Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Ask Martin Shkreli To Buy Their New Album

first_imgFinally, Martin Shkreli might have the chance to get funky!After buying the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million back in December, the infamous pharmaceutical CEO recently tried to purchase Kanye West’s new album and keep it all for himself. While Yeezy denied Shkreli’s offer, another band has pitched him an offer he can’t refuse: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.The beloved Baltimore funk ensemble is en route to releasing their third LP, Pleasure, on April 1st. They recently shared their first single, “Live It Up,” but the band has some new plans for the album release. In an open letter penned to Shkreli, Pigeons have offered the unheard album for a sum of $2.5 million, and is even going as far as to throw in their van for the sale!Read the band’s letter to Shkreli, below:The band also tweeted at Shkreli directly, and are hoping more fans will do the same to get the news across: Good luck Pigeons!last_img read more

Railway supply industry news round-up

first_imgRolls-Royce’s MTU business has announced an agreement for it to be the exclusive supplier of diesel engines to Knoxville Locomotive Works. MTU Series 4000 and 2000 engines produced in Aiken, South Carolina, will be used on KLW’s SE Series four- and six-axle locomotive designs which were awarded EPA Tier 4 emissions certification last year. The companies are also developing a 4 400 hp Tier 4 locomotive.On February 28 Malaysian engineering group AWC announced an agreement to acquire a 60% stake in Trackwork & Supplies through a cash and shares deal valued at 43·5m ringgit.FreightCar America announced on February 26 that it had agreed to acquire Navista’s Shoals wagon manufacturing and repair assets in Cherokee, Alabama, making it the sole tenant of the site owned by Retirement Systems of Alabama. ‘This acquisition will allow us to now control our own destiny and benefit from the full economics of all future railcars built within the Shoals facility’, said President & CEO Jim Meyer. FreightCar will receive a one-time front payment to cover future operating costs, and net proceeds to FreightCar of $3m at closing.Pandrol opened a Centre of Engineering Excellence at Hudiksvall in Sweden on February 27. ‘We have a big engineering department and a workshop where prototypes can be built’, said Erika Berg Managing Director of Pandrol AB (formerly Rosenqvist Rail). Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag has applied to Deutsche Bahn for approved supplier status. Russia’s competition authority has approved a deal for Transmashholding’s Sapfir to acquire the 49·4% of the voting shares in Tver Carriage Works which it does not already own.Kazakhstan Railways has approved a standard for identifying the manufacturer of rolling stock components which had been agreed at the 61st meeting of the Council for Rail Transport of the Commonwealth Member States in October 2014.last_img read more

Galway United’s First Division Fixtures Released

first_imgThe fixtures for the new league of Ireland season have been unveiled this afternoon. Fri. 13 April         Galway United v Wexford     Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 20 April         Shelbourne v Galway United     Tolka Park 7.45 pmFri. 27 April         Galway United v Cobh Ramblers    Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 4 May            Athlone Town v Galway United     Athlone Town Stadium 7.45 pmMONDAY/TUESDAY, 7/8 MAY – EA SPORTS CUP QUARTER-FINALS   Fri. 11 May          Galway United v U.C.D.        Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 18 May         Cabinteely v Galway United     Stradbrook 7.45 pmFri. 25 May         Galway United v  Drogheda United  Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 2 June          Longford Town v Galway United     City Calling Stadium 7.30 pmFri. 8 June          Galway United v Finn Harps Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 15 June         Wexford v Galway United     Ferrycarrig Park 8.00 pmMID-SEASON BREAK – SATURDAY 16 JUNE – THURSDAY 28 JUNE – NO FIXTURESFri. 29 June        Galway United v Shelbourne Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 6 July            Galway United v Athlone Town      Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 14 July          Cobh Ramblers v Galway United     St. Colman’s Park 7.45 pmFri. 20 July          U.C.D. v Galway United     The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 27 July           Galway United v Cabinteely  Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August        Drogheda United v Galway United     United Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August        Shelbourne v Cobh Ramblers    Tolka Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August        U.C.D. v Cabinteely  The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 3 August        Finn Harps v Wexford     Finn Park 8.00 pmSat. 4 August       Longford Town v Athlone Town      City Calling Stadium 7.30 pmMONDAY 5 AUGUST – EA SPORTS CUP SEMI-FINALSWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 12 AUGUST – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP FIRST ROUNDFri. 17 August      Galway United v Longford Town    Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 26 AUGUST – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP SECOND ROUNDFri. 31 August      Finn Harps v Galway United     Finn Park 8.00 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP QUARTER-FINALSFri. 14 September       Galway United v  Wexford     Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER – EA SPORTS CUP FINAL     Sat. 22 September         Shelbourne v Galway United     Tolka Park  7.45 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP SEMI-FINALSFIRST DIVISION PROMOTION/RELEGATION PLAY-OFF SERIESFri. 5 October       4th placed First Division club v 3rd placed First Division clubMon. 8 October    3rd placed First Division club v 4th placed First Division clubFri. 12 October     Winner of 4th v 3rd Play-off v 2nd placed First Division clubFri. 19 October     2nd placed First Division club v Winner of 4th v 3rd Play-offPROMOTION/RELEGATION PLAY-OFF FINALMon. 29 October  Winner of First Division Play-off     series v 9th placed Premier Division clubFri. 2 November   9th placed Premier Division club v Winner of First Division Play-off series(Or Wed. 7 November if one or both of the Clubs qualify for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final)SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP FINAL – AVIVA STADIUM Galway United will be at home for their first game of the season on Friday the 23rd of February when Athlone Town will visit Eamon Deacy Park followed by two away games to Cobh Ramblers and UCD. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emailcenter_img Fri. 30 March      Galway United v Longford Town    Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmMONDAY 2 APRIL – EA SPORTS CUP SECOND ROUND           Fri. 6 April           Finn Harps v Galway United     Finn Park 8.00 pm United’s Fixtures in Full are….Fri. 23 February   Galway United v Athlone Town      Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 3 March         Cobh Ramblers v Galway United     St. Colman’s Park 7.45 pmMONDAY 5 MARCH – EA SPORTS CUP FIRST ROUND    Fri. 9 March         U.C.D. v Galway United     The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 16 March       Galway United v Cabinteely  Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 23 March      Drogheda United v Galway United     United Park 7.45 pmlast_img read more