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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Friday: ONRA, MO-Kolours, Beats, Rhymes & Life screening @ The Sugar Club How to enter free entry comps – Email [email protected] 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…. Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2016

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Mary Hickson who recently finished her tenure at Cork Opera House has moved on to pastures new. Last year’s Cork city festival Sounds From A Safe Harbour was her first success and now as director of the Clonmel Junction Festival, she’s giving the festival, in its 16th year, a shot in the arm. A bunch… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2016

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Lyra is a new artist who has debuted with an intriguing ambient pop track called ‘Rabbit In The Headlights’ in which you can hear traces of Kate Bush, Enya, FKA Twigs, Swedish pop sensibilities and a strong Irish accent too. The song has big drums, an underlying electronic production and a big ethereal chorus with… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2016

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The Belfast band Pleasure Beach have left a dent on the Irish music scene in the last year with a couple of great singles in ‘Go’ and ‘Dreamer To The Dawn’ that recalled the spirit of Springsteen and Arcade Fire. The band’s new single ‘Magic Mountain’ shares its fabric with the sonics of The War… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from Lil Silva, Bonzai, Hundred Waters, Whitney, Barq, Asa Moto, Jessy Lanza and Anna Of The North. Hit the last page for the fullSoundcloud playlist. 1. DJ Shadow ‘Nobody Speak’ (Feat. Run The Jewels) A collaboration that raises up Shadow back… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2016

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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 M83 – GO! The Julie Ruin – I Decide A. K. Paul – Landcruisin’ Whitney – Golden… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2016

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Sean & Conor Price are two brothers from Blessington, Co. Wicklow. Conor is 14 and sings. Sean is 16 and plays the guitar, box drum and raps. You may have seen them busking on Grafton Street. They’ve been playing music together for a few years. Here they are over two and a half years ago:… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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Artwork: Donough O’Malley/The Public House for Nialler9. Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday and this year, it feels like there’s a lot less focus on the actual Record Store limited releases and more of a focus on the actual physical shops that exist and the… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2016

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Another Love Story proved itself to be one of the best little festivals going last year courtesy of Homebeat/Happenings with its manor setting, ballroom, living room gigs, cinema, woodlands and lawn hangouts among the appeal. It returns to Killyon Manor, Kinnegad, Co. Meath from Friday 19th August to Sunday 21st August and it’s just let… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2016

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