Recommended Albums & Releases


Record Store Gay
Compilation #3

Irish bands cover Visage, Kylie, Aaliyah, Eurythmics, Madonna, Lykke Li, Queen, Belle & Sebastian & more.


So It Goes

A vivid and visceral debut from New York trio.


Todd Terje
It's Album Time

A valiant attempt at avoiding single-serving long player.


Future Islands

A distillation of the melodramatic synth-pop band's core sound for their fourth and best album.


Deaf Joe
From The Heights Of A Dream

Second album finds Deaf Joe in sonically testing territory.


Morning Phase

Beck's twelfth album is a comforting sonic dawn.

St Vincent

St. Vincent
St. Vincent

The Irish premiere of Annie Clark's fourth album is here on Nialler9..


Angel Olsen
Burn Your Fire For No Witness

Her second album brims with a powerful intimacy despite the increased dynamism.

con vos

Cocoon Bloom EP

Sorcha Richardson and New Jersey duo Fortunate Ones release their first EP as a free download.



The LA band make a robust and sensuous second album.

The Gloaming (Fergal Ward) 83

The Gloaming
The Gloaming

Martin Hayes and friends create new ideas with the help of old ones on their spacious breathing debut.


James Vincent McMorrow
Post Tropical

The Irishman moves past conventions and the folk tag on an ambitious second outing.

Features & Premieres


Listen to Record Store Gay compilation #3

Irish bands cover Visage, Kylie, Aaliyah, Eurythmics, Madonna, Lykke Li, Queen, Belle & Sebastian & more.

The Outhouse is an LGBT resource centre on Capel Street in Dublin there to support those in the LGBT community, and for the third year in a row, a team of musicians and artists have co-oped Record Store Day, another day of community to bring both the communities of music and Outhouse together under the… Read more »

Burial (1)

Listening post: YOGI pick their favourite tracks

Including Beyoncé, Schooboy Q, Drake, Common, Ginuwine, Aaliyah, Ludacris and 'Gypsy Woman'.

London bass-heavy trio YOGI pulled off a major coup by having Pusha T on their huge ‘Burial’ single, no doubt helped by their presence on Skrillex’s OWSLA label. Their debut EP is out on May 5th but before that we asked them what songs are floating their boats. 1. What song(s) have been inspiring your… Read more »


Record Store Day – what’s happening around Ireland

A roundup of events happening on Saturday April 19th.

I have some thoughts about Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music shops taking place around the world on Saturday. But before that, here’s a roundup of Irish activity. If there’s anything to add, leave a comment below. Photo from Failte Ireland. First up, a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and the list… Read more »

Upcoming Nialler9 Events

April 19th, Carrick-On-Shannon

Nialler9 DJ set @ Phase One Festival

A Nialler9 DJ set at Phase One Festival plus White Collar Boy's Disco Boat Party that day. Also, a festival talk on the Sunday.

More info.

Latest Podcast

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Nialler9 Podcast #45: I Want You

Psychemagik, Gary Low, Isaiah Rashad, Kaytranada, Tinashe, Lorde, Twigs...

Special shoutout to the ever-brilliant Stephen Maurice Graham for his illustration. This one, he says, is down to that Psychemagik track and the film Dazed and Confused. Please enjoy 15 tracks in under an hour. A bit less talking, a bit more mixing on this one than usual. Track list Mo Kolours – ‘Mike Black’ Gary… Read more »