2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections This list of 50 tracks my most-played and most-loved songs I played out while DJing this year. Here’s to many more in 2018. If you like what you hear, there’s a DJ favourites playlist… Read more »

Posted on December 22nd, 2017

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2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections Here we are: my 100 favourite tracks of the year with a Spotify playlist. Delve deep. 100. Lanark Artefax – Touch Absence Punishing low-end and mechanical Autechre vibes from a Glasgow producer on the… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2017

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2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections That is was very very hard to stop at 75 this year is an indication of how much music is made in Ireland, how much variation in sound there is here and how there… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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Click here for Nialler9’s top 75 songs of the 2017 All of these songs either featured in the Irish music section, my regular updated Spotify playlist or my Irish Times Irish music column. 30. Abovedat – ‘Better’ Low-end thriving electronic house-pop single with pitched silky vocal from Cork’s Stevie G and Ian Ring (formerly of… Read more »

Posted on July 6th, 2017

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Here’s a more in-depth look at 20 of my 75 already-revealed songs of 2017 so far. Get them in a playlist here. 20. Maggie Rogers – ‘On + Off’ It’s a testament to Maggie Rogers’ songwriting that I considered three of the four songs from her debut EP for this. ‘On + Off’ is the… Read more »

Posted on July 5th, 2017

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So we reach the halfway mark of the year and I present to you a list of my 25 most-played and enjoyed records of the year so far. Songs to follow. 25. Sir Was – Digging A Tunnel This debut album from the Swedish musician Joel Wästberg reminds me of Caribou, Bibio and Paul White…. Read more »

Posted on June 30th, 2017

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