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Hearing O’ The Green: A Sip of Irish Sounds For St. Paddy’s Day

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  We could hardly avoid the fact that it’s Saint Patrick’s Day, what with our New York office literally yards away from the world’s oldest, longest, largest parade commemorating this most Irish of all holidays. Even now, we can hear the trumpets and snares of high-school marching corps as they march down 5th avenue belting out a martial version of ... Read More »

Sunday’s Oscar Wins Continue to Bring Attention to Controversial Locations

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  Let’s give one last great round of applause to the Oscar winners last night. While the show itself was a tad dull, being the creators of a travel-guide series that tours you through the world’s most famous film locations, we were thrilled by the virtual global voyage the Academy Awards offered. while James Cameron’s “Avatar” picked up scores of ... Read More »

Busy Signal Too Damned Busy for Jamaican Grammies

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  As Fader reports, the Excellence in Music and Entertainment Awards (the Jamaican equivalent of the Grammies) was just last week, and one of their favorites (and ours) was not in attendance. Vybz Kartel may have been the big winner (or the Taylor Swift) of that particular ceremony, but its Busy Signal that has the tastemakers over at Fader dancing. ... Read More »

Jordan’s “Ondine” Trailer Offers Great Looks of The Emerald Isle

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  Is the title character in the forthcoming Neil Jordan film a mermaid, a “selkie”, or just some lady who got lost between pier #5 and pier #6? In “Ondine”, fisherman and father Colin Farrell catches a soaking wet Alicja Bachleda in his nets, prompting mystery, intrigue, and some interesting turns toward Irish mythology. While we’ll all have to wait ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

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In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

The Scene in Six Songs: Ireland

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For the third edition of his six-song tour, Museyon Guide James Hendicott tackles his biggest challenge yet — Ireland. See the Galway-based writer’s homegrown picks, after the jump… Read More »

Meet Museyon: James Hendicott

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It’s time for another round of Meet Museyon. This time we’re starting off with James Hendicott, your guide to Celtic punk in Dublin in Music+Travel Worldwide. James is a freelance music and travel writer based in Galway, Ireland, and he’s written his way around the world — from South Korea to Katmandu — discovering music for publications such as State ... Read More »

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