‘9 (After Coachella)’ is a fizzy electronic pop song with whirring sounds and big bass stabs and frenetic co-production from Sophie.

The song was written by the Norwegian producer last year after Coachella when he lost a girl in the crowd he was into. The video delves into the singer Karen aka MØ and Magnus aka Cashmere Cat’s back stories. So we meet their parents and their pets. It’s a cute and engaging video.

Prod Co: Park Pictures
Directors: Jake Schreier, Adam Newport-Berra
Executive Producers: Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Alex Fisch
Cinematography by: Adam Newport-Berra & Jon Peter

Posted on April 26th, 2017

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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, Wild Beasts, Danny Brown, Young Wonder) but it’s further down the bill where things get a bit less clear cut. So here’s your guide to your five a day, five new artists to see to help you keep your finger on the pulse. Plus, there’s also a Spotify playlist for the entire festival lineup to listen to.

I’ll be down at the TXFM stage (Sitemap) on Sunday along with the rest of the crew who are DJing there all weekend long.

Spotify Longitude playlist


1. Leon Bridges

Friday, Whelan’s Stage, 4:15pm
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Old-fashioned soul is Bridges’ thing. The 27 year-old Texan makes no concessions to modernity, even dressing as well as sounding like vintage Sam Cooke. His album Coming Home is what it is – uplifting soul music for sunny days so fingers crossed for Friday afternoon.


2. Ibeyi

Friday, Heineken Stage, 5:30pm
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French Cuban twins with beguiling intertwined voices and instruments. One on a piano, another on percussion (which sometimes extends to her body as an instrument), their worldly songs take in their father’s Yoruba Nigerian tongue, gospel, Buena Vista Social Club styles (who their father played with), jazz and soul. Their XL Recordings debut is a fine album but live, as they did at Other Voices, is where they shine.


3. Haelos

Friday, Whelan’s Stage, 3:30pm
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With only an EP and a single on Matador Records to their name, the English three-piece Haelos have already established their sound. A rush of synths, hanging percussion and a chorus of voices. ‘Earth Not Above’ is my absolute jam, as featured in my songs of the year list.


4. Hubie Davison

Friday, 5pm, RBMA stage
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He might be CdB’s son but let’s not hold that against him. Mr Davison is a modern child versed in electronic music; based in London and releasing music on the Leisure System label that moves between textural electronic ambience and laid back grooves on ‘Get On’ and more dancefloor-edged fare like ‘Khayyam Grey’. Lots of mixes on Soundcloud to peruse.


5. Young Fathers

Friday, Heineken Stage, 6:45pm
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When I watched the Glastonbury highlights and saw Young Fathers live footage, it didn’t come across well. That’s the problem with watching live music on the TV, it doesn’t always translate. I know for a fact, that Young Father’s live set is one of the best around at the moment, a gut-punching, tribal, howling, theatrical, visceral blood-let of a show. Their new album is boss.


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Posted on July 15th, 2015

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Some more additions for Longitude in Marlay Park today.

New additions:
Le Galaxie
Josef Salvat
Leon Bridges
HÆLOS
Carl Craig
Cashmere Cat
John Daly
Hubie Davison
Jeremy Underground
EMBRZ
Wife
Shane Linehan
4WRD Grad
Niall D’arcy
Lee Kelly
Contour
Brame
John Daly
Faune

Day tickets from €59.50+fees. Weekend tickets from €149.50

Posted on May 20th, 2015

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10 of the best remixes, edits and refixes collected over the month of April.

  1. Todd Terje – ‘Alfonso Muskedunder’ (Mungolian vs. TangoTerje)
  2. Miss Kate – ‘Groovy Baby’ (Hystereo remix)
  3. Jaga Jaggist – ‘Oban’ (Todd Terje remix)
  4. Cashmere Cat & Ariana Grande – ‘Adore’ (MssngNo remix)
  5. Jungle – ‘The Heat’ (Creange remix)
  6. Kelela – ‘Send Me Out’ (Girl Unit remix)
  7. Hot Chip – ‘Atomic Bomb’ William Onyeabor cover (remix by John Talabot)
  8. Lindstrom – ‘Home Tonight’ (Fort Romeau remix)
  9. Color//Sound – ‘The Wolves’ (Holmes Price Pretentious Disco Dub)
  10. José González – Let It Carry You (Holy Ghost! Remix)

All playlists including tracks of the week and month.

Like your new music on Spotify instead? Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. Updated weekly.

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM, which celebrated its first birthday this week. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour.

TXFM Show – April 2nd: Major Lazer, Jamie xx, Grimes, Fort Romeau, Girlpool, Cashmere Cat and more. by Nialler9 on Mixcloud

Part One

  1. Major Lazer – ‘Lean On’ (feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
  2. Hudson Mohawke – ‘Very First Breath’ (feat. Irfane)
  3. Hot Chip – ‘Need You Now’
  4. Waterstrider – ‘Nowhere Now’
  5. Courtney Barnett – ‘An Illustration of Loneliness’ (Sleepless in New York)
  6. Girlpool – ‘Chinatown’
  7. Jamie xx – ‘Loud Places’ (featuring Romy)
  8. Idris Muhammad – ‘Could Heaven Ever Be Like This’
  9. Super Furry Animals – ‘Hermann Loves Pauline’ (Monday’s SFA OK night in Dublin)
  10. Warpaint – ‘No Way Out’ (Redux)
  11. Grimes – ‘Realiti’
  12. Yumi Zouma – ‘Song for Zoe & Gwen’
  13. The National – ‘Sunshine on My Back’
  14. Landshapes – ‘Ader’

Part Two 

  1. The Mighty Stef – ‘Everybody Needs A Grave’
  2. Cashmere Cat – ‘Adore’ (feat. Ariana Grande)
  3. Frank Ocean – ‘Thinking Bout You’
  4. Georgia – ‘Move Systems’
  5. Tourist – ‘Holding On ft. Josef Salvat + Niia’
  6. Ben Khan – ‘1000’
  7. Tei Shi – ‘Go Slow’
  8. Róisín Murphy – ‘Exploitation’
  9. Kendrick Lamar – ‘Momma’
  10. Jamie xx – ‘Gosh’
  11. The Cyclist – ‘Heart of Stone’
  12. Fort Romeau – ‘Not A Word’ (with New Jackson)
  13. Skepta – ‘Shutdown’
  14. Roots Manuva – ‘Facety 2:11’
  15. Leftfield – ‘Phat Planet’

You can listen live on Thursdays to the show on 105.2FM, online, the iOs app, Android app or if you missed it, along with all the other shows, via the listen back section

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in, right after the news in each hour. Click the buttons to launch the TXFM site autoplaying links.

HOUR ONE

  1. Kendrick Lamar – ‘i’
  2. Jungle – ‘Crumbler’
  3. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – ‘Sunday Candy’
  4. Speed of Snakes – ‘Speed of Snakes’
  5. Hundred Waters – ‘Cavity’
  6. Oceaán – ‘Candour’
  7. TIGA – ‘Bugatti’ (feat. Pusha T)
  8. Julio Bashmore – ‘Rhythm of Auld’
  9. Cashmere Cat – ‘Wedding Bells’
  10. Oh Wonder – ‘Body Gold’ (Louis The Child Remix)
  11. Fatima – ‘Technology’
  12. Made In Heights – ‘Panther’
  13. Speelburg – ‘Kline’
  14. Jape – ‘The Heart’s Desire’

Listen part 1

 

HOUR TWO

  1. Wu-Tang Clan – ‘Ruckus In B Minor’
  2. Run The Jewels – ‘Oh My Darling Don’t Cry’
  3. Azealia Banks – ‘Chasing Time’
  4. George the Poet – ‘1,2,1,2’
  5. Hudson Mohawke – ‘Chimes’ (Remix ft Pusha T, Future, French Montana &Travis $cott)
  6. Compassion Crew – ‘Masters Of The Gentlemanly Art’
  7. Lyttet – ‘Distance’
  8. Tropics – ‘Blame’
  9. Woman’s Hour – ‘Conversations’
  10. Monto – ‘ Worlds Apart’
  11. Portable – ‘Surrender’ (feat. Lcio)
  12. House Of Spirits – ‘Holding On’

Listen part 2

Posted on November 28th, 2014

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Before June, no one had heard of Ryn Weaver. But suddenly, the American singer was all over the blogs with her song ‘Octahate’ and subsequently her Promises EP.

It’s easy to hear why. Her music has a big attitude to it with current production techniques and the easy detection of the kind of honest drum-beating pop that the Scandinavians do so well.

‘Octahate’ is the pinnacle of her music so far. Featuring co-production from Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit, Benny Blanco, and Cashmere Cat, the track’s bright electronic-pop swing is a good tonic to reductive songs about big booties.

The video is on the same parallel, retro styles, painted faces, cute inner child, weird people in body suits and patterned outfits.

Posted on October 8th, 2014

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Here’s last night’s show…

Listen: Hour One

Listen: Hour Two

Hour One

  1. Death From Above 1979 –  ‘Trainwreck 1979’
  2. Royal Blood  – ‘Figure It Out’
  3. Perfect Pussy  – ‘Big Stars’
  4. So Cow  – ‘Barry Richardson’
  5. I ♡ The Monster Hero  – ‘Toni Bailey’
  6. Spies  – ‘Moosehead’
  7. #throwbackthursdaytune: Death From Above 1979  – ‘Black History Month’ (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Remix)
  8. Tony Allen  – ‘Go Back’ (feat. Damon Albarn)
  9. Eno • Hyde – ‘DBF’
  10. Jungle  – ‘Accelerate’
  11. Bon Iver – ‘Heavenly Father’
  12. Zola Jesus  – ‘Dangerous Days’

Hour Two

  1. Jessie Ware –  ‘Tough Love’ (Cyril Hahn Remix)
  2. Sleep Thieves –  ‘You Want The Night’
  3. Austra  – ‘Habitat’
  4. HAWK –  ‘Antidote’
  5. REID – ‘Fractures’ feat. Slow Skies
  6. Cashmere Cat  – ‘Wedding Bells’
  7. Augustus And John  -‘Crosslines’
  8. Dorian Concept – Draft Culture’
  9. Revin Goff  – ‘Salthill’
  10. Lil Silva – ‘Mabel’
  11. King Avriel –  ‘180’
  12. Blooms  – ‘If I’

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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1. Shlohmo and Jeremih – ‘No More’

This producer / singer paired up on last year’s ‘Bo Peep’ which I wasn’t mad about but this track was kept for their upcoming collaborative EP and it’s the best of both: Shlohmo’s unique twisting production with Jeremih coming close to the sound of The Weeknd. Free download from NPR.


2. Little Dragon – ‘Klapp Klapp’

‘Klapp Klapp’ is the first single from the new Little Dragon album Nabuma Rubberband out in May and sticks to the band’s dizzying synth pop grooves with the always-effective vocals of Yukimi Nagano rising above it.


3. Villagers – ‘Occupy Your Mind’

Conor O’Brien singing about being yourself in a Sochi’s only gay nightclub while the winter Olympics is on with production by James Ford? Sounds good to me.


4. Todd Terje – ‘Delorean Dynamite’

A track from the Norwegian man’s forthcoming debut album called IT´S ALBUM TIME bears all the hallmarks of his synth-disco productions. The album’s out in April. He’s playing live here in May.


5. New Jackson – ‘Satisfaction’

From David Kitt’s new EP on Permanent Vacation out next week called Made It Mine, comes the percussive house and vocoder track ‘Satisfaction’.


6. The Juan Maclean – ‘Get Down (With My Love)

After the excellent single ‘Feel Like Movin’ , Nancy Whang and John MacLean deliver some euphoric dance music or “saloon house” as one of Holy Ghost! called it. Big bass. A free download, in its radio edit form, from NPR today too. Giddy Up!


7. Hozier – ‘From Eden’

Andrew Hozier Byrne kicks off a busy year with a new EP and ‘From Eden’ is the first bluesy soulful track from the EP of the same name out at the end of March.


8. Blooms – ‘Skin’

Louise Cunnane and Sacred Animals’ collaboration has resulted in some nice hazy R&B electronic on ‘If I’ and ‘Skin’.


9. Salt Ashes – ‘Little Dove’

Like London Grammar with some sass. A cross between Kylie and Niki & The Dove with some basement disco and R&B soul influence, as featured today.


10. We Cut Corners – ‘Best Friend’

A short and sharp new single which has a more brooding and belligerent disposition than their other new music. Will come out on the second album Think Nothing.


11. Kelela – ‘The High’

First new track from the LA singer since her excellent Cut 4 Me mixtape in October. Production from Gifted & Blessed. I could listen to Kelela all day.


12. Cashmere Cat – ‘Wedding Bells’

I’m stil not sure if Norwegian producer is just an ADD-frazzled kid who is trying to cram every sound into one song but ‘Wedding Bells’ is definitely his most successful attempt and an actual track you would put on regularly. It’s got bells, whistles, flutes, big bass, mad percussion and everything else including the kitchen sink.


Tracks of the Week playlist

Posted on February 14th, 2014

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