Day: March 30, 2018

Dan Elliot wins Le Crunch Apple of My Eye Song Contest 2018

Following a superb live final at Whelan’s in Dublin, Dan Elliot was crowned winner of the 2018 Le Crunch Apple of My Eye Song Contest. The songwriter from County Cork walked away with a cheque for €1500 and a slot at this summer’s Indiependence Music & Arts Festival. Dan fought off strong competition on the night from fellow finalists, Sparkle, A Perfect Friction, Liam Geddes and The Rush, to be announced as winner. Judges Jess Kavanagh from BARQ, songwriter Jack O’Rourke and JOEshow presenter, Paddy McKenna, declared it “an extremely tough decision, as all five finalists went for it with some...

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Music Cork brings international programme to Cork city for three-day event in April

Returning for its second year to Leeside, Music Cork once again welcomes a host of music industry professionals to the city for a three-day event comprising insightful discussion, workshops, high calibre panels and some fantastic live music taking place throughout Cork venues. Delegates to music Cork will have the opportunity to meet and network with music industry figures from Ireland and abroad, hear about and discuss industry trends and innovations, benefit from years of experience and knowledge while enjoying a relaxed three days around the vibrant steets of Cork. Music Cork 2018 follows the inaugural event with another very...

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The Sick New Single From The New 52

The New 52 Accidents and Emergencies single Review by Bobby Green Accidents and Emergencies is the new single from the New 52 that singer Darragh Cullen penned Following a harrowing anxiety seizer that had the talented front man up in hospital overnight. Darragh says of the experience. “I wrote the song following a seizure I suffered in 2016, a particularly harrowing anxiety incident which landed me in hospital for a night. I wanted the music (and lyrics video) to reflect the manic, overactive, and loud thoughts that anxiety produces. Plus, I wanted the song to really rock, because the...

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