Recommended Albums & Releases

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Breifne Holohan
Eastern Passages

The Drogheda-based composer's minimal compositions calm the brain.

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Tame Impala
Currents

Kevin Parker creates a wistful pysch-synth pop cosmos.

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The Expert
Dynamic Drive

An instrumental solo album from the MJEX producer is here.

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Four Tet
Morning​/​Evening

Hebden's new two-track LP would serve as a fine post-festival comedown album.

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Donnie Trumpet And The Social Experiment
Surf

Chance The Rapper and an all-star cast make it big and vibrant.

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Albums of the month - May
Recommended

15 releases to check out from May including Shamir, SOAK, Jamie xx, Girlpool & Ebauche.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Multi-Love

The true story of polyamory charges this colourful hi-fi album.

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Jamie xx
In Colour

The solo album draws on the past to make its own multi-chromatic template.

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Shamir
Ratchet

The start of someone great.

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Fight Like Apes
Fight Like Apes

The third Apes album of synth pop culture magic is here.

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Braids
Deep In The Iris

Memorable music shrouds personal stories of abuse and relationships.

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Listen back to the Nialler9 TXFM Bank Holiday show

Three hours of tunes. Guaranteed.

I was on air for three hours on TXFM last night playing a mix of favourite music. Listen back below. My regular show happens on Thursday nights at 10pm. Listen: Hour One | Hour Two | Hour Three Hour one All Tvvins –  Too Young To Live Foals – Mountain at my Gates Cut Copy –… Read more »

Features & Premieres

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Indiependence Festival playlist (in association with Vodafone Centre Stage)

With Stage times, Spotify and Soundcloud playlists.

In partnership with Vodafone Centre Stage, I’ve been previewing the summer festivals and this weekend two of the most established medium-sized festival take place in Tullamore and Mitchelstown. There are previews for Castlepalooza and Irish debuts to check out to, with more to come this week, here is a playlist of acts playing Indiependence and… Read more »

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Castlepalooza Festival: 12 recommended bands to see (in association with Vodafone Centre Stage)

Plus a Spotify playlist.

With Castlepalooza around the corner, I’ve teamed up with Vodafone Centre Stage to give you some festival anticipation through a guide to 12 bands to see and a Spotify playlist too. There’s also a competition for tickets too so get on that. You can also catch me DJing at the festival on Saturday night. 1…. Read more »

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Longitude Festival: 15 new bands to see & Spotify playlist

5 bands a day to see & a Spotify playlist for the festival.

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Spotify | Stage Times With a festival like Longitude, you probably already know who you’re going to see from the bigger names (if not: Friday: Todd Terje, SBTRKT, Metronomy, Little Dragon / Saturday: Caribou (+Daphni), Glass Animals, Jungle, Alt-J, Hud Mo, Le Galaxie / Sunday: Chemical Brothers, James Blake,… Read more »