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"FORWARD LOOKING, STYLISTICALLY ADVENTURESOME AND MUSICALLY WELL EXECUTED, IT CHALLENGES RECEIVED NOTIONS OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC PURITY…" NEW YORK ECHO

At the crossroads of a new movement in Irish music, NOTIFY breathes new life into their music, with "a musical tapestry that ranges from soft melodies to crashing crescendos".

NOTIFY are an Irish 5 piece ensemble fronted by well known concertina player Pádraig Rynne.

The band seamlessly combines a deep knowledge of, and respect for, musical tradition with forward-thinking innovation, breathing new life into Irish music. This parternership of musicians with backgrounds in jazz, traditional Irish and folk music has resonated with audiences worldwide.

NOTIFY delivers an evocative repertoire of original melody and vocal compositions with
inventive arrangements that are "cinematic in scope" (New York Echo).

 

In 2015, NOTIFY signed with renowned American label Ropeadope. The band's second album InConcept was released on 8th April 2016 and premiered at the no. 1 in the iTunes Jazz charts. NOTIFY were also commissioned by the Arts Councils of Ireland and Northern Ireland to collaborate with Grammy award winning guitarist, Mark Lettieri of Snarky Puppy in 2017.

Constantly evloving, NOTIFY have the well known singer Niall McCabe join them on vocals and guitars for 2020 performances.

Reviews

"Now here's a crossroads that's not so crowded, but still bustling with intriguing possibilities. This is a place where Irish traditional, jazz and electronica don't so much fuse as fizz."


Siobhan Long
THE IRISH TIMES

"The group remains an incredibly forward looking and musically supple outfit that makes music which plays at the boundaries of style and genre."


Daniel Neely
THE IRISH ECHO - New York

"Ambient melodies, traditional compositions and groovy beats with layers of electronic sounds. This is Pádraig and Co at their experimental best".



Tony Lawless
Tradconnect

NOTIFY's fearless  approach to experimentation has produced yet another beautiful record. In Concept effortlessly couples jazz and traditional music genres. The possibilities offered by such musicianship and passion for music are endless."

Lynette Fay
BBC Radio