Myles O'Reilly and Donal Dineen at Willie Week
Myles O'Reilly of Arbutus Yarns has just released a trailer for a film he is making called In The Name of Willie Clancy in which Donal Dineen visits Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare to meet and chat... Read More
A Rebrand for Music Therapy
Atipus, a graphic design studio based in Barcelona, translated rhythmic exercises and sound waves into images when working on a rebrand for local music therapy centre, Rítmia. Founded by music... Read More
Daithí Ó Dronaí at Trailblaze in Galway
With choice and freedom as a theme, the Trailblaze speaking event is taking place in Galway this weekend as part of the Galway Arts Festival. The line up of speakers for the event at Aula Maxima in... Read More
Irish and Maori Music at the Helix
Green Fire Islands is a new music and dance production connecting the traditions of Irish and Maori music, playing at the Helix tonight, Friday, 20 July, for one night only before moving to London.... Read More
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh Tunes In Milltown
Outstanding on the night of the fiddle recital at the Willie Clancy Summer School, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh played three tunes in honour of three people who were ‘mad about music’ but no longer with us... Read More
Listen To New Lau Song
This is an early release on SoundCloud of the first track from Lau's forthcoming album, Race The Loser, which is due out in October. The song is called 'Saint Monday', which refers to not going to... Read More
Can we Separate Music from Musicians?
The career of Chris Brown in the years since he violently assaulted his then girlfriend, Rihanna, provides an instructive illustration both of how difficult and how easy it is to separate an artist's... Read More
Oisín MacDiarmada Clip
The Steeple Sessions continue in the Unitarian Church on St Stephen's Greenast month featuring a solo from Oisín MacDiarmada of Téada, who played a two-hander with Séamus Begley (who joined Téada in... Read More
Dublin Miniatures
Composer Peter Moran has created a set of simple miniatures for piano that were written in and represent different areas of Dublin. Each piece has accompanying imagery of the area. Having spent some... Read More
Music Advice Column at Village Voice
Jessica Hopper, operating under the name 'Fan Landers', has a fun (if occasionally brusque) new advice column at the Village Voice blog. Dealing in the main with questions from aspiring musicians,... Read More