This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. AE Mak- Glow AE Mak have become known for their energetic live performances that incorporate visuals and dance, mediums that enhance their bright style of music. ‘Glow’ is influenced by the emotions that surround arguing with those… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Johnny Climax – Mood Dublin-based artist Jonny Climax takes influences from traditional and contemporary hip-hop and R’n’B. This track sounds like a class hip-hop anthem, one that triggers powerful nostalgic ’90s vibes. 2. O Emperor- Make It… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Majia Sofia – Flowers Galway singer-songwriter Majia Sofia’s new track bears a more joyous and poppy tone to her previous releases, despite dealing with issues such as trauma and violence. This is also the first track that… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. 1. Young Fathers – In My View Young Fathers seem immune anyone outside their clique, operating as a gang who were more interested in offering genuine healing through music that crosses rap, gospel and lo-fi sonics. ‘In My View’ is another idiosyncratic… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. 1. David Byrne – Everybody’s Coming To My House As suggested last week, David Byrne will release his first solo album since 2004 on March 9th and it’s called American Utopia. He has made albums with Eno, St. Vincent and Karl Hyde,… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Wyvern Lingo – Snow II This track from the Wicklow trio has melodic and vocal similarities to that of Hiatus Kaiyote, with a soothing mix of bass synths and soft drum beats, written in response to the… Read more »

Posted on November 29th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Yaeji – Raingurl A bass-heavy banging club track from New York City and Seoul-based producer Kathy Yaeji Lee off her new EP2, which kicks off with bilingual Korean and English vocals. 2. Khruangbin – Maria Tambié Texas… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Bitch Falcon- Of Heart Bitch Falcon give us their new track ‘Of Heart’, a Nialler9 favourite. Fans will recognise this one as a stand out from live shows giving a slow dirge of rock that creeps across… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2017

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Two years on from their last release, Sligo house duo Brame & Hamo are back with a new EP – Trants. The Berlin-based producers have previously released on labels like Dirt Crew and Heist but here, they are self-releasing on their own label. Trants, say it out loud with an Irish accent and it sounds… Read more »

Posted on November 13th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Kestine ft Outsider YP – Heartache Coming from a religious background, Cork based rapper Kestine has brought a gospel music appreciation into his own style of rap. Here he teams up with Outsider YP on their new… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2017

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Grizzly Bear announced their long-awaited new album is out in August 19th and is called Painted Ruins. As well as revealing new song – ‘Mourning Sound’ the band also announced a world tour starting in Dublin’s Vicar Street on October 5th. See all dates here. Tickets priced €32 go on sale Wednesday 24th May at… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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Artwork: Donough O’Malley/The Public House for Nialler9. Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday April 22nd  There are the usual list of exclusive once-off releases that may feature in the shops. Here’s a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and below you’ll find the special events and… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2017

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The American rock songwriter Ryan Adams will play an Irish tour in September taking in Belfast, Cork and Dublin. 08 Sept. Ulster Hall: Tickets from £35 incl. Booking fee. 09 Sept. Cork Opera House: Tickets from €44.05 incl. Booking fee. 11 Sept. Olympia: Tickets from €40.05 incl. Booking fee and restoration levy. 12 Sept. Olympia:… Read more »

Posted on February 24th, 2017

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The ninth IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards were held last night in their HQ and it featured live sets from Soulé, Jafaris and Overhead, The Albatross. The awards, voted by IMRO members, who are bands, artists and songwriters were given out as follows: The award for National Live Music Venue of the… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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