The gear change that happens when an artist shifts to the next level of their craft is cause for a celebration. When it arrives in conjunction with a spotlight on their genre, it’s one of fascination. After 13 years, the North London MC Skepta has hit his stride and is bringing a focus and an… Read more »
The Nialler9 radio show airs live every Thursday night from 10pm to Midnight on 105.2FM TXFM. Like this site, it’s a new music show featuring myself presenting my favourite new tunes. Listen: Part One | Part Two. Part One Chance The Rapper – All Night (Feat. Knox Fortune) Anderson .Paak – Am I Wrong (feat. ScHoolboy… Read more »
The Irish Museum Of Modern Art’s Summer Party on Saturday July 16 is back this year and it looks to be a big one. Curated by actor Cillian Murphy, it will feature: German pianist/ composer Hauschka. The Gloaming composer and fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh David Kitt’s electronic project New Jackson (DJ Set) experimental madzers Meltybrains?… Read more »
Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Lumo Club @ Bar Tengu (10pm) Sunday: Highasakite, Gordi @ Whelan’s How to enter free entry comps – Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number (for late contact) in the body of the message. Full… Read more »
Drop Everything is a contemporary cultural biennial happening on Inis Oírr on the smallest of the Aran Islands in just under two weeks from May 27th to 29th. Expect music, talks, installations, screenings, food, DJ sets and impromptu happenings. 2014’s event was one of the best weekends I’ve ever had so it’s highly recommended. Organiser… Read more »
Anderson released Patterns, a beguiling debut album last September, with influences from late 60s pop and early 70s singer-songwriting. Prior to the release, Anderson teamed up with Colm Russell on the ‘History’ video and a video in which they went door to door in his neighbourhood to drum up support for his music directly. Russell… Read more »
Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from Super Furry Animals, Skepta, Weval, De La Soul, James Blake and Jamie xx. 1. Radiohead ‘Daydreaming’ A serene new album highlight. With much of A Moon Shaped Pool referencing the hurt and pain from Yorke’s disintegrated relationship of 23 years,… Read more »
Grandaddy are back and playing gigs again. The ’90s alt-rock band lead by Jason Lytle broke up in 2006 but are will be coming to Dublin later this year to play Vicar Street on August 18th. Tickets priced €31.50 go on sale this Friday 20 May at 9am through Ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets nationwide.