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Artwork by Ruan Van Vliet from Popicalia. Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Lumo All-Day Party @ Secret location by the water & Tengu (2pm-8pm/ 8pm – late, €10-€15) How to enter free entry comps – Email tickets@nullnialler9.com with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name… Read more »

Posted on July 26th, 2016

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When the world seems to be turning madder with each passing day, sometimes you need to focus and vent on the little things as a form of escape. 19 year-old lad Skinner who lives “just outside Dublin” is young enough to care only about those small things: getting wrecked, not finding a decent seat on… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2016

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Pearse McGloughlin will release his fourth album of music under the name Nocturnes on Friday. The Soft Animal is a self-described “album of refined atmospherics that draws from the things that matter most.” It’s his first album since his collaboration with Justin Grounds as Idiot Songs. The album is McGloughlin’s first since the birth of… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from Darkstar, Justice, Swords, AikJ, Talos, Yuksek, Lapsley and more. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud playlist. 1. Kelsey Lu – ‘Dreams’ A minimal orchestral daydream. Kelsey Lu is a North Carolinian cellist and singer/songwriter who has just released… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2016

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Gig announcement updates for this week. Also announced: All Tvvins, Ham Sandwich, and St. Germain. The programme for the Alternative Kilkenny Arts (AKA) was announced this week. The festival running from July 28th – August 14th aims to feature alternative creative work. Music wise, that means David Kitt, Mmoths, Rusangano Family, Nick Kelly, August Wells,… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2016

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If you’re like me, you’re currently obsessing over the Netflix TV show Stranger Things and its mix of ET, The Goonies, Pan’s Labyrinth, Close Encounters, Stand By Me, Silent Hill and Super 8. Stephen King meets Steven Spielberg meets Guillermo Del Toro. While the four kids are the big stars of the show, the music… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2016

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Knockanstockan is this weekend and as they told me in the Irish Times, the festival is taking a break in 2017. That means that this year’s event, with three days and special surprise guests will be even more cherished by the people in attendance. To that end, here is some homework, a preparatory playlist of… Read more »

Posted on July 20th, 2016

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Knockanstockan is fast approaching this weekend and today, on the Irish Times, I talked to festival director Bettine McMahon about why after ten years of championing Irish music, the festival will take a break. We also talked sponsorship, the lack of hierarchy, the secret bands playing the festival this year and more. Check that out… Read more »

Posted on July 19th, 2016

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