a Rún and Caledonia and gives them a very modern and contemporary edge with the…

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Added by TradConnect on March 16, 2016 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

We Banjo 3 and the President of the United States

Press Release : We Banjo 3 yesterday performed for The President of the United States, the Vice President, the Speaker of the House, an Taoiseach Enda Kenny and a room full of Irish dignitaries and politicians from both sides of the House of Representatives at the Friends of Ireland Luncheon. Also in attendance was Richard…

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Added by TradConnect on March 16, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Ireland's Top Traditional Irish Guitarists

As part of my website www.irishtradguitar.com I have listed a number of highly rated trad guitarists, many of whom I have referred to in Vol.1 of my book “Accompanying Irish Music on Guitar”. These players have all had a different impact on the development of styles and it is worth stating that this is a…

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Added by Frank Kilkelly on March 16, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Watch the outstanding new video for ProdiJIG: The Revolution featuring Moxie

This is the outstanding promotional video for a new show that starts this year at the Cork Opera House.  ProdiJIG :The Revolution is a new Irish Dance show, led by one of the most innovative choreographers and dancers around, Cork born Alan Kenefick. Alan’s innovative, spectacular style is at the forefront of this evolution of Irish dance. According to…

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Added by TradConnect on March 15, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

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