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District 8 may be closed officially for the season but that doesn’t mean there can’t be some sneaky Tivoli / District summer fun in there. After its 2014 edition featuring Daphni, DJ Harvey and Kerri Chandler, Dublin City Block Party is back in in District 8 & The Tivoli Grounds for two outdoor day events… Read more »

Posted on May 5th, 2016

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Soundcloud sometimes cues the best stuff after you’re done listening to something. It lead me to a recording of Thomas Bangalter, Cassius & DJ Falcon at an Amsterdam Dance Event in the Paradiso playing four hours of French touch, electro, dance, pop and hip-hop from 2002. The full four hours is up on MixesDB and there… Read more »

Posted on May 4th, 2016

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Sea Sessions takes place in Bundoran, Donegal from Friday 24th June to Sunday 26th June this year during Euro 2016 so there’s a few non-music things in store this year. First up, here’s the lineup of music: Primal Scream Tinie Tempah Gavin James 99 Souls Apres Match Bad Manners Ham Sandwich Sunset Sons DJ Yoda… Read more »

Posted on May 4th, 2016

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My favourite songs of the past month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlists below on Spotify and Soundcloud. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Isaac Tichauer – ‘Higher Level’ (Bicep remix) Rusangano Family – ‘Lights On’ Feather – ‘Like No Other’ Bibio – ‘Light Up The Sky’ Leon Vynehall – ‘Blush’ DJ Shadow – ‘Nobody Speak’… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

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There it is – the new Radiohead song from their forthcoming untitled record. The context is below, but the sound of the sound, a mix of orchestral, electronics and the band’s traditional instruments is close to what we may have expected considering what some of the various members have been up to – whether that’s… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Tuesday May 3 We Call It Techno! @ Turks Head (€10, 10pm)  [Techno] GDani Ela H, Damage // young German techno producer. Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm) [Acoustic showcase] Read my interview with Conor Ruby Sessions. Wednesday May 4 Hiatus Kaiyote, Feather @ The… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

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Longitude Festival just added a load of great acts to the festival today. The Lumineers Run The Jewels The Coronas Kurt Vile & The Violators Annie Mac Diplo Vic Mensa Daughter Stormzy Laura Mvula Nina Kraviz Christine & The Queens (YASS QUEEN) Perfume Genius Kelela Ryan Hemsworth Section Boyz Lucius The 2 Bears Shura Bears… Read more »

Posted on April 29th, 2016

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After the announcement of Forbidden Fruit night earlier this week, the city festival has announced new names for the June Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June at The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. Friday Pusha T Leftfield DJ Set Kerri Chandler Detroit Swindle B2B Gerd Janson Octave One Trinity Orchestra Al Gibbs Jack… Read more »

Posted on April 29th, 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 The Gene Dudley Group –  Inspector Norse Christine and the Queens – Tilted (her performance. on Later)… Read more »

Posted on April 29th, 2016

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