Music Industry Ireland

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

Latest Irish Music Reviews – Glen Hansard Album – Rhythm and Repose

Posted by markdowning in Music Reviews

Artist - Glen Hansard Album - Rhythm and Repose Label - Anti Release Date - June 15th 2012 It might surprise many to know that a�?Rhythm and Reposea�� is Glen Hansarda��s debut as a solo artist. Given that he has been around for such a long time, you would have imagined it would have happened earlier. However, he has hitherto had support from either The Frames or The Swell Season and therefore this album marks...

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Jun at 10:14 AM

Fred Return From NYC

Posted by edgars12258 in Uncategorized

Fred Return From NYC as Champions. The challenge was to go New York, make new friends, play gigs, win hearts, raise levels and eat well. All tests were passed with high levels of dexterity and we have returned eager, hungry and ready for the next challenge when it presents itself. On a more 'serious reporters' note, New york was great.A� We were over there to play CMJ, invited by the lovely Music From Ireland gang.A� We played a few gigs...

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Jul at 2:50 AM