Dublin alternative 4-piece Delorentos will play 4 intimate Irish shows in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick in April. They are set to release a new single  ‘In Darkness We Feel Our Way’ – featuring Richie Egan of Jape is to drop very soon. Tickets go on sale this Friday November 17th from Ticketmaster.ie Dates include: Tuesday April 3rd @… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2017

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Dublin-based singer-songwriter Paddy Hanna has released a new track ‘Mario Lanza’ off his forthcoming album set to be released next year. The song is very upbeat and joyful with an underlining sorrowful tone as it reflects his emotions relating to a illness that left his father in a coma for two weeks. My Father, not… Read more »

Posted on November 14th, 2017

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Golden Discs are to open a new shop this Saturday 17th June, at 34 Cruises Street in Limerick. The chains cites it as “(continuing) the unprecedented expansion of Golden Discs”, after the launches of The Vinyl Lounge in Cork and their new flagship in Dundrum Town Centre. That adds to Steamboat’s recent addition to Limerick,… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2017

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Limerick music retailers Steamboat Music opened their new superstore on the city’s Steamboat Quay over the weekend, complete with ribbon-cutting ceremony. Having opened record operations last year, Steamboat’s move to a new showroom moves its longstanding instrument shop and its nascent record business together to one location. Stocking a mixture of independent and major label… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2017

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As an introduction for a Limerick band, the song ‘City Of Culture’ is an apt title. The city’s mantle got off to a shaky start but largely was perceived as a success by the end of 2014. It’s hard to tell what side of the fence, Niall Clancy (vocals/bass), Aaron Duff (guitars) and Paul Cosgrave… Read more »

Posted on June 9th, 2015

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Windings asked two producers to remix tracks from this year’s split LP with Land Lovers and the results that came back are available now as a free download but more importantly, are very worth your ear time. Carlow’s Auxiliary Phoenix turned ‘Bladerubber’ into something that sounds more like Radiohead in atmosphere while Limerick’s Naive Ted… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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Prima Volta is a special music weekender taking place from October 3rd to 5th in Limerick in conjunction with the  Limerick City of Culture 2014. Put together by the promoters, musicians and producers of the city, the weekender will feature showcases of electronic labels, DJs and producers, along with  screenings. The likes of Ninja Tune’s Illum… Read more »

Posted on September 19th, 2014

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After their impressive EP of bass-heavy hip-hop last year in collaboration with Graeme S, Limerick-based producer MynameisjOhn and the Shannon-based rapper God Knows got together to make an album. As they describe it, “a Zimbabwean Christian and an Irish pagan sit down with a pot of tea” with the expressed interest of changing the game…. Read more »

Posted on June 5th, 2014

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Limerick band Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters are now known as simply Fox Jaw, who have been around quite a while making music that was normally quite gruff bluesy-tinged rock music. Their new single ‘Kerosene’ however, is up a level from what’s gone before, rather than grind out in a low register, the song’s dynamics go… Read more »

Posted on January 21st, 2014

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The New Year’s Eve gig announcements are upon us so if you decided to go out on the night here’s what’s on offer so far. Email guide@nialler9.com if you’re got a suitable event around the country to add to this. For non-music events hit up Visit Dublin for a guide. On December 30th, there’s also… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2013

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Sisters are a new alt-rock band consisting of Andrew (drums), Aoife (bass/vocals) and Niall (guitar/vocals) from Limerick now based in London who have been working with Irish and London-based producer and recording engineer Alalal, Al O’Connor, who has worked with Mark Ronson, Paul Epworth, and Bruno Mars. They’ve been together since July 2012 and have… Read more »

Posted on November 29th, 2013

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The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening this Friday night. Here’s a roundup of all the recommended musical events happening. Free unless stated otherwise.  More to be added throughout the week. Full programme plus iPhone / Android apps. 

Posted on September 17th, 2013

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The name Bleeding Heart Pigeons was a bit of a misnomer for me. It was actually a UK booker who I chatted to at HWCH who recommended them to me. You may have heard them via different means, as they recently supported Little Green Cars in Whelan’s. The name immediately conjured up an image of… Read more »

Posted on November 28th, 2012

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