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I’ve made an Electric Picnic DJ Mix every year since 2008. It’s always been a blast to make and a highlight of the site for me personally. 2016’s mix features 22 artists on the Electric Picnic lineup over 20 songs in just under 55 minutes. It’s for bumping for your festival prep for the next… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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After its neverending goal post shifting release date since Frank Ocean first announced the retitled Boys Don’t Cry in April 2015, the hype and expectation had reached fever pitch more than once. Deadlines passed. No music came. The expectation was for songs that would resonant to the same level as ‘Thinking About You’, ‘Swim Good’… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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Before next week’s Electric Picnic mixtape arrives along with the stage times (some are here already), here’s something to aid your festival homework, a track each from as many of the acts playing in Stradbally next weekend as are on Spotify. The final tally ended up being 188 artists with close over 13 hours of… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2016

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Dublin trad/folk band Lynched have risen to popularity due to their spiked take on traditional ballads, engaging live shows and music which draws from the past but speaks in the present. As a nod to that rise, Lynched will play their biggest show yet at Vicar Street on Saturday November 26th. Tickets are on sale… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2016

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The 2manyDJs brothers have been cranking up their output of late and there’s possibly a new Soulwax release on the way too. When they’re not showing people what’s possible in club spaces with Despacio, they’ve recently been releasing some of my favourite music from Emmanuelle, Asa Moto, Phillipi & Rodrigo and a new Soulwax featuring… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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Update: Chance The Rapper’s original show in the Olympia Theatre is to be rescheduled due to conflicts but the good news is that Chance  will now play two shows in the Helix, on Wednesday 23rd and Friday 25th November instead.  Current ticket holders will have first choice on exchanging their tickets for either of the… Read more »

Posted on August 23rd, 2016

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Pumarosa have been confirmed for a Whelan’s show on October 31st. The UK indie rock band are playing Electric Picnic bit this will be a decent headline show. Tickets are €15.50+ fees on sale August 24th from Ticketmaster. Hare Squead are playing a headline show at Button Factory on Wednesday September 28th. Tickets are €13… Read more »

Posted on August 23rd, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Lumo [email protected] Tengu (€8/€10, 10pm) 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 and phone number (for late contact) in the body of the message. Full info on each show below…. Read more »

Posted on August 23rd, 2016

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Electric Picnic just added a final glut of acts to the sold-out festival in Stradbally. The new additions are: Skepta James Bay Bell X1 Walking On Cars Adam Beyer Abc Gorgon City The Lightning Seeds Lindsey Stirling Oh Wonder Mothers Hermitage Green Picture This Rejjie Snow Ryan Sheridan Wyvern Lingo Brian Deady New Jackson King… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2016

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