Dublin Digital Radio’s first digital compilation is out today, March 13th. ‘Compilation 01′ contains nine-tracks from various artist such as Apres Ski, SBOT, OBW, R.Kitt, Breen, Lumigraph, Sias, Ringolevio and Fuego Spirit.
All of the money raised from the compilation will go to the voluntary run Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) organisation in Dublin.
Sherkin Island in West Cork will host a new festival called Open Ear on the June Bank Holiday weekend all about experimental music of Irish original from 3rd-5th of June.
Open Ear is inspired by alternative festivals like from Unsound in Krakow and to Rathlin Island (which has hosted regular electronic weekenders) off the coast of Antrim.
It’ll largely take place in the Sherkin North Shore Guesthouse and the Jolly Roger pub nearby.
Playing at the festival are:
Bjork collaborator Spaces, solo and with his techno duo Ordinate, Cork producer Ellll (also performing as Double Glaze with Mariah Black), Sunken Foal, Dublin “digital mixtape” collective wherethetimegoes will have a special showcase featuring young artists Minos and Lastminuteman, SIAS, Lumigraph, Niamh De Barra, T-woc and more.
Niamh De Barra
Noid The Droid
Wherethetimegoes Showcase with Lastminuteman ･ Minos ･ Sage
Tickets for Open Ear are €75 including camping, and there will be a special €7 return ferry deal for attendees.
It’s an all-day all Irish affair at All City in Temple Bar on Monday with sets from New Jackson, Morgan Buckley & Olmo Devin, Donal Dineen, Sunken Foal, Automatic Tasty, SIAS (Frank B’s side project), Lumigraph and Daire Carolan.
The Nialler9 TXFM show has been on air for two months now every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. Last night’s show was a Life Festival special but you can enjoy it any time. I had a blast doing it. Listen via the links below for each hour.