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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Friday: Dear Desert, Carriages, Participant  @  The Workman’s Club (€8) Friday: Forza presente Bottin, Adeyhawke @ Odessa Club (€10, 10pm) Friday: Primal Rising: Sissy, Faune, Chad Jackson @ The Chapel, IMMA (€10 ) Saturday: Major Problems: New Jackson, Terriers, February and Mars  @ Opium Rooms (€10,… Read more »

Posted on November 4th, 2014

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlist on Spotify | Youtube | Soundcloud The chart Tiga – ‘Bugatti’ Yumi Zouma – ‘Alena’ Tei-Shi – ‘Bassically’ Kleerup – ‘Let Me in’ Dorian Concept – ‘The Few’ Run The Jewels – ‘Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck) Ghostface Killah… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

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The sequel to one of the best rap mixtapes in recent times does what many sequels do not. It improves the dynamic between the cast, it delivers smarter, more quotable lines, it takes aim at larger targets and it adds a whole lot of bang. Run The Jewels 1 was the hardening of friendship between… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

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As featured in the Irish Independent’s Insider magazine, with bonus tracks on Spotify. Listen on Spotify Them I’m Your Witch Doctor A psychedelic fever dream from 1965. Oingo Boingo Dead Man’s Party “Walkin’ with a dead man over my shoulder / Don’t run away it’s only me.” *Closes door* The Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein It… Read more »

Posted on October 31st, 2014

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in, right after the news in each hour. Click the buttons to launch the TXFM site autoplaying links. HOUR ONE Young… Read more »

Posted on October 31st, 2014

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1. Under The Skin by Mica Levi Track: ‘Love’ This is the strongest score I’ve heard in years. Extremely impressive given it is her first foray into film composing. 2. The Wicker Man by Paul Giovanni and Magnet Track: ‘Lullaby’ Flawless film, flawless soundtrack. 3. The Shining by Wendy Carlos Track: ‘Rocky Mountains’ As far… Read more »

Posted on October 30th, 2014

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With the endless possibilities inherent in the creation of music, it’s a wonder sometimes that so many artists end up sounding all too similar, whether by influence, design, structure or imagination (and lack thereof). The Austrian autodidact multi-instrumentalist Oliver Thomas Johnson embraces a limited vision on his second Dorian Concept album. Limitations can be negative,… Read more »

Posted on October 29th, 2014

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More? See yesterday’s roundup with Tune-Yards, Ben Howard, Tweedy & Daniel Lanois. Sharon Van Etten’s latest album Are We There has seen many plaudits sent her way. She returns to Ireland to play songs from that and her discography in Whelan’s, Dublin on April 23rd. Tickets €24 plus fee on sale Friday from www.ticketmaster.ie. Hidden… Read more »

Posted on October 29th, 2014

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Watch FKA twigs new ‘Video Girl’ music video

By now, FKA twigs has established herself as a visceral artist in many respects. Musically, her album is uncompromising, her self-expression through dance unique and her vision through her visuals ticks both of those boxes. Last week, a weird dance/music/ad video thing featuring Google Glass left a widescreen impression. This week, her Kahlil Joseph-directed video… Read more »

Posted on October 29th, 2014

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