Flying under our radar this month has been the announcement of the debut album from Dublin post-punk/indie trio Percolator. The trio, comprised of ex-members of Dae Kim and joined in 2012 by John ‘Spud’ Murphy of Guerrilla Studios, have been readying the record for the past few years concurrent to their extended-players. The result, entitled… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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Producer, DJ and big band leader Kormac is back with a new single. ‘I Believe’ is a whopping track that features the foundations of Kormac’ established sound of jazz and gospel samples. This time around, it feels like a new vitality and verve at play in the production too. The song has definitely been roadtested… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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‘Awake Me’ from the Donegal singer-songwriter Rosie Carney bravely addresses the fog of depression and anorexia that she felt for much of her life. This new solo piano and voice version from Carney strips back the instrumentation but still leaves the weight of the sentiment very much in the air. Stunning. Rosie performs at Nialler9… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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The hip-house trio of Bon Voyage, Brooklyn rapper Shamon Cassette and the two young producers from Finglas; in Dublin The Supreme and Gucci Cortez as the name suggests take their inspirations from ’90s house and hip-hop. Like last year’s ‘African Voices’ and their Hare Squead remix m the latest installment in the Nialler9 Mix Series,… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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My hometown of Newbridge has been accused of fishy activity, of an additive in the water, that has accelerated music growth from the town. In recent years, the likes of Super Extra Bonus Party, Mmoths, DJ Deece Adultrock, Mix & Fairbanks, Conor C, Phare, Lyttet, Cinema and more have made a name for themselves in… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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The Dublin singer-songwriter Elly D released her debut EP Rise of electro-pop leaning songwriting last year and played shows in Germany and across Ireland since. She is also the singer of the band The Riot Tapes. For her first material since that EP, ‘Lucky’ is that wrap up her most confident and memorable song yet… Read more »

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Check out this new Dublin-based singer-songwriter ZALI who dropped her debut single ‘Can’t Stop’ last week. The song is a sophisticated R&B pop tune from a new talent with production by Hong Kong producer L’Homie. It was recorded in London with vocal production and engineering by renowned Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Isra Lohata (Wizzy Wow)…. Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2017

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Bitch Falcon released their new song ‘Syncope’ not but two days ago but they clearly don’t give a fuck as they’ve just released the video for the song also featuring a predominantly stun hun gang demonstrating how not to give a fuck in a showcase of general badarsery. They draw the line at stealing dogs,… Read more »

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Ahead of his forthcoming debut album Wild Alee, on April 21st, Eoin French aka Talos has previewed another song from it called ‘Contra’. The song is “about the idea of protecting something very fragile in the midst of a crisis, when the walls are falling down around you.” French has developed as a musician who… Read more »

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Dundalk-based indie-folk band Third Smoke have been developing their multi-vocal style on once-off singles and ‘Maybe In Time’ is another fine step in the right direction of the power-in-numbers style. It’s taken from a new EP out at the end of April and for the video for the song by Nathan Barlow, the band took… Read more »

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Dubliner Dec Lennon has made his name as the DJ and producer Krystal Klear drawing from disco, boogie and funk music at various points in his career. His latest releases are particularly inspired by New York’s dance clubs of the early 80s and in particular Larry Levan and the spirit of the Paradise Garage can… Read more »

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It’s always good to hear new music from Jeremy Hickey aka Rarely Seen Above Ground but more commonly listed as R.S.A.G. ‘Meet You There’ is the Kilkenny drummer and multi-instrumentalist’s new song and it continues the run of one-off singles that have featured his music growing in scope and direction, most obviously in texture and… Read more »

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It was a pleasure to have Come On Live Long play a rare live set at our recent Future Proof night with Homebeat and O’Haras in Bello Bar (next one is April 19th). The band have remained a band who make music that skirts the obvious even when creating music that could be labelled ‘indie’… Read more »

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noGood is a rapper based in Dublin and part of the Neomadic crew. He grew up in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Berlin and Maynooth as he explains below and the blunted ‘Are You There?’ is his new track from the Admired From Afar EP (April 22nd). noGood hooked up with video director Carrot Gold Industry for… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2017

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