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Ceol Ar An Imeall will be back on TV screens from Thursday April 7th for its seventh season on TG4. The Irish-language-based music television show is one of the few remaining shows aimed at a youth audience interested in new and alternative music. This season new presenters Cian Ó Ciobhain and Eithne Shortall have taken… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Friday/Saturday: Reverberation Weekend @ The Grand Social Saturday: Musictown: Bottlenote & the Irish Film Institute presents Sound of Silents (2pm) Cancelled due to health reasons: Saturday: Solar Bears, Sunken Foal, MMoths DJ @ Whelan’s (€14) Saturday: Sinead White aka White_Mice, Katie Laffan @ Unitarian Church (€11) How to enter free entry comps –… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2016

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Out To Lunch is a monthly party which takes place in Yamamori Tengu. For their August summer party they’ll be doing two days in the venue from mid-day across the whole spot. Lined up for the weekender are Ben UFO, Damien Lynch, Steve Davis (yeah, the Oneohtrix Point Never-loving snooker-player), Mr Ties, Mark Ernestus, Traxx, Peggy… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2016

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sleaford

As part of their autumn tour, Nottingham minimal punks Sleaford Mods have been announced for dates in Vicar Street, Dublin (Thursday 20 October, €22.90+) and Mandela Hall, Belfast (Friday 21 October , £TBC). The news was delivered with a pragmatic message: “After a bit of a rest (sort of) the Sleaford mean machine once again… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2016

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My favourite songs of the past month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlists below on Spotify and Soundcloud. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Cassius – ‘Action’ feat. Mike D & Cat Power Hundred Waters – ‘Show Me Love’ (Skrillex remix feat. Chance The Rapper, Robin Hannibal and Moses Sumney) Kendrick Lamar… Read more »

Posted on April 1st, 2016

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txfm

The Nialler9 radio show airs live every Thursday night from 10pm to Midnight on 105.2FM TXFM. TXFM will close some time this year but the show continues until further notice. Like this website, it’s a new music show featuring myself presenting my favourite tunes. Listen: Part One | Part Two. Part One Girl Band – Pears For… Read more »

Posted on April 1st, 2016

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Short and to the point is how the Dublin band Fangclub are keeping things with their debut single ‘Bullethead’. There’s no denying the Nirvana-style credentials on the track from the North Co. Dublin band’s song which lasts just two minutes, but leaves a bludgeoning presence all the same. Fangclub are the punk and grunge-loving songwriter/guitarist… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2016

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The management at 105.2 TXFM did not apply to renew the radio station’s 10 year licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) so it will therefore cease broadcasting on October 26th at the latest. The BAI website posted a licensing update about it today for the Music-driven (Alternative Rock) Sound Broadcasting Service that confirmed… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2016

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Body&Soul have announced their second round of acts today to add to a lineup that includes Santigold, St. Germain, Mercury Rev, Wolf Parade, Floating Points and more. Heading to the Summer Solstice music, arts and culture festival in Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath from June 17 – 19th are: The Gloaming Hudson Mohawke Neon Indian Gold… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2016

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