November 2015 Blog Posts (48)

Album Review : Dessie Kelliher, Brian O’Loughlin & Tom Delany / Well For Some

This is just the tonic for any weary souls that are in need of a shot of inspiration. Dessie Kelliher, Brian O’Loughlin and Tom Delany effortlessly glide their way through nine inspiring sets of traditional music. No filler, no songs, just straight up trad.

It comes complete with the…

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Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 18, 2015 at 9:30 — 2 Comments

Myles O'Malley: The Swallow's Tail/The Heather Breeze (reels)

Here's another digitized 78 rpm disc of Myles O'Malley. This set features a set of reels on solo whistle with piano accompaniment by Eileen White (who also recorded sides with Frank Quinn).

We detailed O'Malley's personal background back in June of 2014, which you can review here: …

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Added by Ward Irish Music Archives on November 17, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments

Album Review - Tríona Marshall / Between Two Ways

Harp music seems to be making a resurgence of late, in a manner that is lifting it from its stately ‘airs and graces’ perception.  This new release by Tríona Marshall shows just how far boundaries can be pushed.  Listen to the opening track on this recording, a duet with Tim Edey,…

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Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 16, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

New Fund It campaign by Pauline Scanlon for solo album

This is the latest Fund It campaign for a new album.  This time it’s by Pauline Scanlon who we have covered regularly on Tradconnect.  Here is what she had to say.  

“I am about to record my first solo album in ten years!  Over the last decade, I have been busy with fellow west Kerry singer Éilís…

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Added by TradConnect on November 15, 2015 at 10:00 — No Comments

Worldwide Album Launch : Freya Rae & Louis Bingham / Curlicue

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…

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Added by TradConnect on November 14, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Tracks : Emmylou Harris & Rodney Rodney Crowell / The Travelling Kind

This is a track from the recent Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell album of the same name called ‘The Travelling Kind’. It’s a classic country/folk song that will inevitably show up on a traditional album in the not too distant future. The album is a follow up to their 2013's Grammy-winning Old Yellow Moon, recording.…

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Added by TradConnect on November 14, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

Irish Top 10 Traditional Albums - October 2015

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for October 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 album…

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Added by TradConnect on November 13, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

New release from Derry singer Eamon Friel

Press Release : Eamon Friel from Derry, has released a new album called ‘In My Time’. Eamon is the son of a Mayo mother and Derry father. He writes about his life, experiences and his observations of the ever changing world that he sees around him. Friel’s writing is mystical painting pictures with his word play which could be compared with…

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Added by TradConnect on November 12, 2015 at 18:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 344

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 344

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 15/11/2015 0000-0100 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…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 12, 2015 at 0:00 — No Comments

Interview with Marie Reilly on 'The Road to Glannagh'

We featured the music of Marie Reilly in 2012 when we wrote about her debut album called The Anvil. That album featured the music of South Leitrim and Longford as handed down to her by her late father…

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Added by TradConnect on November 11, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Album Review : We Banjo 3 / Live in Galway

You have to admire We Banjo 3.  Each project or recording they make continues to impress. In releasing a live album they needed to differentiate it from their studio recordings, and to do this they introduced a brass section and invited some friends along for the party.  Recorded live at The Roisin Dubh, Galway, the resultant album is full of…

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Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 11, 2015 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Samples from the new album, 'Ulaid' by John McSherry, Dónal O’Connor and Seán Óg Graham

Ulaid is the new release by John McSherry, Dónal O’Connor and  Seán Óg Graham. John and Dónal are the creative force behind the highly innovative traditional band At First Light.  All three have toured the world extensively and produced some of the most influential albums in Irish music…

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Added by TradConnect on November 10, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

singing circle

Ceol mo Chroí Traditional Singing Circle starts 10th November @ 9.30 in Loch Garman Arms, Guaire, Loch Garman. All singers, listeners and storytellers welcome!

Added by ceol mo chroi on November 9, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

First listen to a track from the debut album by Claire Egan - Turning Tides

This is track 1 from the much anticipated debut album by London fiddler Claire Egan.  A student of renowned London music teacher Brendan Mulkere he says that on the recordings she “demonstrates her command and mastery of the violin and of the medium, the moods and modes of the traditional Irish music repertoire.”

Her…

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Added by TradConnect on November 9, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Track of the Week : Dessie Kelliher, Brian O'Loughlin and Tom Delany / Seamus Connolly's (14th August 2016)

This track is back to the top of our playlist after 9 months and is our track of the week. It's from the album 'Well For Some' which is the new recording from Dessie Kelliher, Brian O'Loughlin and Tom Delany.  It features uilleann pipes, flute and guitar, and was recorded in the summer of 2015.

We featured…

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Added by TradConnect on November 8, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

New Sounds, New Traditional Music - October 2015

This is a playlist of all the new tracks and sounds that we have featured on Tradconnect throughout the month of October 2015.
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They are all collected together on a single playlist that you play on your phone or PC.…
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Added by TradConnect on November 8, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 343

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 8/11/2015 0000-0100 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)…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 7, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

New track from 'The Master's Return' - Frankie Gavin, Malachy Bourke & Brian Bourke

This is track 3 from 'The master's return : A tribute to Paddy Killoran." It includes the barndances The Glenbeigh and Memories of Sligo. The record has just been released on the ergodos.ie label and features 13 tracks of outstanding fiddle music.  …

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Added by TradConnect on November 7, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Worldwide Album Launch : Fleadh / The Peacock's Feather

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with over 65 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our…

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Added by TradConnect on November 5, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Scottish Trad Music Awards 2015 - Last Day to Vote - 19th Nov 2015

Voting in the The Scottish Trad Awards is presently ongoing, and it is interesting to look across the water at the strength of the music this year, and in particular their album of the year award.  Ten albums have been shortlisted and they are listed below, with links, as well as a playlist of the tracks that we could find on Soundcloud.  …

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Added by TradConnect on November 4, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

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