Independent's Day

Independent’s Day is ten part radio series looking at the state of independent music in Ireland. Alternative culture and independent music has a rich history in Ireland and record labels are a big part of that. These small businesses bring drive and passion to signing, promoting and selling non mainstream music.

Across ten episodes, Independent’s Day features an in depth look at Irish independent record labels with interviews with the originators of these labels.

Record Labels included in the series are Art For Blind Records, Word Up Collective, Homebeat Presents, Raelach Records, Lyte Records, Rusted Rail, Strange Brew, Farpoint Recordings, Rua Sound and Out on a Limb. 

This programme was made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television License Fee.

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