December 2015 Blog Posts (37)

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 351

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

 

 

 

1. Ulaid: The ramblers:…

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Added by Mitch Park on December 31, 2015 at 1:00 — No Comments

2016 Back to the Future of Irish Music (part II) on Italish blog

Let us continue our journey in the Future of Trad Irish Music; we met other friends to speak about their 2016 projects:

http://italish.eu/2016-back-to-the-future-of-irish-music-part-ii/

Muireann Nic…

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Added by Aindréas Ridire on December 27, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Track of the Week : The Freewheeler / The Old Bush

Our most played track over the Christmas period on our Soundcloud file comes from The Freewheeler. 

This is a new group that features Australian musicians Dougal Adams, Ado Barker and Ben…

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Added by TradConnect on December 27, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Irish Traditional Album of the Year 2015 - Poll now Closed

Welcome to the Tradconnect Readers Poll to select our Traditional Album of the Year 2015. This year the award is sponsored by The INEC Killarney and the winning artist will receive a cheque for €1,500, as well as the opportunity to appear at one or both of the music festivals organised each year…

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Added by TradConnect on December 26, 2015 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 350

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 27/12/2015 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. The year's recordings in review.





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Added by Mitch Park on December 24, 2015 at 7:40 — No Comments

Best of Soundcloud - 12 Tracks - 20th December 2015

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…

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Added by TradConnect on December 21, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Folk on Sunday, no. 1003

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 20/12/2015 1504-1600 NZST

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REPEATING: Mon 28/12/2015 2100-2200 NZST





Specialising in narrative song and traditional dance music forms.





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Added by Mitch Park on December 20, 2015 at 3:39 — No Comments

Jens Kommnick Review

Jens Kommnick

Redwood

Independent Release

The Celtic Diaspora Knows No Bounds

A couple of decades ago a German boy had a love affair that none could have predicted. It was German born acoustic guitarist Jens Kommnick and he fell in love with…

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Added by R J Lannan on December 19, 2015 at 15:03 — No Comments

New piano recording from Peadar Ó Riada

Peadar Ó Riada has just released a new double album of piano music.  Regarding the recording he said: “ I recorded this album as I have been fiddling on the piano since my father died in October 1971 and denied that it was such an important tool for whatever little creative expression I have. I don't compose using the piano but find that I can express…

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Added by TradConnect on December 19, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

Mendicity

Having a listen to some music today.

1st up is an Album that came to me in a roundabout way. I was in CCE Monkstown for the recording of Moya Brennan's Christmas music concert for TnaG, due to be aired over the next short while, no doubt.

There I enjoyed the beautiful playing of Dave Curley. Sensitive and expert on all he touches - and he played mandolin, guitar and bodhran that day. I found him singing several songs on the latest "Slide" album  ( 2013)  Mendicity…

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Added by Brendan (Benny) Hayes on December 18, 2015 at 18:41 — No Comments

2016 Back to the Future of Irish Music (part I) on Italish blog

Once again, for the third year, on Italish blog we are going to meet some of our friends to speak about the future of Irish Music, their projects for 2016.

http://italish.eu/2016-back-to-the-future-of-irish-music-part-i/

Gudrun…

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Added by Aindréas Ridire on December 17, 2015 at 20:30 — No Comments

Single Release : Aoife Scott - All along the Wild Atlantic Way ( Free Download for Broadcasters )

This is the debut single by Aoife Scott, taken from her new album called,  Carry The Day, which will be launched on 31st January 2016 at Temple Bar Trad Fest.

This single is available for Free download by broadcasters who are members of our Download Centre.

The song was…

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Added by TradConnect on December 17, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 349

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 20/12/2015 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,…

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Added by Mitch Park on December 17, 2015 at 1:30 — No Comments

New Christmas single from Heidi Talbot - 'Christmas in September"

Irish folk singer Heidi Talbot has just released a new Christmas single called Christmas in September. The song was written by Boo Hewerdine and produced by John McCusker, and was recorded in Talbot's own studio in the Scottish…

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Added by TradConnect on December 16, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments

Skipper's Alley announce 3 January gigs in Kilkenny, Galway and Dublin.

Skipper’s Alley have announced 3 gigs for the New Year.  On January 15th they will appear at Cleere's in Kilkenny, followed by The Crane, Galway on 22nd January and The Sugar Club, Dublin on January 24th.

Skipper’s Alley are a 7-piece trad ensemble whose…

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Added by TradConnect on December 16, 2015 at 16:30 — No Comments

Michigan Irish Music Initiative - Opportunity for Young Trad Bands

The Michigan Irish Music Initiative (MIMI) is one of the most exciting new awards offered to young traditional Irish music groups. Organised under the auspices of the Michigan Irish Music Festival (MIMF) the Michigan Irish Music Initiative provides a platform for talented and aspiring groups associated with…

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Added by Michigan Irish Music Initiative on December 15, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Album Launch : Aislinn Gagliardi / The Thin Place

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with over 70 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our Download…

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Added by TradConnect on December 15, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

The Song of The Sea

Irish director and co-founder of Cartoon Saloon Tomm Moore is a genius, because he created a magic world of Irish folk music and Celtic mythology mixed with amazing music and colors. Certainly, “The Song of the sea” is an outstanding masterpiece. Without any exaggeration this cartoon is a treasury of legends and fairytales. 

In…

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Added by Linda Hartman on December 15, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Irish Top 10 Traditional Albums - November 2015

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for November 2015.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums and 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 December 13, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

Track of the Week : Cara / Little Musgrave (28th August 2016)

This track has climbed to the top of our charts, as the most played track on Soundcloud over the last 7 days. It is from an album we launched earlier in the year by Cara and the track is Little Musgrave. 

Comprising both German and Scottish members…

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Added by TradConnect on December 13, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

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