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As part of the upcoming Interlude Festival in the RHA Gallery, off Stephen’s Green from the 24 – 26th of June in Dublin city, I have curated a room on the Sunday of the festival of live electronic & DJ sets for the Tony Ryan Room. While the likes of Grandmaster Flash, Booka Brass Band,… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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Portishead dedicate their bleak Abba ‘SOS’ cover to Jo Cox

Portishead’s dystopian and brilliantly bleak cover of Abba’s ‘SOS’, from the soundtrack to the movie High-Rise starring Tom Hiddleston, has officially been given a video and a stream. The video ends with a quote from Jo Cox, the UK Labour politician killed last week. “We have far more in common than that which divides us.”… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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As announced last week, Aphex Twin will release a new Cheetah EP on Warp on July 8th. The EP purports to feature “digital sound generation techniques combined with wave sequencing technology to bring you sounds with movement and depth rarely found on records today.” A video for one of the EP’s tracks ‘CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная… Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2016

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Gavin Elsted is my DJ cohort in Lumo Club (Body & Soul went well [video] so we’re looking forward to this Saturday), a Newbridge man (along with myself, Mmoths, DJ Deece, Knoxville Morning, Mix & Fairbanks, and Cinema to name a few, the Kildare town clearly likes its tunes), a former Super Extra Bonus Partyer… Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Lumo Club @ Bar Tengu (€5, 11pm) Sunday:Sing Along Social: Madonna @ MVP (€6, 7:30pm) How to enter free entry comps – Email tickets@nullnialler9.com 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 June 21st, 2016

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You’ve all seen Game Of Thrones the ’90s version but what about music? Am I right guys? Canadian based composer and arranger Jerry Shen aka Tronicbox did something amazing with Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean?’ and ‘Love Yourself?’ and turned them into authentically eighties pop hits complete with dripping chords, lo-fi synths and brass… Read more »

Posted on June 17th, 2016

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“I thought she said she liked me but it didn’t make much sense. Her English was the Queen’s but her kiss was perfect French Got that Netherlands bravery but it’s not good for the patience She said she’d take me to the cellar but I think she meant the basement.” Whether they realised it or… Read more »

Posted on June 16th, 2016

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‘Operator (He Doesn’t Call Me)’ from Lapsley’s debut Long Way Home already has a laid-back disco swing to it. DJ Koze’s version of the track beefs up the track’s club dynamics and stretches it out over 10 minutes of lush disco. Check out the extended disco remix of the track as aired on Annie Mac… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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Three years on from the release of Monochrome, the debut album from Ross Turner and Cian Murphy as I Am The Cosmos and the presence of its analogue synthesizer dance music in my regular listening has never diminished. Where Monochrome was inspired by a single song from the Japanese band Mariah, a band who have… Read more »

Posted on June 14th, 2016

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