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Here are the first results of the Readers’ Poll showing your favourite gigs, videos, EPs, international albums and remixes of 2013. Thanks for all the votes. Albums and songs results to follow. Artwork by Fatti Burke. Readers’ favourite Irish gigs David Byrne and St. Vincent (Electric Picnic) Sigur Ros (The 02) The National (Cork, Live… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. Of all the annual Best Of Lists, top tracks is the most fun to compile. You’ll find my 100 favourite songs of the year below and playlists come in three flavours: Youtube, Spotify and Soundcloud. Capping this at 100 was hard but then that’s what the blog is for. Check out… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. Here it is. My top 50 favourite albums of the year counting down. There’s a Spotify playlist available for it all but click down to get some context for each album from 21 to 1. Top 100 songs of the year tomorrow. Spotify Best Albums of 2013 playlist 50. Omar Souleyman… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2013

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All City Records have put out their end of year mix courtesy of DJ Tu-ki featuring 39 tracks that made their year including the likes of MachineDrum, Madlib/Freddie Gibbs, Lapalux, Pusha T, Mano Le Tough, FKA Twigs, Frank B, Laszlo Dancehall, El-P / Killer Mike, Laurel Halo, Addison Groove, Special Request and more. It’s a… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. 20 remixes or edits from my year that made it into my DJ playlists and got the most regular play: from bangers to disco edits to floorfillers and wamp wamp rap remixes. Letherette – ‘D& T’ (Dorian Concept remix) Bondax – ‘Giving It All’ (Joe Goddard remix) ASAP Ferg – ‘Shabba… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. This is a personal list of the 20 music videos that stuck with me for various reasons, some explained below, some because they are great examples and some because they lifted the song into a new realm. These are my 20 favourites as opposed to my best. 20. Biggles Flys Again… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. 2013 was the year that music really maxed out on time. There was so much music about that it was hard to keep up, even just in Ireland.  Below you’ll find a list of my favourite Irish songs, albums and EPs of 2013. Keeping my choices to 30 was hard but necessary…. Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2013

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The 30 tracks that made the month of music awesome in a Soundcloud playlist with links to where you can find the track. The 30 tracks: Pharrell – ‘Happy’ Busta Rhymes feat. Q-Tip – ‘Thank You’ New Jackson – ‘Of A Thousand Leaves’ Daniel Avery – ‘Drone Logic’ Somadrone – ‘Reckoning’ Katharine Philippa – ‘Pawns’… Read more »

Posted on December 3rd, 2013

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10 songs you should hear right now… 1. Todd Terje – ‘Spiral’ Norway disco don gives us another one-two slow motion punch of elongated synth-disco. It’s hard to pick a winner between the two new tracks at the moment but ‘Q’ is just shaving it by a hair. 2. Daithí – ‘Case Closed’ ft. Senita… Read more »

Posted on November 29th, 2013

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