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Music

# music - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what you’ll be reading, watching and listening to in 2014 What To Watch

Here’s what you’ll be reading, watching and listening to in 2014

Looking for new books, music, films and TV shows this year? We’ve got you covered.

5 times Spotify Private Session ruined somebody’s life*

*Or at least their credibility. And how to avoid it!

# music - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: Pop culture in 2013 was full of wacky antics, highs, lows… and deceptive depth Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Pop culture in 2013 was full of wacky antics, highs, lows… and deceptive depth

Appropriated Twerking, Joffrey Bieber and the Reign of The Selfie… 2013 was full of ostensibly casual moments over which we could bond and track how our society is changing.

# music - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community Busking

WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community

Hansard asked those listening to “dig in and keep a few people off the street”.

# music - Friday 20 December, 2013

On this night in 1994 you were listening to… Mariah Carey

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

From TheJournal.ie 23 arrested, one garda injured at Calvin Harris concert in Dublin’s O2 Public Order

23 arrested, one garda injured at Calvin Harris concert in Dublin’s O2

Five people were arrested over drugs offences, and two O2 staff were injured during public order incidents.

# music - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Need guidance from Beyonce? This website will show you the way

Whether you’re happy, sad or feelin’ fierce, Beyonce has a song for you.

Kodaline join Bernard O’Shea to sing 22 Verses Song on Republic of Telly

Let me tell you a story 22 verses long…

# music - Monday 16 December, 2013

How many of these misheard song lyics did you notice this year?

What do you mean, Daft Punk weren’t singing about Mexican monkeys?

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

# music - Friday 13 December, 2013

The 20 most overplayed songs of 2013

… as played by one man, on one guitar, in one minute.

# music - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Heartbreak, misery and cloying sentimentality – the ingredients of any good Christmas song Christmas

Column: Heartbreak, misery and cloying sentimentality – the ingredients of any good Christmas song

We spend an entire month gearing ourselves up to the best day of the year with songs that document heartbreak, war, loneliness and The Wombles. Have we all gone mad?

# music - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Turn it down: Deafness charity warns of hearing risk from loud earphones Pump Down The Volume

Turn it down: Deafness charity warns of hearing risk from loud earphones

DeafHear.ie say that that early results of a new study show that three out of five young people are listening to earphones at unsafe levels.

From Business ETC Soundwave hits 750,000 downloads as it adds YouTube music update Music Profile

Soundwave hits 750,000 downloads as it adds YouTube music update

The Irish-based music app now allows users to sync songs they listen to on YouTube onto their profiles.

# music - Monday 9 December, 2013

Arcade Fire will be playing Marlay Park next year

They’ll be joined by the Pixies. Excited yet?

# music - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a new way to shop, a slick app that helps keep your life organised and one of the best photo editing apps out there.

# music - Friday 6 December, 2013

On this night in 1999 you were listening to… Macy Gray

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

7 of the best bits from Noel Gallagher’s Rolling Stone interview

He doesn’t think much of music this year.

# music - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC YouTube delays music streaming service until early 2014 Streaming

YouTube delays music streaming service until early 2014

YouTube music streaming service is now expected to arrive early next year.

# music - Monday 2 December, 2013

Happy birthday Britney Spears! Here’s why we love you

The Princess of Pop is 32 today.

# music - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Londoners had The Clash, Mancunians had The Smiths – and we had The Blades Opinion

Column: Londoners had The Clash, Mancunians had The Smiths – and we had The Blades

Dublin Stewart Smyth remembers The Blades, the band that played the soundtrack to his youth, ahead of their reunion this month – and underlines how some of the social issues they addressed in 1980s Ireland persist today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn Opinion

Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn

Through music education, many of society’s most vulnerable young people dare to dream of greater things for their futures, writes Chris Maher.

# music - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lostprophets lead singer pleads guilty to attempted baby rape Guilty

Lostprophets lead singer pleads guilty to attempted baby rape

The 36-year-old admitted to 11 offences at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday.

# music - Monday 25 November, 2013

# music - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Line drawn at Queen’s Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned Robin Thicke This post contains a poll

Line drawn at Queen’s Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned

The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.

# music - Friday 22 November, 2013

On this night in 1997 you were listening to… Joe Dolan & Dustin

A Friday Flashback to get you started…

Teen becomes musical genius after sustaining serious concussion

Lachlann Connors went from no musical ability whatsoever, to playing 13 instruments by ear.

A love letter to Ireland’s queen, Enya

Enya, you are the best.

# music - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis’ son is trying to be a rapper

Listen to one of his songs here.

From TheJournal.ie Who was the world’s highest-paid musician of 2013? Forbes

Who was the world’s highest-paid musician of 2013?

Lady Gaga won’t be too pleased.

# music - Monday 18 November, 2013

Rapper breaks female fan’s arm in 30ft stage dive (video)

Watsky has apologised on his Facebook, saying his stunt was ‘inexcusable’.

# music - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

# music - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie David Gray, Mogwai and Lisa O’Neill head up Other Voices return Music

David Gray, Mogwai and Lisa O’Neill head up Other Voices return

Established and up-and-coming stars are on the bill, but unknown acts are also being given a shot.

# music - Monday 11 November, 2013

12 of the best moments from last night’s EMAs

There were winners, and there were losers. But mostly losers.

# music - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Street poets who aren’t in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film Broken Song

Street poets who aren’t in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film

Broken Song is due out on 15 November – a mainly black and white film that takes a look at Dublin emcees, singer and label boss.