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New music picks from UMO, Flume, Wild Beasts, NAO and Pantha Du Prince.

The Nialler9 radio show airs live every Thursday night from 10pm to Midnight on 105.2FM TXFM. Like this site, it’s a new music show featuring myself presenting my favourite new tunes. Listen: Part One | Part Two. Part One Christine and the Queens – Tilted Unknown Mortal Orchestra – First World Problem Wild Beasts – Get… Read more »

Recommended Albums & Releases

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Death In Vegas
Transmission

New album features Sasha Grey and combines dystopian drone & techno headiness.

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Skepta

Grime MC hits his peak with confidence and takes on the mantle.

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Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool

Where does album number nine fit in the band's career?

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Total Time

Canadian mystics find their pulsating frequency on second album.

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Bibio
A Mineral Love

The kaleidoscopic Warp artist reaches new heights.

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Lisa O'Neill
Pothole In The Sky

O'Neill continues making impressively evocative Irish folk music.

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Rusangano Family
Let The Dead Bury The Dead

A fertile exploration of identity between cultural polarities.

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Bonzai
Sleep Hungry

That feels like it was co-produced by The Prodigy, Sophie and Squarepusher.

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Kendrick Lamar
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An unheralded reminder of an artist operating at the top.

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Mmoths
Luneworks

The Kildare producer's first album is released today.

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J. Cowhie
Veil

The Malmo-based Irishman's new album addresses life changes with texture.

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The Gloaming
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The supergroup's LP is a snapshot of alchemy.

Features & Premieres

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Ensemble Ériu – ‘The Tempest’

The contemporary trad band unleash a preview of new album Imbas.

Ensemble Ériu released one of the most exciting albums of contemporary trad music in recent years so it’s a delight to hear that the seven-piece group will release a second album, entitled Imbas in June as a joint release on Raelach Records and Ensemble Music label (Loah, Conor Walsh). Imbas will feature six tracks of… Read more »

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Kobina – Sentinel Island EP (first listen)

Each of the songs on Sean Arthur's new EP is about "a significant relationship in my life."

The Dublin-based producer Sean Arthur, aka Kobina has an output to date that has moved between electronic subgenres from beat productions to post-dubstep to R&B influences to ambience. After the release of his debut EP Home in 2014, Kobina collaborated with Blooms on ‘Touch’ that suggested further textures. His latest extended play release, Sentinel Island… Read more »

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Watch the new video for Lynched – ‘Cold Old Fire’

A special director's cut for an Irish song that chimes with the times.

We look for signs that Dublin’s heart’s still beating, That concrete and glass and peelers and mass, they haven’t stopped the people from screaming, Being trapped by all the cameras you’re inclined to stay at home, And forget some songs were written to remind you you weren’t born Lynched sing about realities, often harsh and… Read more »