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#Music

# music - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don’t rely on the dole Moves Like Wallace

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don’t rely on the dole

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

# music - Yesterday’s News

9 songs that might be total rip offs of other songs

What does that remind me of… ?

# music - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “We tour Russia more than any Irish band. I think that should be recognised” Metal Success

# music - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One Direction had to pay a €9,000 “drug bond” to be allowed play in the Philippines Best Bong Ever

One Direction had to pay a €9,000 “drug bond” to be allowed play in the Philippines

The bond will be forfeited if the band is seen taking or promoting drugs.

# music - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

# music - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Toto’s bass player “now at peace” after dying in his sleep Mike Porcaro

Toto’s bass player “now at peace” after dying in his sleep

He had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2007.

# music - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sound familiar? Other times that two songs sounded REALLY alike Go Compare

Sound familiar? Other times that two songs sounded REALLY alike

And now you can’t stop hearing it.

# music - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The42 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart of Midlothian Club Band and more football themed albums Number One

# music - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000 Yeah Yeah Funky Yeah

“It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000

We spoke to Mark McCabe on the song’s 15th anniversary.

# music - Monday 2 March, 2015

# music - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This teen from Tipperary will represent us in the Eurovision this year Tune This post contains videos

This teen from Tipperary will represent us in the Eurovision this year

Her song, Playing with Numbers, went down well last night.

# music - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gone in 60 minutes: Ed Sheeran Croke Park gigs sell out in no time Mr Popular

Gone in 60 minutes: Ed Sheeran Croke Park gigs sell out in no time

The gigs will be played on two days in July.

# music - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Ed Sheeran tickets for Croke Park have gone on sale a day early

No, we don’t know why… Get em while they’re hot.

# music - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what Ireland needs to do if it wants more Hoziers Radio Play

Here’s what Ireland needs to do if it wants more Hoziers

The challenges facing Irish musicians.

# music - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Rumours Christy Dignam has died are “just rumours”, say bandmates

The Aslan frontman was hospitalised on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Rumours Christy Dignam has died are “just rumours”, say bandmates Aslan

Rumours Christy Dignam has died are “just rumours”, say bandmates

The Aslan frontman was hospitalised on Thursday.

# music - Thursday 19 February, 2015

# music - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From Business ETC Will this feature convince you to ditch Spotify for Google Play Music? Play That Song

Will this feature convince you to ditch Spotify for Google Play Music?

It’s called Concierge and it’s will provide custom playlists based on your situation and mood.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal downloading and recession led to “hollowing out” of Irish music industry IMRO

Illegal downloading and recession led to “hollowing out” of Irish music industry

A new report from IMRO details how the industry can begin to recover.

# music - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “For god sakes!”: Jack White responds to reports about his VERY specific tour rider Open Letter

# music - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there Not Dustin This post contains videos

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there

Previous winner Charlie McGettigan has written one of the songs.

# music - Saturday 7 February, 2015

# music - Thursday 5 February, 2015

# music - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity” Criticism

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”

The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.

# music - Monday 2 February, 2015

# music - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can listen to YouTube music without opening a tab Play That Song

Here’s how you can listen to YouTube music without opening a tab

Another way to turn the video site into your own music player.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: First dates, Bjork’s heartbreak, and men’s rights 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: First dates, Bjork’s heartbreak, and men’s rights

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# music - Friday 30 January, 2015

From Business ETC Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify Music

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify

The rapper is taking over the premium music streaming service WiMP for €49 million.

# music - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

10 signs that you were once a teenage grunger

Wallet chains and skate shoes. \m/

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion

The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.

Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014?

The Meteor Choice Irish Song of the Year nominations are out.

# music - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

# music - Thursday 15 January, 2015

This year’s Brit Awards nominees were announced and our Hozier is among them

The Wicklow man is up for Best International Male.

# music - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

U2′s ‘worst song’ has been revealed, but do you agree? Welcome To Miami This post contains a poll

U2′s ‘worst song’ has been revealed, but do you agree?

Rolling Stone have picked one out.

# music - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

This woman’s song about the Creme Egg drama will speak to your soul

Why did they have to go and change?

# music - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Ed Sheeran will play an intimate gig in Whelan’s later this month

The singer-songwriter will perform for just 400 fans when he rolls into town with VH1′s Storytellers series.

Are these the 10 best Irish albums of the last year?

The Meteor Choice Prize nominations have been announced.

# music - Sunday 4 January, 2015

11 music artists who are going to be massive in 2015

The acts you need to know for 2015.

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