Disco, Funk and House DJs and producers Gary and Rob or Mix & Fairbanks who released Back To Kingston on Orange Tree Edits this year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Addison Groove – Changa Addison Groove’s ‘Changa’ is a track that I’ve been playing out a lot over the past… Read more »

Posted on December 15th, 2017

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Ciara Brady is a Disco, Funk, Groove and House DJ at The Little Disco The Academy, Pygmalion , Toast Dublin and Founder – of Citrus DJs Collective. 1. L’atelier – Helene Francoise The Dutch duo L’atelier have produced a serious hip shaking groover on The Shag Edits Vol.8 series that gets any floor moving. It’s… Read more »

Posted on December 15th, 2017

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Nialler9 writer and photography Grayce shares her top selections. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Ye Vagabonds – Wake Up It was really difficult for me to pick just one song off the Ye Vagabonds album. I’ve never experienced emotion from music like the way I felt when I first listened… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Fort Romeau – Emu II I have a feeling the original mix is going to end up on a lot of these lists so I’ll go for the more club-ready Emu II. Harder kick, straighter arrangement and no messing around while maintaining the melodic highlights… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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Claire Beck is a DJ and radio presenter (Today FM / TXFM). See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. The Black Madonna – He Is The Voice I Hear I spent the first five months of this year in East Africa, with little to no Internet access. When I got home to… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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Dublin MC Mango makes music with producer Mathman as Mango X MathMan. They’ve just released the Wheel Up EP. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Rebel Phoenix – So Clear This man’s workrate is unmatched in Irish hip-hop at the moment. He’s the rapper’s rapper of the city and is the… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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Marcus O’Laoire is a DJ, chef, comedian and all-round smiley man. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. MF Doom – Devil’s Shoestring (Cody Currie’s Re-jazz) I remember the first time I heard this track, I had a Youtube playlist on while I was flicking together some recipes and as soon as… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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Kate Brennan Harding produces Paul McLoone and Louise Duffy on Today FM. She is also a regular festival and club DJ. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Purple Disco Machine – Devil in Me When I heard this first on Kelly Anne Byrne’s show on Today FM I nearly wet myself…. Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2017

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Daire Carolan is the founder of the Dublin label First Second, A&R with Jheri Tracks, a DJ and he works with All City. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Der Opium Queen – An Evening Im Tschungel (First Second Label) Gonna start this with a slow jam and by one of… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2017

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Arveene is a DJ, producer and sneaker collector based in London with silky hair and grooves galore. Read my interview with him last year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Karizma & Marcel Vogel – Work it out Been doing playing this one since 2016 but it finally got a full… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2017

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2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections Here are my 25 favourite Irish albums from 2017 whittled down from a shortlist of 40 or so. Number 1 was a surefire since I heard it earlier this year but there were a… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2017

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Cian Ó Cíobháin is the presenter of An Taobh Tuathail five nights a week on Radio na Gaeltachta and is a sometime wedding DJ too. (read about his love for cassette tapes here ). See all the guest selections of 2017. 1. The Jimmy Cake – Tough Love Part 1 Tough Love by The Jimmy… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2017

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Gugai is the owner and promoter of Roisin Dubh in Galway. He also runs Strange Brew Rekkids and has a show on 8 Radio by the same name. DOI – Gugai manages Daithi, Paddy Hanna, Elaine Mai and Slow Place Like Home and Paddy & SPLH are out on Strange Brew Rekkids, so he definitely… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2017

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Music journalist, host of the No Encore podcast and end-of-year listicle fan. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. The Horrors – ‘Something To Remember Me By’ I still don’t know why The Horrors aren’t the biggest band in the UK and Ireland. Their journey has been fascinating to watch and enriching… Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2017

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Niall D’Arcy aka Dj Deece is one of the most in-demand DJs in Ireland. Before the end of the year, Catch him in Navan, Galway and District 8 in Dublin for New Year’s Eve. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Burnin Beat feat. Olive Masinga – Searchin’ Bit of a cheat… Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2017

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