Bang On A Can Marathon
Steve Smith reviews what sounds like a wonderful event in honour of new music organisation Bang on a Can's twenty-fifth anniversary season: That breadth seemed even more impressive, given that this... Read More
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
Existing as a desktop and iOS app, Quiztones is an ear-training application that tests your knowledge of audio frequency. Using the software's tones, frequency-altered noise and loops, audiophiles... Read More
Crash at the Traffic Control Centre
A video from the Contemporary Music Centre's love:live music day 'Live At Your Place' project, where members of the Crash Ensemble performed new works at the Traffic Control Centre in Dublin. This... Read More
New Academic Book Reviews
Four new book reviews have just been published in the Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, covering books on Hans Keller, William Lawes, Eduard Hanslick and a volume on sacred music... Read More
Paddy Keenan As A Lego Figure
GearodandChris, creators of this YouTube clip, faced some unusual, though perhaps not unique, challenges while making the short stop-motion animation of Irish traditional music using Legos: '... Read More
Speaking Of Early Instruments
This animation was made by Ber Dowd and piper Blackie O Connell for the 'Anon is Anall' group show exhibition at the Rowen Tree Café, Ennis as part of the 2011 Trad Festival.
Our Editors' Picks of Love:Live Music
Over 300 events take place across Ireland on Thursday, 21 June, as part of love:live music, Ireland's National Music Day. We've selected the ten events that, given a helicopter and/or bilocation... Read More
Earliest Musical Instruments Found
This may be two-month-old news, but is worth revisiting. Researchers in Southern Germany have discovered the oldest-known musical instruments in the world, according to the Journal of Human Evolution... Read More
Evolution of Music
A collaboration between two scientists at the Imperial College, London, Dr Bob McCallum and Professor Armand Leroi, DarwinTunes is a musical model of evolution. The creators of DarwinTunes say they... Read More
Lúnasa Live Wiring
How does the nervous system react to music? How does learning music effect our brains? The traditional music group Lúnasa are hoping to help draw attention to these sorts of questions tonight when... Read More