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The Strypes sell out Japanese tour and continue chart success

Posted by markdowning in Blog, Emerging Artists, Irish Music News

The Strypes have reached another landmark in their young career having received the news that their Japanese tour has completely sold out. The quartet from Cavan are to play 6 dates in Japan before traveling to the UK to join Arctic Monkeys on their extensive arena tour. The Stryes are also returning to the Japanese music television station a�?Asahia��, making it their second appearance on the station this year due to high demand. The Irish youngsters are one of...

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Oct at 2:20 PM

HMV is back in Ireland

Posted by markdowning in Industry News, Irish Music News, Music Industry, Music Marketing, Music News

After dramatically closing shop last January, HMV have returned back to the Irish shores under the ownership of Hilco, which bought the company in a deal worth almost 59 million euro. HMV relaunched their flagship store on September 12th, with The Strypes performing in-store at the Henry street location. HMV continued their relaunch with branches at Dundrum Town Centre, Liffey Valley, The Crescent Shopping Centre and a location in Limerick opening their doors on September 12th. Larry Howard owner...

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Oct at 2:05 PM

Budget 2014: The Cork Events Centre

Posted by markdowning in Industry News, Irish Music News, Music Industry, Music News

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...

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16,

Oct at 1:53 PM

Power Of Dreams Joins AMA Music Agency

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Power Of Dreams Joins AMA Music Agency Ireland

Power of Dreams were formed in 1987 by Craig and Keith Walker while both were still in their early teens and very quickly had a loyal Dublin and beyond following. In 1989 they released their debut e.p A little piece of God and soon after signed to Polydor Records worldwide and released the seminal debut album Immigrants,Emigrants and Me to critical...

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Feb at 11:51 AM

COMIC RELIEF DOES DUBLIN

Posted by markdowning in Blog, Industry News, Music Industry, Music News

GIVE-A-GIG Benefit Concert In Aid Of Red Nose Day Press Release

comic-relief-does-dublin On Thursday, February 28thA�A�2013, doors at 7pm, Vicar Street will be hosting Comic Reliefa��s FIRST Dublin Fundraiser COMIC RELIEF DOES DUBLIN 20 per cent of the proceeds will be going to Our Ladya��s Children Hospital, Crumlin. Comic Relief is an operating British charity, founded by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia. Comic Relief cash has been at work in over...

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Jan at 4:29 PM

Meteor and Today FM: Putting Notes Behind Great Music

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Meteor and Today FM: Putting Notes Behind Great Music

Meteor & Today FM Provide a��3,000 funding for the best new music in Ireland!

Meteor is seeking out the best new musical talent. They are looking for 3 emerging bands A�andA�pledging a��3,000 to give a leg up to the most promising unsigned solo acts, duos and bands in association with the Paul McLoone Show on Today FM. Meteor will be awarding three unsigned actsA�a��1,000 funding in January, February and...

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28,

Jan at 1:36 PM

Austin Leahy – East Coast Radio Interview

Posted by markdowning in Irish Music News, Music Industry, Music News

Austin Leahy - East Coast Radio, Thursday 8th November 2012

Scary start to my interview at East Coast Radio when Claire, his hugely competent producer showed me into the studio....and I looked around to see that I was on my own. All those nightmares about having to land the plane because the pilot's had a heartattack flashed through my mind. Fortunately Declan Meehan shot into the studio at the last minute to vanquish the dead air and start the interview. They had cancelled their regular...

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Nov at 11:25 AM

Move over Bing, Wea��ve Got Brian so Leta��s Get Christmassy!

Posted by markdowning in Irish Music News, Music Industry, Music News

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

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Nov at 11:13 AM

HOGAN a�?NO! NO! NO!a�? New single OUT NOW!

Posted by markdowning in Industry News, Irish Music News, Music Industry, Music News

Music Industry.ie and AMA Music Agency represents Hogan.
What a journey 2012 has been for Hogan so far....from performing at a GermanA�S.E.X. CLUBA�for Berlin Fashion Week to touring around China the boys from the midlands are now getting set for the release of their next single, the up tempo & very radio friendly a�?NO! NO! NO!a�� out on ourA�new label Collective Management via...

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28,

Aug at 1:10 PM

Tupelo Review – London Calls Exciting New Trad Band

Posted by markdowning in Industry News, Music, Music Industry, Music News, Uncategorized