Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Here are the final Readers Poll results for this year. Thanks for all your votes. Readers’ favourite Irish gigs Arcade Fire @ Marlay Park, Dublin Future Islands @ Vicar Street, Dublin Adebisi Shank @ Whelan’s, Dublin Caribou @ Vicar Street, Dublin… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2014

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Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos    Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. My favourite albums of the year features a sixth album career highlights from a psychedelic mathematician, a fourth album breakthrough for a rubbernecking sweat-drenched band, the return of Aphex Twin, a Wicklow man who seemed… Read more »

Posted on December 22nd, 2014

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Stevie G is a DJ, radio presenter and all-round legend from Cork; a lover of soul, hip-hop, disco and R&B, a maker of tracks, a mentor, a promoter and label owner. Here are his 10 favourite tracks of the year. 1. Gregory Porter – ‘Musical Genocide’ (Ludovic Navarre mix) This one crept by virtually ignored… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2014

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Niall D’Arcy is a DJ you will know from residencies at Hidden Agenda at weekends and the Somewhere? club in The Workman’s  on Wednesday nights. Both club were voted top of the best club nights in last year’s poll so Niall and company are doing something right. The Newbridge, Kildare man continues to embed himself behind… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2014

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Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  The results of your favourite Irish songs are in.  It was a breakthrough year for a few Irish acts this year namely Hozier (duh),  The Riptide Movement, EMBRZ and God Knows + MynameisJohn. Established acts or artists who have been around… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2014

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Sally Foran was everywhere a good party was had in 2014: from Body & Soul to Drop Everything to house parties to special events in galleries and beyond. A chief buzzer with a great record collection and knowledge, you can catch Sally’s radio show on Wednesdays at 4pm on Radiomade. Sally found it difficult to… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2014

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In association with   Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  For the ninth year, I’ve handed the mic over to you guys to see what Irish albums made you move or moved you. This year 92 individual albums voted for and if you want to see the… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2014

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Cork DJ Colm K is known for his considered sets of soul and house music as well as his own electronic productions. A former RBMA attendee, Kenefick is working away on new music for next year and DJ-wise, you can find him at residencies at Sunday TImes and So What! in Gulpd Cafe, Cork. Here… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2014

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Cian Ó Cíobháin is the man behind the long-running An Taobh Tuathail radio show on RnaG every Monday to Friday from 10pm to midnight. His Galway club night with Cyril Briscoe 110th Street just turned sweet sixteen.  The dude is also available for weddings. As for the show, there will be two ATT Christmas specials broadcast on… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2014

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Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos    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. Jessie Ware – ‘Tough… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2014

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Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham.   Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos    The pairing of music and visuals is something I’ve always enjoyed but the concept of a music video has obviously changed in the last ten years. There are of course, still concepts, themes, ideas,… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2014

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Kelly-Anne Byrne’ is a regular DJ at festivals throughout Ireland. She’s known for her love of disco and soul, which manifests itself in a monthly club night called Burnin’ Up (happening this Friday with Get Down Edits) and a nationwide show on Saturday night on TodayFM called The Beat Goes On. She also has three… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2014

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In association with As is my annual tradition, the Nialler9 Readers’ Poll in association with Tower Records is back for its ninth year. Once again, I’m looking to find out what Irish albums and songs didn’t leave your stereo, phone, playlists and beyond. I also want to know what gigs, remixes, club nights and more… Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2014

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlist on Spotify | Youtube | Soundcloud The chart Julio Bashmore – ‘Rhythm of Auld’ Made In Heights – ‘Panther’ Oh Wonder – ‘Dazzle’ House Of Spirits – ‘Holding On’ New Jackson – ‘Having A Coke With You’ Run The Jewels –… Read more »

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlist on Spotify | Youtube | Soundcloud The chart Tiga – ‘Bugatti’ Yumi Zouma – ‘Alena’ Tei-Shi – ‘Bassically’ Kleerup – ‘Let Me in’ Dorian Concept – ‘The Few’ Run The Jewels – ‘Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck) Ghostface Killah… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

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