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#Music

# music - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

# music - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Ugandan singer faces 10 years in jail – for a music video Censored

WATCH: Ugandan singer faces 10 years in jail – for a music video

“My rights have been trampled upon, my freedom of expression has been trampled upon.”

# music - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From Business ETC Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music New Beats

Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music

Original videos, podcasts and some new music features were some of the additions it announced today.

# music - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?” Amy

“Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?”

The director of a new film about Amy Winehouse explains his motivations.

# music - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun Rattle And Hum This post contains videos

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun

U2 kicked off their world tour last night.

# music - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen’s father RIP

U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen’s father

The band are due to play a concert in Vancouver tomorrow night.

# music - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What is the enduring appeal of an artist like Bowie? Opinion

What is the enduring appeal of an artist like Bowie?

David Bowie has captured popular imagination for decades; what are the historical, cultural and political reasons for this?

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about buying headphones TechKnowHow

Here’s what you need to know about buying headphones

Considering how much music and audio we listen to, it’s worth picking out the right type of headphones to use.

# music - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This man’s collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer Music Obsessive

This man’s collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer

It spans the last 60 years.

# music - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Errol Brown, lead singer of Hot Chocolate, has died RIP

# music - Friday 1 May, 2015

From Business ETC One of the first free music streaming services launched is dead Game Over

One of the first free music streaming services launched is dead

Grooveshark was founded back in 2006 but its failure to secure music rights led to its downfall.

# music - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From Business ETC ‘If I hadn’t taken this chance I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night’ Taking The Plunge

‘If I hadn’t taken this chance I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night’

Rory O’Farrell’s Melosity is looking to redefine how Irish musicians record their sounds. A product ‘with the wow factor’ is the first priority.

# music - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From Business ETC Some young musicians are getting very very rich indeed Sunday Times Rich List

Some young musicians are getting very very rich indeed

Paul McCartney is still top of the charts though.

# music - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can you name the nine artists hidden in this image? Challenge
From TheJournal.ie People were queuing from early this morning for Record Store Day … Here’s a quick guide Fresh Records

# music - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night” – quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix New Music

“A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night” – quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix

David Tapley chats to us about his best gig experience, writing songs and pyjamas.

# music - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Percy Sledge, singer of possibly THE definitive soul ballad, has died When A Man Loves A Woman This post contains videos

Percy Sledge, singer of possibly THE definitive soul ballad, has died

He died this morning aged 73.

From TheJournal.ie Clare music festival axed amid fears people will ‘puke over walls and pee in gardens’ Garthgate 2.0

Clare music festival axed amid fears people will ‘puke over walls and pee in gardens’

Residents in Ennis were concerned INISFest would lead to a rise in anti-social behaviour.

# music - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads Sons And Fathers

Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads

It’s being put in a book in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation.

# music - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Louis Walsh says he’s ‘done with the X Factor’ Goodbye To You

Louis Walsh says he’s ‘done with the X Factor’

He spent 11 years on the show.

# music - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No one made the music show they wanted to see – so they did it themselves I Want My MTV

# music - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This jazz cat is helping Irish kids learn about music (seriously) Dabbledoo

This jazz cat is helping Irish kids learn about music (seriously)

It’s a brand new way of thinking about tunes.

Listening to this music will make your Easter egg taste better

As if you needed an excuse to eat more chocolate.

# music - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you pay for music? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay for music?

Or do you see it as a free commodity?

# music - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Tidal save music? Here’s the reaction to its launch so far Listen In

Will Tidal save music? Here’s the reaction to its launch so far

A group of glittering celebrity musicians launched the service last night.

# music - Sunday 29 March, 2015

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 - Saturday 28 March, 2015

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.

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