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So here it is. My last radio show for TXFM. It was a brilliant experience for the last two and a half years. I’ve fallen for the medium of radio, and enjoyed every second of being tasked with picking and playing songs for people at listening at home, in cars from Dublin to islands off… Read more »

Posted on July 1st, 2016

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When Angel Olsen really lets loose, she’s at her biting best, as demostrated by songs like ‘High-Five’ and ‘Forgiven/Forgotten’ from Burn No Fire For No Witness. For her forthcoming album, My Woman (September 2nd on Jagjaguar), Olsen is playing a part, in song and video, versions of herself and others. ‘Intern’ dramatically suggested a transition… Read more »

Posted on June 30th, 2016

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Tuesday June 28 Disclosure, Vince Staples @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham (€50) [Dance] The Lawrence brothers with US rapper support. Earth, Wind & Fire @ 3Arena (€55+) [Funk & Soul] rescheduled date after founder Maurice White died earlier this year. September. Wednesday June… Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2016

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Irish singer-songwriter Rosa Nutty impressed with her debut EP last year, and in particular the single ‘Fine Print’. For the followup song to that release, Nutty’s ‘Sea Salt’ conveys an increased arrangement complexity and a maturity in songwriting and addresses “how early-life relationships dissolve as people begin to polarise with age.” Watch the video by Sean… Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from The Invisible, Grace Lightman, Classixx and more. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud playlist. 1. Lapsley – Operator (DJ Koze remix) A firm festival DJ favourite if Body&Soul is anything to go by. ‘Operator (He Doesn’t Call Me)’… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2016

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Dublin duo All Tvvins have been gearing up for this announcement for a while and the news is out that the band’s debut IIVV will be released on August 12th through Warner Bros. Records. The ten-track album by Conor Adams and Lar Kaye features production by Jim Abbiss (Arcade Fire, Kasabian), Mark Rankin (Queens of… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2016

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As announced yesterday, TXFM’s schedule changes to shed its specialist and some weekend night shows from Monday July 4th which means last night’s show was my second last. Next week’s Thursday night show on June 30th will be my last and it will be a Best of 2016 so far special. Listen: Part One |… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2016

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Several years back, Gavin Elsted aka Adultrock put together a mashup of the Republic Of Ireland’s 1990 World Cup Squad classic football anthem ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ (itself an interpolation of ‘An Dearg Doom’ by Horslips) with Justice’s ‘Waters of Nazareth’. The track absolutely slays any party an Irish person is in attendance as Lumo… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2016

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