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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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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in,right after the news in each hour. Click the buttons to launch the TXFM site autoplaying links. Tune back in Christmas… 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 »

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  • 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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