2016 Best of | Best albums | Best songs | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections Special thanks to Tower Records for the shoutout. Spotify playlist Youtube playlist 100. Paul McCartney & Wings – 1985 (Timo Maas & James Teej mix) 99. Fort Romeau – ‘Secrets & Lies’ 98. Jens… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2016

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Sam McNicholl is the the proprietor of Connolly’s Of Leap, one of the best little venues in the country. Sam also plays drums with Talos and is a top dude. I interviewed Sam about his venue last year and it’s currently celebrating a year being open. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest… Read more »

Posted on December 22nd, 2016

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Sunil Sharpe is a Dublin techno DJ and producer who has had a good year with international recognition, an RA mix and Boiler Room appearances too. Catch him on Stephen’s Day in Opium Rooms. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Jerome Hill – It’s Time For The… To anyone who… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2016

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Simon Roche is one-third of Lumo Club along with myself and Gavin Elsted, here are his top 10 picks of the year. Lumo’s Christmas bash is Thursday night in Tengu. Tickets are here. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Operators – Control A dancefloor-licking electro rock banger from Dan Boeckner’s… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2016

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Galway club Bap To The Future DJ Laura Lolz picks her top 10 tracks of 2016. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Roy of the Ravers – Emotinium Cheating slightly with this since it was released on cassette in 2015, however the much sought after 12″ came out in 2016…. Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2016

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Tara Stewart is a DJ and radio presenter with 2FM /2XM, a writer with District Magazine and top buzzer. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Nadia Rose – Skwod Nadia Rose is an artist I’m love so much (I’m a bit too obsessed with her actually). She has so much… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2016

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Louis Scully aka Papa Lou is a DJ and promoter of various Dublin nights including Discotekken, Telephones, The RnB Club & The Pictures. Here are his top 10 tunes of his year. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Aged In Melody – Theme For Someone Special [2016 reissue] This soulful… Read more »

Posted on December 16th, 2016

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Ruth Medjber is a freelance music photographer who as well as covered every festival going also was behind Women Of Notes project (with fellow guest selector Louise Bruton) highlighting the awesome women in music. Read my interview with her in the Irish Times. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. Listen to… Read more »

Posted on December 16th, 2016

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Kenny Hanlon is a DJ and the boss of Apartment Records. The label returns in 2017 and releases are now on Bandcamp too. Catch Kenny DJing in Cork on Saturday. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Glenn Underground – Nova (Contact) Oh lordy. What a record. Glenn Crocker has been… Read more »

Posted on December 15th, 2016

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