Traditional Irish Music
We covered The Bonny Men and their debut album back in 2012. They are back in the studio again finishing off their 2nd album which is due for release in the Spring. Its going to be split evenly between songs…Continue
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During the 90s, the duet Begley and Cooney reached national acclaim and were regarded as one of the foremost performers of Irish music. Cooney pioneered a new approach to traditional accompaniment and formed a perfect marriage with the energetic West-Kerry style of Seamus Begley.…
Not many people will be familiar with Australian band Sásta. They are leading the way down under as one of our best trad exports with a busy gigging schedule and a second album in production. We received their debut album last year but didn't quite get round to a review. As you can tell from the included audio they are a highly…Continue
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Youthful endeavour and decade long contribution and achievements were once again honoured at The Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin last night. Gradam Ceoil, Ireland's foremost award in traditional Irish music took centre stage in the unveiling of this year’s recipients. TG4 Deputy CEO Pádhraic Ó…Continue
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Fifteen traditional musicians will take to the stage in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on 7 February at 7 pm to compete in the final for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. The event will be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, and also webcast on www.cuireadhchunceoil.ie…Continue
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Last week we reviewed The Friel Sisters debut album and spoke about their versatility on a range of instruments including uilleann pipes, flute, whistle and mouth organ and how it adds great depth to their debut recording.
This video has just been released as…Continue
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Welcome to the Tradconnect "Album of Traditional Song Poll, 2013". Each year we ask our members to vote for their Album of the Year and this year we have separated it between traditional instrumental albums, and traditional song. The poll for instrumental albums has closed and a winner will be announced shortly.
Our Album of the Month for February 2014 is Peter Carberry and Pádraig McGovern and their magical Forgotten Gems. It is without doubt one of the top 10 albums from 2013 and displays two musicians that get to the very heart of the music.…Continue
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This is a really interesting tribute to the late Pete Seeger. It's a compilation of 11 tracks gathered from Soundcloud that provides great insight into his legend. Included also is a duet with Bruce Springsteen.
This Land is your Land also appears as well as a duet with…Continue
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