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First track from the forthcoming live album by We Banjo 3

Posted by TradConnect on May 25, 2015 at 11:00 0 Comments

Here is the first official track from the forthcoming live album by We Banjo 3. They have given it a big band, banjo sound and is a taster of what is to come. The new album will be released on 1st June 2015. It will feature tracks from their fist two albums. "Gather the Good released late last year was the follow up to their critically…

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New track from Cúig's debut EP - Speed Bumps + Playlist

Posted by TradConnect on March 24, 2015 at 8:30 0 Comments

Cúig have released a third track from their debut EP.  The track is called Speed Bumps. They say is "a set of Breton and Galician tunes with a great story behind it involving Eoin, a bike and a speed bump. We put this set together in a small, sweltering hotel room in Albiez-Montrond, a remote village in the French Alps."…

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Custy's Interview Series - Music Video #125 - Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh

Posted by TradConnect on May 24, 2015 at 13:00 0 Comments

This is video 125 in the Custy's Series and features Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh. We featured Caitlín & Ciarán recently in an Online Launch to celebrate the release of their new duet album.  Prior…

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First Listen : The Fahertys / Traditional Irish Music

Posted by TradConnect on May 24, 2015 at 12:30 0 Comments

The Faherty’s describe themselves as “ a young, vibrant and dynamic family band steeped in tradition.” Some members are playing since the age of 3 and they are multi-instrumental All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil and Feis Ceoil Champions. In a recent discussion with Seán he said that “we wanted to create an album that you can’t help but want to dance to,…

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Track of the Week : The London Lasses with Chris O' Malley / Flying Wheelchair

Posted by TradConnect on May 23, 2015 at 10:00 0 Comments

The One I Loved The Best is the new album from The London Lasses and Chris O’ Malley.  It featured earlier in the week as part of one of our online launches and as a result it is also our…

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“Maestro” - The Music of Bobby Casey to be launched at Fleadh Nua 2015

Posted by TradConnect on April 20, 2015 at 7:00 0 Comments

It is often said that you can tell a lot about a man by his nickname.  And so it is with legendary Clare Fiddler Bobby Casey whose sobriquet “Maestro” is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “A title or form of address designating someone (originally esp. an Italian) who is a master of or who has achieved eminence in a skill or profession, esp.…

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'Forget Me Not Rose Flanagan & Laura Byrne' CD

Posted by MickeyMcAdden on May 22, 2015 at 17:30 0 Comments

I used love listening to Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. I still have a tape of them  in my collection. So when at an event I got a free display of similar music from Rose Flanagan, my ear candy antenna popped out recognizing the signature sound of the NY Irish scene so well expressed in the McGann era.

Later, on Facebook, I ran across Rose posting on unrelated news.…

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Matthew Noone on his recent tour in India with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill

Posted by TradConnect on May 22, 2015 at 10:30 0 Comments

This is a recent documentary featuring Tradconnect member Matthew ‘Mattu’ Noone.  It is by noted filmmaker Myles O'Reilly and was made on a recent tour to India in December 2014 with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill.  On the background to the tour Matthew provided the following outline.

“I was born in…

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US launch for Aodán Coyne's 'If We Only Knew' 26th May, Chicago

Posted by TradConnect on May 22, 2015 at 7:30 0 Comments

Aodán Coyne has announced a US launch date for his new solo album If We Only Knew. It will take place at Chief O’Neill’s Chicago on 26th May after the Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest. It starts at 8pm and there will be a few guests.

We reviewed the album recently saying that "vocally there is a growing…

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Sounds From The Cloud - New releases worth hearing - 21st May 2015

Posted by TradConnect on May 21, 2015 at 13:00 0 Comments

Sounds from the great cloud in the sky. Sounds that may pass you by.  Sounds worth hearing. 

A selection of tracks that came across our desk over the last week or so.

If you have music that needs to be heard then simply send it to us on Tradconnect, Facebook, Soundcloud or good old email.…

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