Music related startups in Ireland

16th of April 2010 by admin

We asked for some input via twitter – and we would only end up with Amp & Crogall (Thanks Ross & Peter)


AMP – online marketing service for Music Industry

Crogall – online music store for small bands/labels to connect with their fans

Abaltat – compose royalty free music

BalconyTV is a leading daily online viral music show that features bands, musicians and other variety acts on balconies around the world.

i-tab – the i-Tab straps on to the end of a guitar and scrolls through the lyrics and chords of a song (see recent Irish Times Coverage)

dbTwang – a social network for people who love guitars!

Echodio – platform for syncing, protecting and sharing your digital media collection. (Y Combinator Alumni)

Rocudo – online music community in which Fans discover and remix music in an innovative interactive format – Independent Irish Music Chart – Pay for music by text

Muzu – Watch, Create and Share Music video playlists

Tapadoo – Firepit – creating apps for bands on tour.

RSR/Tunetrak – audio fingerprint technology – NRDC launchpad company

Sonic Academy – learn to make music online.

Trezur – they make apps that “turbo-charge” your digital music collection

Grab Radio is here to revolutionise the way you listen to radio on your iPhone.

diddlyi – social network around Irish Dancing & Music Community


Any more that can be added to the list ?

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14 Responses to “Music related startups in Ireland”

See also the work we’ve been doing at tapadoo for creating apps for bands on tour.
Information at and also first release at

Hey Fergus,

Our Diddlyi Magazine ( – online magazine covering traditional Irish music.

The Echodio guys are Irish.

don’t forget about us!

And these guys

Aonghus O'hEocha & co


Hi Fergus, thanks for the mention of Abaltat in the piece above. We are now selling our award-winning music for video desktop software products for the Mac, Abaltat Muse 2.0 and Express from our new site We are also launching a new online make music for video service in the coming months. We will definitely keep web2ireland informed as soon as the online version is live on!