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The Irish Music Industry Podcast

Apr 15, 2019

Ros Madigan is one of the editors in chief of the music website Golden Plec, tireless advocates of all things Irish, independent and musical. He is also Community Manager with Today FM. Ros talks about managing all aspects of those things.

Kate Ellis is a rare entity on this podcast, she makes her living entirely from playing music. Kate is a classically trained cellist, but she also plays traditional Irish music with vocalist Karen Casey, she plays world music with Yurodny, she’s played with Katie Kim, she’s as at home in the National Concert Hall as she is recording in Chicago with Steve Albini.  Kate is also creative director with new music group Crash Ensemble. In this episode she discusses her career path, funding and education.