Dublin A/V duo Clu return with new music next month in the form of the Mood EP on Gobstopper Records on 18th November 2016. The partnership between musician Sean Cooley and visual artist Kevin Freeney is clear through ‘Mood2098’, a track of garbled synth-driven electronics that while it features English language vocals, often sounds like… Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Sat Oct 22: Lumo is One: Claire Beck, Le Boom, Cinema and more @ Tengu (€10, 10pm) 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… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2016

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With just two weeks to go before Metropolis hits the RDS for the weekend, and with news of Prince and Bowie tributes fresh in our minds, the festival has given more details of their speaker strand. Added to last week’s announcement of Karl Hyde,  olfgang Flür (ex-Kraftwerk), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) & Matt Thorne, Saul… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2016

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The third annual Emigrant Disco returns to Dublin’s Tengu on Friday 23rd December for the first time. Conceived as a gathering of those who had to leave Ireland post-crash as a way of reconnecting and celebrating “like it was 2008.” This year’s lineup is a doozy with live sets from John Daly, Shocko alongside DJ sets… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2016

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Teki Latex’s new DJ mix 100% Radio Hits is billed as “the sound of the radio station that plays 24/7 inside my brain.” and to that end, the 2-hour mix is chock full of tunes that you’ll likely hear on the radio anywhere in the world mixed up with lesser known songs. It’s like a… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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Cork producer Ruairi Lynch aka Bantum is back with news of the followup to his 2013 debut album Legion. Move, will be released this Friday digitally and features guest appearances from Rusangano Family, CC Brez, Senita and Farah Elle. Bantum’s recent collaboration with Loah, ‘Take It’ also features. ‘Feel Your Rhythm’ is an alchemic result… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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One of the best sets I saw at Hard Working Class Heroes earlier this month was from the Dublin-based four-piece Orchid Collective. Their set in Wigwam showcased a considered, sonorous folk-rock sound from four lads who have been growing into their music. This week, the band release their debut EP Courage and over four songs,… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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Skip to day: | Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun Monday October 17 Rushad Eggleston @ Connolly’s of Leap (€11) Improvisational cellist, singer, and concertina player, support from Cormac Begley. Tuesday October 18 Abrústic Sessions: Clerk 5 & Spekulativ Fiktion @ The Brú, McCurtain St. (free) Cork rapper. Cuttin’ Heads… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from below plus Hare Squead, Grace Lightman, Hannah Peel, Tricky, Wyes Blood and more. Follow the playlist here. This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud & Spotify playlists…. Read more »

Posted on October 14th, 2016

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