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Their Mercury Prize win sealed what many of us already knew, these Scottish alt-rappers are ones to watch and to see, especially live. Thanks Bodytonic, then for lining them up for a gig on Thursday March 26th in The Academy. The band will be launching their second album. Tickets are €16 plus fees The Staves… Read more »

Posted on January 12th, 2015

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The first Nialler9 show of 2015 was broadcast last Thursday at 10pm on TXFM. The two hour show leaned forward and featured some of the best new music coming out in the first months of the new year: from All We Are to Emmy The Great; Laura Marling to Jape, Marina & The Diamonds to Lapsley,… Read more »

Posted on January 12th, 2015

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Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Here’s my favourite list of the year to do: my songs of 2014 All I ask is that if you discover something through it, leave me a comment below and let me know. Listen on Spotify… Read more »

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  • Posted on December 24th, 2014

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    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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    No gig guide in the first week of January due to honeymooning. :) Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tues | NYE | NYD Ticket giveaways: NYE: Mother presents Kate Boy, Faune & Mother DJs @ Button Factory (€25,) NYE: Raglans, Otherkin, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Nightflight DJ’s, This Greedy Pig @ The… 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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