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Good stuff. The xx are back in the studio they told us on Facebook and with a handwritten note today. For those of us interested in knowing what new music from the xx might sound like, have a listen to this 29-track Spotify playlist featuring music from The Velvet Underground, Solange, Young Marco, Frank Ocean,… Read more »

Posted on October 10th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from below plus Enemies, Mura Masa, Bonzai, Katie Laffan, Coldcut 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. 1. Solange… Read more »

Posted on October 7th, 2016

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Just before Electric Picnic, news reached that Salty Dog, the ship stage at the festival was planning to open a venue in Rathmines. Plans have since changed and Salty Dog are no longer in charge of the space but the venue is to open with a pirate ship inside theme under the name The Bowery… Read more »

Posted on October 7th, 2016

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Next week, Hen’s Teeth Prints, This Greedy Pig & ChoiceCuts present ‘Fantasy 12’, an artwork-focused series of events and an exhibition. The question asked of designers and record labels behind some of their favourite album covers was: “If you could release a record from any iconic artist (past or present), what would the cover look… Read more »

Posted on October 6th, 2016

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Daft Punk have form in doing things in the year that ends in 7. Alive 1997. Alive 2007. You see where this is going… A new website http://alive2017.com/ has sparked rumours that the robots are ready to announce some live dates. Zooming into the site shows a countdown timer that looks to finish on October… Read more »

Posted on October 5th, 2016

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John Kowalski and Rian Trench confirmed yesterday that the Solar Bears project has come to an end. After three albums of cinematic electronic music over three albums, 2010’s She Was Coloured In, 2013’s Supermigration and 2015’s Advancement, the band have called it a day with a final wistful track ‘Across Yesteryear’ which feels like a… Read more »

Posted on October 5th, 2016

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Loose Joints is new podcast hosted by Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon talking to people about the music they love: old and new. For our first episode, we are joined by DJ, artist and photographer Aidan Kelly. We discuss what really goes on in the DFA house, the majesty and tragedy of Amy, the return of… Read more »

Posted on October 4th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: TBA 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 body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes at 6pm… Read more »

Posted on October 4th, 2016

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Hard Working Class Heroes is upon us. The new music showcase and industry conference festival takes place this weekend in Dublin city. That means 100 bands playing over three days from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th October in 7 Dublin venues The Workman’s Club, Wigwam, The Chocolate Factory, Odessa, Tengu, The Mezz and City Hall…. Read more »

Posted on October 3rd, 2016

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