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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 23,815 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?
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Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?

Dec 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 36,677 Views 8 Comments

Get Behind Me, Santa!

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
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Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,306 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'
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Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'

Nov 17th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,409 Views 5 Comments

Cormac Cashman, founder of Mother and other clubs and festivals is confident we will dance again after Covid-19, but hopes no one from the events industry is left behind.

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
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Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Oct 6th 2020, 9:15 PM 53,983 Views 38 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen
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Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen

Sep 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 52,446 Views 67 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the government would not be discouraging live music.

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
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€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 20,934 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
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Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,092 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
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Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,318 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic
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Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,910 Views 16 Comments

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?
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Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

Jul 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,650 Views 36 Comments

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
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Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

Jun 24th 2020, 4:38 PM 17,870 Views 80 Comments

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?
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Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

Jun 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 43,914 Views 12 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge…

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?
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Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?

May 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 55,100 Views 30 Comments

Do you remember which lad was preaching about having a bad day?

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?
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Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?

May 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 51,287 Views 44 Comments

You may be surprised.

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?
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Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?

May 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,066 Views 20 Comments

A wop bop a loo bop…

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?
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Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?

May 10th 2020, 10:01 PM 51,832 Views 26 Comments

He turns 60 today and he’s met many people along the way.

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87
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Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

May 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 30,637 Views 29 Comments

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'
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Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 88,066 Views 120 Comments

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?
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Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?

May 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 60,161 Views 40 Comments

Riiiiide on….

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79
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Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

May 1st 2020, 2:27 PM 9,238 Views 3 Comments

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?
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Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,860 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral
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'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

Apr 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 64,989 Views 50 Comments

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding
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Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding

Mar 25th 2020, 5:12 PM 10,471 Views 5 Comments

Hozier will be the first to participate on Friday.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

Mar 18th 2020, 7:45 PM 16,217 Views 12 Comments

From headliners to headbangers.

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year
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Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

Mar 6th 2020, 8:15 AM 14,058 Views 12 Comments

The group received the €10,000 award for their third album The Livelong Day.

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
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'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Feb 17th 2020, 3:25 PM 25,356 Views 15 Comments

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced
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RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

Jan 8th 2020, 5:32 PM 13,500 Views 13 Comments

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72
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Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Dec 25th 2019, 11:22 AM 17,557 Views 1 Comment

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?
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Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Dec 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 42,756 Views 20 Comments

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade
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Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 7,891 Views 18 Comments

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
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A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,198 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
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Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,691 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
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Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,608 Views 13 Comments

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020
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All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 22,785 Views 23 Comments

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats
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Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Aug 21st 2019, 1:01 PM 23,649 Views 22 Comments

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music
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NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music

Aug 14th 2019, 11:15 PM 3,963 Views 3 Comments

Roc Nation will advise the organisation on the selection of artists for major events such as the Super Bowl half-time show.

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?
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Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:00 PM 24,897 Views 3 Comments

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize
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Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

Jul 25th 2019, 11:44 AM 9,821 Views 23 Comments

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87
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Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Jul 10th 2019, 8:56 AM 15,724 Views 11 Comments

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

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