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Friday, September 13th, 2013

News :: Villagers

The news this week that Villagers‘ album {Awayland} had been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize was warmly welcomed by music fans, both Irish and those further afield. It’s the second time that Conor O’Brien and band have been given a nod towards the prestigious prize, the only Irish act ever to attain double nominations, and

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Video :: Katie Kim / Lisa O’Neill / Donal Dineen

This will put a smile on the face of even the most festival-weary soul, as Donal Dineen and Myles O’Reilly magic up a dreamteam performance of Katie Kim and Lisa O’Neill on the banks of the Shannon....

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

Video :: R.S.A.G

Ah, what a lovely couple these music and visuals make. It’s great to hear and see R.S.A.G. active this year, well on the way to releasing an EP that will hear a development on the groundbreaking album...

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Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Video :: Spook of the Thirteenth Lock

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock are playing a free gig in Dame Court tonight as part of the St Patrick’s festival. Delighted that it looks like they have the weather for it, and with that little...

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

2012 :: Best Music Videos

One of my favourite categories on Harmless Noise is Video.  Not just because it makes life easier as a blogger to insert a bit of code and let people amuse themselves as the listen, but also because...

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Monday, March 5th, 2012

Video :: Katie Kim

If life is like a fountain then music we love is the soda bubble clinging to the side of the glass. This beautiful recording is a peep into the bubble of Katie Kim, three songs set in...

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

News :: IMTV Nominees Announced

Yesterday a very excited (!!!!!!) announcement was made of the 2011 IMTV Awards nominations. IMTV, from the company who make Fade Street,  aim to recognise the best Irish music videos of the past year by way of...

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Monday, November 21st, 2011

Video :: Fionn Regan & The Staves

One thing about this year that really stood out was Myles O’Reilly‘s contribution to low-budget music videos. I suspect he’s friends with most of the subjects he shoots but all the videos revolve around good editing that...

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Friday, November 18th, 2011

Video :: Our Little Secrets

This has angered and saddened me: a video for Daylight on Rhob Cunningham‘s Our Little Secrets album. It’s set to Alan Holly‘s illustrated short Tógtha and edited by Myles O’Reilly of Arbutus Yarns. The gentle tones of...

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