Monthly archive September, 2010

Apple Comes To The Music Show 2010

If you’re down at the RDS this coming weekend, be sure to catch up with the Apple team. Apple will be in The Sound Room on both days, providing Logic Training sessions with Apple Authorised Trainers. If you want to get the lowdown on recording, editing, mixing and mastering your tracks on the latest top-of-the-range...

Sounds Of System Breakdown join The Music Show Line Up

Sounds Of System Breakdown have won the public vote to play at this year’s Music Show. The Dublin trio, whose self-titled debut album is available through select record stores and iTunes, will grace the Live Stage at 12.30 on Saturday afternoon. They join a line-up that also features the diverse talents of Jody Has A...

Legendary DJ Sasha set for Music Show Masterclass

We’re delighted to be able to confirm one of dance music’s most legendary names, Sasha, for Saturday’s DJ Masterclass at The Music Show. Along with his own club and festival gigs, The Welshman has remixed tracks for an incredible array of artists including such superstars as Depeche Mode, Madonna, Seal, UNKLE, The Chemical Brothers, BT,...

O Emperor to play Sunday at The Music Show

The Cork-based five-piece O Emperor will take to the RDS stage on Sunday, kick starting their Irish tour in support of their debut Universal album Hither Thither. They’ve spent the best part of a year writing and recording the album in a cold country house, stopping along the way to play a well-received Oxegen slot...

Maud In Cahoots to perform on the Live Stage

A fine addition to The Music Show line-up, Maud In Cahoots are undisputedly one of the finest unsigned acts in the country. The winners of the Hot Press Our Thursdays Final, the band are fresh from supporting Snow Patrol on Arthur’s Day, a show which saw singer Maud Reardon perform a goosebump-inducing duet with Gary...

Jody Has A Hitlist added to Saturday’s Live Stage Line Up

Ireland’s premier pop-punkers Jody Has A Hitlist will have teenage hearts pounding when they take to the Live Stage this weekend. With a huge fanbase and a Meteor nomination for ‘Best New Act’ in the bag, the lads have been just been confirmed to play The Music Show on Saturday. Anyone who caught their headlining...

The Brilliant Things added to The Music Show Line Up

The Brilliant Things have been confirmed to play The Music Show in the RDS this weekend. One of Ireland’s brightest young talents, the Dublin band were one of the hits of last year’s show, playing a storming electro pop set to a packed arena, and have also played Oxegen and the Isle of Wight Festival....

The Sunday Breakdown

Day Two of The Music Show will keep the high calibre of live performances, guest speakers, industry seminars and musical classes going right through until teatime. On stage, the likes of Fight Like Apes and The Coronas will be just a couple of bands getting the crowd going. Sharon Corr will be on hand to...

The Saturday Breakdown

The opening day of The Music Show is jam-packed with exciting Irish acts performing live as well as respected figures talking about the issues affecting the industry today and sharing their wide wealth of knowledge with the world. CODES, The Cast Of Cheers and Republic Of Loose will all be entertaining the RDS crowd with...

ARE PRODUCERS THE REAL STARS? JUST WHAT DOES GO ON IN THE STUDIO?

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3: 4pm: In a world of Garageband, Pro Tools and Logic Pro, bands and artists are far more savvy about recording than ever before. But still the work of the producer can be the defining factor that turns base musical metal into gold and platinum discs. So how does a great producer approach...

KILLING BONO: U2 CAN HAVE A FILM MADE ABOUT YOU

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3: 3pm: It started with a book: I Was Bono’s Doppelganger. It ended in Killing Bono, a title suggested by the U2 lead singer himself, for a movie that is ready to take the world by storm. But what are the challenges of making films about real characters – including the biggest rock...

MAKING MILLIONS OR LOSING YOUR SHIRT – THE PUBLICITY MACHINE & THE PERILS OF RUNNING LIVE MUSIC & OTHER EVENTS

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3: 2pm: Live music is where its at – or so the new conventional wisdom has it. But as ticket sales come under pressure too, how can we sell the festival events that have been so important to the growth of music and to funding artists over the past decade? How important is...