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Track of the Week - Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen / The Blackbird (19th April)

Posted by TradConnect on January 17, 2015 at 12:00 0 Comments

Each week we monitor our Soundcloud file to see which track gets the most plays.  This weeks most played track is from  Life is all Checkered, the new duet album by Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen.  It has received 180 plays over 7 days.  It shows that new life exists within many an old tune.  Nathan and Laura…

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The London Lasses and Chris O'Malley to release new album in May

Posted by TradConnect on April 18, 2015 at 12:30 0 Comments

The London Lasses and Chris O’ Malley have announced the release of their 5th album called The One I Loved The Best.  We hope to get to an Official Online Launch of the album shortly.  In the meantime here is their press release.

“Over the past fifteen years The London Lasses have been delighted to bring…

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The Story of the Rose Sessions + Playlist

Posted by TradConnect on April 18, 2015 at 12:00 0 Comments

Don Smith and Marty McKernan provide some interesting background to this rather interesting collection of songs on a new album called The Rose Sessions.

Don and Marty are two Tri-State Area musicians who have played the pub circuit for some years. Marty was the founder of “The Moonshine Mountain Boys”, who performed from 1975-1982,…

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Skipper's Alley + Danny Diamond + Twin Headed Wolf - Whelan's, 26th April

Posted by TradConnect on April 17, 2015 at 11:30 0 Comments

On 26th April Whelan’s, Dublin will have a triple header featuring Skippers Alley, Danny Diamond and Twin Headed Wolf.  Skippers Alley have just released their debut album which we covered via one of our online launches.  You can read that article…

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"The Keymaster" now online!

Posted by Jem Moore on April 17, 2015 at 2:30 0 Comments

Ladies and Gentleman, after more than a year struggling to find the right online platform for The Keymaster, it is now available as a download for purchase or rent on Vimeo Video on Demand. Please share the link, and let your friends know they can be watching this musical masterpiece in the comfort of their own home in mere minutes....…

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In conversation with Ailie Robertson on her new album "Little Lights"

Posted by TradConnect on April 16, 2015 at 17:00 0 Comments

Earlier in the month we posted an album review of the new harp album by Ailie Robertson called Little Lights.  

Together with guests Tim Edey and Natalie Haas she has pushed the limits of the harp to create…

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Official "Online Album Release" - The Lasses / Daughters

Posted by TradConnect on April 16, 2015 at 9:30 0 Comments

Welcome to the Tradconnect Official Album Launch Series.  For members and readers this series of articles will introduce you to a new traditional album for the first time. We are working with artists to bring a little bit more excitement to the “online launch”.  The first time you share a track from a new recording with your fans and audience is important,…

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Siansa Gael Linn 2015 Final - NCH, Dublin, 26th April 2015

Posted by TradConnect on April 15, 2015 at 10:00 0 Comments

MUSICAL STRINGS HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED, uillean pipes tuned, accordions polished, shirts and dresses bought… Yes, the big day is almost upon us.

Next Sunday, April 26 will see the gathering of traditional music’s young elite, their fans and all connoisseurs of good music assembled in The National Concert Hall, Dublin for the finale of Siansa Gael…

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First listen to the companion CD "Ireland Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840"

Posted by TradConnect on April 15, 2015 at 9:00 0 Comments

This is a stunning new composition from Liz Carroll called The True Love of My Heart and is taken from Ireland Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840 : The Music.  

It is companion CD for the an exhibition of the same name that is presently taking place at the Art Institute of Chicago. We…

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New release from Washington DC musician John Kerr - Two Old Black Sticks

Posted by TradConnect on April 14, 2015 at 9:00 0 Comments

Washington DC musician John Kerr has just launched a new album of traditional music with a number of long term musical friends. The album is called Two Old Black Sticks and on it John is joined by Joe DeZarn fiddle, Patrick Cavanagh banjo and accordion, Crystal Bailey fiddle, Peter Brice…
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