Lumo Club, the monthly club night brought to you by Nialler9, Gavin Elsted and Simon Roche, returns this Saturday for its sixteenth edition and we intend on brightening up those January blues with a lot of tunes and a lot of dancing. Cheaper than door price tickets are on Eventbrite. Our Lumo DJs’ top 5… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2017

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  Win Free entry to: Friday Jan 20: Paula Temple, Rebekah, Cailin @ District 8 (€15, 11pm) Saturday Jan 21: Lumo Club #16 @ Tengu (€5, 10pm) To enter: 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 body of the… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2017

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The city and county’s gig scene begin to swing back to life following the post-holiday lull. Quarter Block Party, the first festival of the year, is just ahead and things are warming up nicely. TUESDAY 17TH JANUARY: Jack O’Rourke @ Wallis’ Bar, Midleton (8pm, €12) Night one of a two-night residency in Midleton for the… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2017

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One of Ireland’s most promising musicians, Cork lady Marlene Enright has released a fine series of singles in the last year and a bit. Enright will release her debut album Placemats and Second Cuts on March 24th this year. Like previous singles ‘Alchemy’, ‘Underbelly’ and ‘When The Water Is Hot’, ‘123’ draws from indie, folk… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2017

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Run the Jewels dropped their third album and you know what that means. Killer Mile & El-P today announced some European tour dates that start on Wednesday March 29th in Limelight, Belfast before hitting the Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Thursday March 30th and onwards to Manchester, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Mayrhofen in Austria for… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 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 for more songs from Rome Fortune, Austra, Throwing Snow, Pick A Piper, Kyodai, Hawk and more. 1. Syd – ‘All About Me’ The Internet’s… Read more »

Posted on January 13th, 2017

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How you feel about the xx’s third album depends on what attracts you to their music. Is it the minimal space they afforded much of the music they made on their first two records? Is it the awkward teenager vocal bond between Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim? Is it the minimal and considered spatial… Read more »

Posted on January 12th, 2017

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The Choice Music Prize is this year the RTÉ Choice Music Prize for the first time and the announcement of the 10 Irish albums were revealed a short time ago on 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show by Tony Clayton Lea, chairman of the judging panel. The 10 albums shortlisted by the judges for Irish album of… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2017

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