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Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget
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Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget

Oct 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,134 Views 92 Comments

Live music venues, big and small, will be able to apply for a minimum of €10,000 under the scheme,

'If Drake can't shift a bulk of physical albums, what hope have Irish musicians?'
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'If Drake can't shift a bulk of physical albums, what hope have Irish musicians?'

Aug 6th 2018, 8:45 AM 22,007 Views 55 Comments

Former Today FM CEO Peter McPartlin on how an Irish Album Day could harness the power of the LP.

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'
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# Deadbots

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'

Mar 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 21,328 Views 15 Comments

We speak to Deadbots, who have found their own way of working within the music industry.

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it
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# Guaranteed Irish

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Dec 14th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,276 Views 88 Comments

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

This singer was called "too PC" because her video featured gay couples
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# Make Out

This singer was called "too PC" because her video featured gay couples

Feb 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 29,352 Views 48 Comments

“I just wanted to get across how dope making out is.”

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?
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# Sing For Your Supper

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?

Jan 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 26,463 Views 40 Comments

“We found a few years ago that the Credit Union funded more Irish releases than all the major labels.”

Hologram concerts are coming, but would you pay to see 'Michael Jackson'?
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# Back From The Dead

Hologram concerts are coming, but would you pay to see 'Michael Jackson'?

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:00 AM 11,304 Views 18 Comments

Developers are unsure about what the business model will be.

Ireland's biggest home-owned chain of record stores is still growing
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# Golden Discs

Ireland's biggest home-owned chain of record stores is still growing

May 28th 2015, 9:27 PM 21,736 Views 31 Comments

Sales at Golden Discs are bucking a global trend.

Ever dreamed of starting your own record label? Here's how one duo did it
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# Rock And Roll

Ever dreamed of starting your own record label? Here's how one duo did it

Apr 26th 2015, 3:05 PM 18,573 Views 11 Comments

We talk to Dublin’s Paper Trail Records about having the ‘best job’.

How vinyl is saving the humble record store
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How vinyl is saving the humble record store

Apr 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 23,639 Views 36 Comments

The format has been going through a renaissance with music fans.

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole
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# Moves Like Wallace

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole

Mar 29th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,335 Views 45 Comments

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

That US jury's Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business
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That US jury's Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business

Mar 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 16,644 Views 46 Comments

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay about €7 million for copying parts of a Marvin Gaye track.

Illegal downloading and recession led to "hollowing out" of Irish music industry
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Illegal downloading and recession led to "hollowing out" of Irish music industry

Feb 18th 2015, 5:54 PM 8,524 Views 33 Comments

A new report from IMRO details how the industry can begin to recover.

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year
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# 1990s Style

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year

Jan 16th 2015, 2:32 PM 12,194 Views 52 Comments

A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?

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

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

Mar 11th 2014, 12:53 PM 2,801 Views 83 Comments

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.

Singer's image retouched before your eyes in striking music video
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# Picture Perfect

Singer's image retouched before your eyes in striking music video

Jan 20th 2014, 5:35 PM 3,122 Views 0 Comments

Hungarian singer Boggie is entirely transformed during the video for Nouveau Parfum.

Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video
# Hard Out Here
# Hard Out Here

Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,634 Views 2 Comments

Reaction to the Hard out Here video has been mixed.

Lily Allen lays into Robin Thicke and the music industry in new video
# Hard Out Here
# Hard Out Here

Lily Allen lays into Robin Thicke and the music industry in new video

Nov 12th 2013, 7:17 PM 6,805 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard out here for a bitch!

TD who called Sinéad O’Connor ‘mad as a brush’ apologises
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# Mental Health

TD who called Sinéad O’Connor ‘mad as a brush’ apologises

Oct 7th 2013, 3:56 PM 51,668 Views 346 Comments

The singer had earlier asked the Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell to explain the comments he made about the state of her mental health.

Lisa McInerney: It’s patronising to say Miley Cyrus is being exploited by evil executives
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Lisa McInerney: It’s patronising to say Miley Cyrus is being exploited by evil executives

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 138 Views 115 Comments

Sinead O’Connor has written to Miley Cyrus expressing concern that she is being manipulated – but Cyrus is an industry veteran with who understands very well what she’s doing, writes Lisa McInerney.

'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected
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# Three Strikes

'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected

Dec 18th 2011, 1:28 PM 14,098 Views 55 Comments

The broadband firm’s ‘three strikes’ system has reportedly been struck down in a move described as ‘highly significant’ for internet users.

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
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# Riots

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns

Aug 10th 2011, 2:55 PM 587 Views 2 Comments

Dublin-based [PIAS] Ireland was one of the businesses affected. It is encouraging people to support independent labels who lost stock in the fire by downloading music from their websites.

HMV to take on Apple
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HMV to take on Apple

Jul 26th 2010, 11:01 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

Should Steve Jobs be worried?