Traditional Irish Music
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Continuing our own fascination with some of the experimentation that is taking place in traditional music. Fresh from his work on Notify here is Pádraig Rynne with an unusual track to say the least. He states that it "is a piece of music that…Continue
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"This recording project has come about as part of a PhD dissertation of project co-ordinator and Téada Member Seán McElwain.
He has used a number of sources for the material…Continue
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It took place at The Pepper Canister church in Dublin on the 5th of September.
We have featured all three artists recently with John Blake's flute album …Continue
If you have a radio show, interview, recording in the general area of traditional music and the arts why not add it to Soundcloud and send us a link, for inclusion on future postings. You can send it to this email…Continue
Added by TradConnect on September 26, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments
This is the first track off a new album by Rónán Regan and Irene Guckian called Drumshanbows. They describe it as “a fun name which represents a kind of fulcrum of their musical styles which came about as they met and formed their musical alliance and friendship in Drumshanbo, where they both teach fiddle at the annual Joe Mooney…Continue
Here are three videos of new group Lynched. We reviewed their debut album called Cold Old Fire in June and these videos capture some of what we were talking…Continue
Added by TradConnect on September 25, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for September 2014. 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.
Why not also add a track to…Continue
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The Seán Riada Gold Medal is a landmark competition on the traditional calender and there is still time to get your entry in. Up for grabs is a €2,500 prize and this year it is the turn of fiddle, as the competition runs in a 4 year cycle of instruments. Here is the official press release on the competition.
"Cuireadh Chun Ceoil is a 2 hour radio…Continue
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This Songwriters Showcase is a new collaboration with the legendary Christy Moore. Providing an outlet for composers and writers is an essential goal of Tradconnect and it is hoped that this showcase will highlight some great new writers and performers. We are…Continue
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We covered Leonard Barry's New Road album from last year on Tradconnect as well as the new band that developed from that album, also called New Road. Here is the first video of them performing at Whelan's in Dublin…Continue
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This year Kerry musician Danny O’ Mahony celebrates 10 years as the presenter of Trip to the Cottage. It’s one of Ireland’s most recognised traditional music programmes, going out on Radio Kerry every Monday night at 8pm. In a recent…Continue
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Ensemble Ériu will appear at this weekend's Music under the Mountains festival in Hollywood, Co. Wicklow. This is a new project headed up by Jack Talty and Neil Ó Loghlen and this video has just been released. It's difficult getting videos…Continue
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The Boruma Trio is a musical collaboration that unites the two stylistically contrasting musical traditions of East Clare and North Tipperary. It features fiddler Eileen O' Brien from North Tipperary, accordion player Andrew MacNamara from East Clare and the piano and tin whistle skills…Continue
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