The folks at the Dublin Electronic Arts Festival have put together a double CD compilation of Irish artists to help promote the festival which runs from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 31st October and hosts an excellent line-up of international and Irish acts. The compilation features the track Through The Trees from The Echo Garden album. Each or all tracks can be streamed or downloaded for free here.
“Dublin’s more experimental club nights have undoubtedly struggled somewhat in recent years, there’s been a notable increase in the quality of the productions emerging from the studios of Irish producers. Thus for 2009, in association with Culture Ireland we’ve put together another 40-track double CD intended to showcase the best in new electronic music from Irish artists. We had over 400 submissions again this year from artists all over the country, the final selection includes new music from :
Sunken Foal, Seán Óg, Enda Bates, Legion Of Two, Rainfear, Ed Devane, Channel One, Teshi-1, Rachel O’Dwyer, Peter Maybury, Roger Doyle, Herv, David Baxter, Concerned Parasites ubh Korka Gweena, Liam O’Callaghan, Melodica Deathship, Harry Moore, Quiet Music Ensemble, Orestis Karamanlis, Jay riordan, Monica, Frózi, General Practice, Locus Solus, The Natural History Museum, Jimmy Behan, Kim V Porcelli, HMS Reliant, Spoon Theory, Spectac, Toymonger, Somadrone, Chip Shop Music, Acera, Chequerboard, The Last Sound, Cárthach Ó Nuanáin, Zelloloid, St. Catherine’s Home for Lazy Infants and Toby Kaar.
The CD will be distributed free at the press launch for the festival in September 2009, it will also be handed out free of charge at select D.E.A.F. events over the course of this years festival.
We’ll also be promoting it to the Irish and international press as part of our marketing campaign for this year’s festival. The CD will also be used by Culture Ireland to promote Irish Electronic music overseas.” (from deafireland.com)