We’ve got the Body & Soul Festival stage times, the playlist and how here are the recommendation for 12 acts to see in Ballinlough this year featuring 9 acts & 3 DJs you must see. Friday 1. Anna Meredith Friday, Main Stage, 10pm I have zero idea what the live show from Scottish composer Anna… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

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Body&Soul is back this weekend in Balllinlough Castle and it truly can be one of the best festivals around for curation, layout and production, especially in good weather. Fingers crossed. There are only 200 Sunday tickets left and some weekend tickets left. The stage times and site map have landed and the sitemaps are here…. Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Arcade Fire – ‘Creature Comforts’ After the relative jolt of ‘Everything Now’, Arcade Fire get less dreamy and a bit dirtier with ‘Creature Comforts’ which kicks off like an electro-clash single from 2002 before… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2017

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The National Gallery of Ireland has undergone an extensive renovation over the last six years as outlined in the Irish Times, and can be seen via Totally Dublin and The Thin Air and the video below. The first major exhibition to take place in the gallery is an exhibition of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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Lumo Club turns 21 club nights old this Friday night in Yamamori Tengu this weekend and residents myself, Simon Roche, Gavin Elsted will be providing the tunes all night. Not been to a Lumo yet? Lumo is a house party in a club vibe with no restrictions on genre. Lumo is a club for dancing… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Todd Terje – ‘Maskindans’ (Feat. Det Gylne Triangel) As the Norwegian electronic buzzer prepares album number two, he decided to cover a icy electro-punk song from Det Gylne Triangel who released his ‘Maskindans’ in… Read more »

Posted on June 12th, 2017

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My favourite songs of the past month. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Click the title of the song to see the original post. 1. Mac DeMarco – For the First Time My highlight of Primavera in a set with a naked drummer and singed body hair is also the cheeky Canadian who… Read more »

Posted on June 8th, 2017

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2017 was my third visit to Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival and my first since 2011. What has changed in that time is an increase of punters (around 35,000 each night) but also an expanded festival site at Parc del Forum. That meant more room for dance music and more room for the larger stages. And… Read more »

Posted on June 7th, 2017

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Along with our regular downstairs Lumo Club residents Simon Roche, Gavin Elsted & myself playing a mix of classics, curveballs and club tracks for dancing, Lumo’s May edition this Saturday May 27th, our twentieth, marks the 5 year passing of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys with an entire room dedicated to Beasties’ music… Read more »

Posted on May 26th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Baba Stiltz – Can’t Help It Axel Boman’s Studio Barnhaus label rising star Baba Stiltz draws together intimate sentiments and melodic dancefloor electronics. 2. Rocstrong – ‘Vibes’ The latest single in his run of… Read more »

Posted on May 25th, 2017

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The Nialler9 weekly Spotify playlist is updated every week with new music selections (and the odd timely classic). It’s designed to be a shorterm more digestable version of the The larger rolling three-month New Music Playlist,, the Irish specific playlist , my DJ chart list and the monthly best of. This week’s playlist contains new… Read more »

Posted on May 15th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Hundred Waters – Particle’ The Florida band Hundred Waters debuted the first song from their third record which they are currently finishing up as a trio. ‘Particle’ is typical of the band to meld… Read more »

Posted on May 8th, 2017

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My favourite songs of the past month. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Click the title of the song to see the original post. 1. Ships – Where We Are My rotational highlight from Precession, one of 2017’s best Irish albums. Precession by Ships 2. Mix & Fairbanks – Girls The first original… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Ardyn – ‘Together’ The new single from English duo is produced by Tourist and has a lovely soft-rock Fleetwood Mac vibe in the chorus. One for the re-spin. 2. Jafaris – ‘If You Love… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2017

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Our monthly club night, Lumo Club is back in Yamamori Tengu, off Great Strand Street (near Hapenny Bridge) this Saturday night. Downstairs: Lumo club residents: Gav Elsted, Simon Roche and Nialler9 Upstairs: 045 Recordings One EP Launch with Cinema (Live), Phare (Live), Mix & Fairbanks and Conor Conroy. Presale tickets: available on Eventbrite now. For… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2017

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