The Donegal singer-songwriter Rosie Carney is back on her own path. Carney recently wrote about her mental health experiences with depression and anorexia on her site, exacerbated by sexual assaults and bullying. It’s a brave thing to share for anyone and very much worth a read. She writes of feeling different, desperation, of being dropped… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard is to released a new solo album on April 21st called Electric Lines. As an effective producer, remixer, vocalist, collaborator and musician, Goddard says he keen to “show the paths through electronic music that my listening has taken over the years..” “I tried really hard to make it as strong and… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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MONDAY JANUARY 23RD: No music tonight. Probably as well, considering the week that lies ahead. TUESDAY JANUARY 24TH: Sarah Jarosz @ The White Horse, Ballincollig (8.30pm, SOLD OUT) U.S. folk singer and multi-instrumentalist opens the Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, at the town’s White Horse venue, touring in support of new album ‘Undercurrent’. Support from John… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud & Spotify playlists. 1. Code Walk feat. Smerz – ‘Guess What’ Copenhagen-based dudes Code Walk teamed up with Norwegian vocalists/ production gals Smerz on their new single… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are 6 vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Bonobo – Migration My album of the week. Bonobo’s sixth album is nomadic & intimate, open-minded and expansive drawing on his ambient chill trademark and… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2017

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As was rumoured this week, Arcade Fire just dropped a brand new song to coincide with tomorrow’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States Of America. The song ‘I Give You Power’ is a Tidal-only exclusive (though it plays in full below) and features vocals from Mavis Staples. It’s built on… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2017

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Migration, the sixth album from Simon Green AKA Bonobo reaches new heights in his already distinguished discography by being his best record yet. Building on 2013’s The North Borders and live shows which saw a cast of 12 musicians bringing his downbeat and ambient electronica to life, Migration manages to conjur up a nomadic sense… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2017

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There are plenty of albums to look forward to in 2017 and here are just a few of them which don’t have release dates yet. I’ve also included a few which we likely won’t see this year – just so you’re prepared. See also – My top New Artists of 2017. Alt-J Possible Date: Summer… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2017

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