Harmless Noise

A music blog from Ireland.

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

News :: The Joinery

A venue as valuable as The Joinery should not struggle to stay open, but then, there are a lot of things in Ireland right now that are not as they should be. On Monday a Fundit campaign for €16,000 was launched for help in keeping the Stoneybatter art/music gallery/space going in 2013. Almost €3000 has

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Monday, January 14th, 2013

Album :: Dancing Suns

Start your week with magnificent music: listen to Goldmine. I’ve been playing it a couple of times a day since last week and tweeted yesterday that this fourth album is the best thing Nina Hynes has ever...

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Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Video :: The Jimmy Cake

Buckle up for 19 minutes of space rock exploration with this new track and video by Sean Zissou from The Jimmy Cake: Observatory Destroyer. I’ve played it about six times since the link surfaced last night which...

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Interview :: Chequerboard

With a keen sense of appreciation for the finest musical and visual pleasures, Chequerboard is preparing to make a fourth album The Unfolding, using the crowd-source method of FundIt. Now with a week and less than €1000...

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

News :: Simon Bird

A great video for Simon Bird‘s song Stillborn In Autumn and a very interesting bit of news indeed: he’s asking for your help to raise €800 to release his latest EP V on very limited edition 12″...

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Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Interview :: Nina Hynes

Over the past 45 days we’ve seen Nina Hynes campaign for the cash to help her create a new album. With three previous records and a reputation as one of Ireland’s most talented musicians, Nina has a...

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Notes :: The Letter To Nina Hynes Arguing the Value of Fundit.ie

  This morning I saw a note on Nina Hynes‘ Facebook arguing that crowd-sourcing the funds for her new album was not an ideal way to release music. With Nina’s permission I’ve copied and pasted the correspondence...

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

News :: Ten Past Seven

“As a band we have never asked for more than what our records cost to make.” A crucial statement from Ten Past Seven who are currently running a FundIt campaign to raise cash for a super-special limited...

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Monday, May 30th, 2011

News :: Nina Hynes

One of the most interesting developments in the new music industry has been to see digital communities providing the resources necessary to bankroll a new product that musicians could not otherwise find the means to do alone....

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