TradConnect's Blog – July 2014 Archive (36)

New Playlist from Sásta's new album Pure Wreckin' Match

Sásta for those that don’t know are made up of Mick Hughes on guitar and vocals, Joe Murray on fiddle and Rocky Towey on accordion. They play their music in Australia with Joe arriving there in 2010 and Mick and Rocky in 2007.  When we interviewed them recently they confirmed that like a lot of groups they came together via the session circuit.  These…

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Added by TradConnect on July 30, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

FleadhTV - Update on TV schedule later this week

On air later this week the line up for TG4’s FleadhTV has today been updated.  Artists from Dervish to Téada to Altan are set to lift the spirits high with some of the best in live traditional and world…

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Added by TradConnect on July 29, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

Dónal Clancy - Interview, songs and playlist from Songs of a Roving Blade

A well produced video here in support of Dónal Clancy's new album called Songs of a Roving Blade. This album has featured in our top 10 albums over several months. He discusses his influences and sings three songs from the album including Blackwater Side, Brennan On the Moor and…

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Added by TradConnect on July 28, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Tracks of the Week - 27th July 2014.

Top 10 Traditional Tracks of the…

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Added by TradConnect on July 27, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

CÒIG from Cape Breton - Including tracks from their new album

CÒIG is a Cape Breton group that have come together as a result of the Celtic Colours International Festival.  For the individual members it was part of a professional tour.  It went so well they felt the desire to continue on and record some tracks.  This album is the outcome and it has been receiving a lot of good press.  It's the power of five solo acts coming together and hence the name.

The group…

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Added by TradConnect on July 27, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

Custy's Interview Series - Music Video #109 - Lena Ullman

Interview No. 109 in the Custy's Interview Series features Lena Ullman talking about her new album with Ivor Ottley. About their music Ivor says "I met Lena in a quiet village bar in the heart of East Clare, Ireland. We sat, a small gathering of musicians and began to play. I was immediately drawn…

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Added by TradConnect on July 26, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Irish - Top 10 Traditional Albums - July 2014.

Its a very different top 10 this month as a result of The Willie Clancy Week.  Audio samples are therefore limited. Mary McNamara makes it to No. 1 with her new album called Note For Note. We will follow up with some articles on all these releases.

Don't forget that if you have an album on release, new sounds or videos or some general trad news just email us and we…

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Added by TradConnect on July 26, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Altan's Pledge Music Campaign for their next album

Altan have just set up a Pledge Music Campaign to for their next album.  Here is their message to their fans.

"We have some exciting news! We’re currently working on a new album, which we plan to record in Nashville, and we can’t wait to get it to your ears! We always try to make our music as special as we can, and this time, we’ve decided to do things a bit…

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Added by TradConnect on July 25, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments

The new promotional video for "Four Winds"

If this new band can deliver on their individual brilliance in a group form then we are in for a treat.  This is their promo video released today and here is what they have to say about themselves. "Four Winds is an Irish traditional music band that got together in 2013. The idea of forming a band had been in…
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Added by TradConnect on July 24, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments

First Listen : The new album from The Shannon Vale Céilí Band

This is the…

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Added by TradConnect on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

First Listen - Elle Marie O' Dwyer / A Roving Heart

This is the first track from a new album about to be released by Elle Marie O' Dwyer called A Roving Heart.  We reviewed her debut album back in 2102 and you can read that review here.  This track is called My Heart's Tonight In Ireland and the album will be…

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Added by TradConnect on July 24, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

Interview with Tina Eck & Keith Carr of Washington based duo"Lilt"

They…

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Added by TradConnect on July 23, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years with a 50 Track Playlist

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Cambridge Folk Festival, Delphonic Music release a compilation album featuring 50 of the very best live tracks recorded at the event. It features a few of our own including Dervish, The Chieftains, Cara Dillon and more. Here is a sample of the tracks. …

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Added by TradConnect on July 21, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

Alan Doherty on the evolution of "From Tallagh to Halle"

We have been…

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Added by TradConnect on July 21, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Tracks of the Week - 20th July 2014

Top 10 Traditional Tracks of the Week

A selection of some of the best sounds that have come our way over…

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Added by TradConnect on July 20, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Moxie's new album Planted released today.

The much anticipated debut album by Sligo/Limerick band Moxie is due for release today.  The album is called Planted and we have had a first listen.   It follows very much in the path of other boundary pushing artists like Rynne, Talty, McSherry and…

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Added by TradConnect on July 19, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

New single from Juhn Echo - If I Go - July '15

If I Go is the new…

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Added by TradConnect on July 19, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

First Listen : The new Kris Drever & Éamonn Coyne EP "Mareel"

This is the first release from a new EP by Kris Drever and Éamonn Coyne that will be released in September 2014.  Its called Wintermoon and the EP will be called Mareel.  If you want to know more about Kris check out this interview…

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Added by TradConnect on July 18, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Album Review - Goitse / Tall Tales & Misadventures

This new album from the…

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Added by TradConnect on July 18, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

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