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Take a dash of Daughter, a smidgen of Soak and a lil pinch of Laura Marling.

Take a dash of Daughter, a smidgen of Soak, a lil pinch of Laura Marling and a bunch of Bon Iver and you might come up with Annie Eve, a new English singer-songwriter who has releasing music on Young & Lost Club, a one-time home for Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club and Little Green Cars. She… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2014

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Plus Ships, Daithí and Mother DJs.

As the band work towards finishing their new album for release later in the year, Le Galaxie have announced a special late gig on Friday May 9th in The Academy to benefit Marriage Equality. All proceeds will go to the cause and the night will also feature sets from Ships, Daithí and Mother DJs. Tickets… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2014

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A roundup of this week's best songs with SBTRKT, Niia, Todd Terje, Lone, Tirzah and more.

OK it’s been a few weeks due to me being away so there’s some songs that are a few weeks old in here. Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Niia – ‘Simple Life’ ‘Simple Life’, is as bare as they come, a piano-lead striking ballad with Niia’s jazz vocals yearning for something else as she “makes… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2014

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Patrick O'Laoghaire has already supported Anna Calvi. Next stop The Great Escape and a debut EP.

As a member of other bands prior including Slow Skies, Patrick O’Laoghaire struck us with his own debut track, ‘Monsoon’, a piano lullaby with a gorgeous chorus and subtle electronic touches that lift it out of the ordinary. He’s since gone on to support Anna Calvi on her European tour. He’s following up that opening… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2014

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A valiant attempt at avoiding single-serving long player.

You could argue that we don’t even need a Todd Terje album. The Norwegian cosmic disco don has proved his worth over the last ten years with a series of killer dance singles. ‘Eurodans’, ‘Inspector Norse’, ‘Strandbar’, ‘Spiral’, ‘Lanzarote’ and ‘Ragysh’ are some of the tracks he’s released that are almost guaranteed to help fill… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2014

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Here's what I played on my first Nialler9 show on 105.2FM and a playlist of those tracks.

I broadcast my first show on new Dublin station 1052 TXFM last night and had a blast. You can tune in every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours of new music at 105.2FM, via the TXFM.ie site, the TXFM app in the iTunes Store or on your TV if you’re on UPC. Hour 1… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2014

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A gentle acoustic take on the electro original.

Here’s a really lovely acoustic cover of Chvrches’ ‘The Mother We Share’ from SOAK in Bridie Monds Watson’s inimitable own style. Her Blud EP is out now on Chvrches’ label Goodbye Records. Free download. Blud EP Blud EP by SOAK

Posted on April 4th, 2014

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