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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Irish Sierra Leonean singer Sallay Matu Garnett or Loah picks her top 10. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Mura Masa & NAO – Firefly I adore the Mura Masa / NAO / Bonzai family (they share management) and this is a perfect marriage of NAO’s impossibly serene and effortless songwriting… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2017

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One half of Telephones and man behind The Locals John Mahon See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. What Does It Take To Come In First – Lordamercy & d e g o (2000 Black) Green Woods, Can't Remember But I Know, What Does It Take To Come In First by Lordamercy… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2017

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Louis Scully aka Papa Lou is a DJ and promoter of various Dublin nights including Discotekken, Telephones, The RnB Club & The Pictures. Here are his top 10 tunes of his year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Alexx A-Game – Braver (Swing Ting Smooth Edit) Alexx A-Game – Braver (Swing… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2017

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Photographer and member of The Dip DJ collective Cáit Fahey shares her top tracks of 2017. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Bong Gozling – Between The Slippage Some murky acid thundering it’s way to you from Berlin via Longford. This record technically came out late in 2016 but I had… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Graham Dolan is a veteran Galway DJ and he’s been a twice-weekly resident in the Roisin Dubh and Electric Garden & Theatre from the get go. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Leikeli47 – Miss Me This song reminds me more of peak-era Missy Elliott than any tune that Missy herself… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Eamon Harkin is one half of NYC’s renowned party Mister Saturday Night with Justin Carter. He plays the Emigrant Disco in Tengu on Friday night. Here, the Derryman shares his top 10. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Floorplan – Let The Church I’m including this track even though I played… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Louise McSharry has a new music radio show on 2FM show from Sunday to Thursday 8pm to 10pm. Here are her top 10 tracks of the year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Kendrick Lamar – Humble There’s no arguing with Kendrick Lamar’s position as the biggest rapper in the world… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections 40. Talos – Wild Alee Since appearing with ‘Tethered Bones’, an emotional electronic ballad three years ago, Cork man Eoin French aka Talos has been refining and developing that style with every release. Now,… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 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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Eve are Dublin-based female DJ collective Lauren, Micu and Jessica Eve who’ve had a big year of DJing in 2017. They picked three tunes each and one altogether to make their top ten of the year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Bicep – Kites Two tracks from this album included… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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John Barker Presenter of 98FM’s Irish music show Totally Irish, Sundays btw 9-11pm and co-creator of Press Record Now. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Moses Sumney – Doomed I discovered Moses Sumney and this track of his while perusing the line-up for this year’s Electric Picnic and fell in love… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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Top buzzer DJ, podcaster and Loose Joints co-host Sally picks her 10. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Childish Gambino – Redbone Possibly my favourite track of the year (although it’s technically a late 2016 track). It’s got it all. Glover’s falsetto hooked me instantly and its sexy groove evokes all… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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Nialler9’s Cork music correspondent and culture journalist Mike Mcgrath-Bryan picks his tracks of the year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Naive Ted & MurLi – Only the Oppressor Knows Peace Taken from Ted and friends’ ‘The Minute Particulars’ series of collaborative extended-players, ‘Only the Oppressor Knows Peace’ is as effective… Read more »

Posted on December 15th, 2017

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