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#Music Industry

# music-industry - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,154 Views 92 Comments

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

# music-industry - Monday 6 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 6th 2018, 8:45 AM 22,010 Views 55 Comments

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

# music-industry - Monday 19 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 21,333 Views 15 Comments

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

# music-industry - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it
# Guaranteed Irish
# 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 13,286 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.

# music-industry - Saturday 13 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 29,379 Views 48 Comments

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

# music-industry - Sunday 31 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 26,487 Views 40 Comments

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

# music-industry - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:00 AM 11,348 Views 18 Comments

Developers are unsure about what the business model will be.

# music-industry - Thursday 28 May, 2015

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

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

May 28th 2015, 9:27 PM 21,749 Views 31 Comments

Sales at Golden Discs are bucking a global trend.

# music-industry - Sunday 26 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 26th 2015, 3:05 PM 18,594 Views 11 Comments

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

# music-industry - Sunday 5 April, 2015

How vinyl is saving the humble record store
# Wax On
# Wax On

How vinyl is saving the humble record store

Apr 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 23,642 Views 36 Comments

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

# music-industry - Sunday 29 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 29th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,340 Views 45 Comments

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

# music-industry - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

That US jury's Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business
# Thicke And Fast
# Thicke And Fast

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

Mar 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 16,644 Views 44 Comments

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

# music-industry - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 18th 2015, 5:54 PM 8,525 Views 33 Comments

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

# music-industry - Friday 16 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 16th 2015, 2:32 PM 12,196 Views 52 Comments

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

# music-industry - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 11th 2014, 12:53 PM 3,014 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.

# music-industry - Monday 20 January, 2014

Singer's image retouched before your eyes in striking music video
# Picture Perfect
From The Daily Edge
# Picture Perfect

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

Jan 20th 2014, 5:35 PM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

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

# music-industry - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,637 Views 2 Comments

Reaction to the Hard out Here video has been mixed.

# music-industry - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 12th 2013, 7:17 PM 6,807 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard out here for a bitch!

# music-industry - Monday 7 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 7th 2013, 3:56 PM 51,678 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.

# music-industry - Thursday 3 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 140 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.

# music-industry - Sunday 18 December, 2011

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

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

Dec 18th 2011, 1:28 PM 14,103 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.

# music-industry - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
# Riots
# 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.

# music-industry - Monday 26 July, 2010

HMV to take on Apple
# Apple
# Apple

HMV to take on Apple

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

Should Steve Jobs be worried?