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#Music

# music - Friday 21 March, 2014

Kate Bush announces first series of live shows in 35 years

The singer will play a series of UK gigs in the Autumn.

# music - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades St Patrick's Day

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades

Boston native Larry Donnelly takes a look at the most prominent elements of 2014’s weekend-long celebrations in America’s most Irish city, and how they compare with what’s happening here.

# music - Friday 14 March, 2014

10 insufferably smug tweets from SXSW

Yeah we get it, you’re all changing the world.

# music - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Clever Reading and Leeds Festivals poster gets musical line-up just right

You could never say no to a show like this one.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Singing together, standing equally, our backgrounds didn’t matter’ The Same Hymnsheet

Column: ‘Singing together, standing equally, our backgrounds didn’t matter’

Aisling McCormick, Musical Director of Discovery Gospel Choir, shares her experiences about how the arts can be used to break down social, racial and educational barriers.

# music - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Brother dances in public after losing bet, starts impromptu street party

Dance like rush-hour traffic is watching.

From Business ETC What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy Web Habits

What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy

The survey, the first to look at Irish YouTube users, found that entertainment is at the top of our priorities whenever we visit the site.

# music - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Beyoncé enjoyed an Irish coffee in The Temple Bar today

Turns out she’s no different from any other American tourist.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Passionate or possessive? Shakira forbidden from appearing in videos with men Shakira Shakira

Column: Passionate or possessive? Shakira forbidden from appearing in videos with men

International megastar Shakira has revealed that she no longer appears in music videos with male co-stars, because boyfriend Gerard Piqué has banned it, writes Lisa McInerney.

# music - Monday 10 March, 2014

From Business ETC Neil Young set to release his own hifi music player on Kickstarter Rocking In The Free World

Neil Young set to release his own hifi music player on Kickstarter

The PonoPlayer will have 128GB of storage, which the makers say is enough to save between 100 to 500 high-quality albums, and will be made available for pre-order later this week.

# music - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do BOD and Beyoncé represent the new celebrity icons in Irish society? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do BOD and Beyoncé represent the new celebrity icons in Irish society?

With people not looking up to politicians and attendances at church falling, are celebrities filling the void?

# music - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in? Facing The Music

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

# music - Friday 7 March, 2014

On this night in 1991 you were listening to… Do the Bartman

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started

# music - Thursday 6 March, 2014

They’re back! Talented Irish trio return with another touching cover song

Trillogy went viral with their brilliant cover of the Friends theme tune.

# music - Monday 3 March, 2014

Meet the unsigned Irish band whose music is on EastEnders

They’ve been on Hollyoaks and Jersey Shore too.

# music - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our world has never been louder – and noise can be dangerous HEARING HEALTH

Column: Our world has never been louder – and noise can be dangerous

Tinnitus can be caused frighteningly easily – at any age – and even lead to permanent hearing damage, writes Robert Kelly.

# music - Friday 28 February, 2014

From Business ETC Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service Negotiations

Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service

The eCommerce giant is said to be in talks with record labels about launching a music streaming service on its site.

# music - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Oasis fans are fuming about that so-called big announcement

They’ll be looking back in anger at this one for quite some time.

# music - Sunday 23 February, 2014

7 songs that will always remind you of that TV moment

They were just made for each other.

# music - Friday 21 February, 2014

Daniel O’Donnell’s top 8 jumpers, ranked in order

An eye-opening tour through the star’s woollen wardrobe.

Marc Almond sees deadly Tainted Love video online, records new vocals

He gives them all a boy could give them.

# music - Thursday 20 February, 2014

BBC DJ goes on super grumpy Twitter rant during BRIT Awards

He REALLY didn’t like Arctic Monkeys. At all.

# music - Friday 14 February, 2014

On this night in 1999 you were listening to… Britney Spears

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

# music - Thursday 13 February, 2014

There won’t be a concert at Slane this year and Twitter blames Garth Brooks

There’ll be no big gig at the castle this year.

# music - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Guy uses Kodaline gig to propose to girlfriend

A Canadian fan popped the question at a Toronto gig.

# music - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Hardwell gig in Edinburgh cancelled after safety fears at Irish shows

Local authorities cited safety concerns after trouble around the DJ’s appearance in Belfast.

# music - Friday 7 February, 2014

On this night in 2000 you were listening to… Delerium

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started

Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?

Can we get a spoon chorus on the side?

Here is a no-Pitbull version of Timber you can enjoy without guilt

It’s goin’ down, I’m yellin’ Timber!

# music - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven young people hospitalised at Belfast gig Dance Music

Seven young people hospitalised at Belfast gig

Dutch DJ Hardwell is performing inside the arena.

# music - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

These album covers remade with MS Paint will take you back

Needs a touch of the spray tool.

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s ‘Beethoven’ admits that he is a fraud Regrets

Japan’s ‘Beethoven’ admits that he is a fraud

Mamoru Samuragochi says he is “deeply sorry”.

From Business ETC YouTube clamps down on fake views with audit process Faking It

YouTube clamps down on fake views with audit process

The site will now check video to see if their views are real or not, and it will only affect a “minuscule fraction” of videos.

# music - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ireland is very confused about how to spell ‘Garth Brooks’

Either that, or autocorrect is really out to get us.