Music Industry Ireland
Vinyl sales are at an all time high, annual sales have surpassed half a million units for the first time in over a decade. This was revealed by a BPI analysis of Official Charts Company data released last week. Releases from Daft Punk, Arctic Monkeys and David Bowie have helped push the popularity of the format to renewed heights this year. Almost 550,000 LPs have been snapped up by music fans so far in 2013, already giving...Read More
A moment that was missed by many in Budget 2014 was the listing of The Cork Events centre to receive cash from the 200 million National Lottery proceeds. Brendan Howlin the minister for Public Expenditure and Reform listed the events centre as a project that will be receiving funding as it will boost local economic activity and create many jobs. Cork currently doesn't have a facility similar to Dublina��s o2 arena , and although the centre will bring...Read More
Legendary Dublin Rock band Aslan have teamed up again with acclaimed singer-songwriter Don Mescall, to release a new single, a�?Catch Your Falla��, in aid of Pieta House Suicide and Self Harm Awareness.
The new single will be released to radio stations across Ireland and further afield on Friday 5thA�April 2013. It will then be released for download through iTunes, the following week, on Friday 12thA�April.
The collaboration between Don Mescall and Aslan follows on...Read More
Meteora��s new Christmas Jingle Composed by former Bell X1 Brian Crosby Today Meteor marked the official start of Christmas with the launch of its a�?Leta��s Get Christmassya�? campaign, which celebrates the well-recognised Irish Christmas in a manner only Meteor could. The TV ad debuts Meteora��s new Christmas song composed by Brian Crosby former member of Bell X1 and will be seen on our screens tonight. Read More
Hey Soldiers, a�?a�?So I'm back to give you all the ins and outs of what's been happening for Toy Soldier over the last month. a�?a�?Where do I begin? Well we supported Irish Legends, Aslan at the end of August in Newmarket on Fergus and we had such a ball there. It was probably one of the biggest crowds we've played to, somewhere around 750-1000 people and we were swamped signing autographs after the gig which...Read More