This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Fever Ray – To The Moon And Back After some teasing of her first new music in 9 years earlier this week, Karin Dreijer formerly of The Knife has returned to her solo Fever… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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After some teasing of her first new music in 9 years earlier this week, Karin Dreijer formerly of The Knife has returned to her solo Fever Ray project. Far from the somewhat disturbing visual we saw yesterday teasing the song, ‘To The Moon And Back’ is the closest thing we’ve had to The Knife since… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Soulé’s ‘What Do You Know’ dropped a few short weeks ago and has racked up 600k plays on Spotify in a five weeks. Now, she slays it in a video that echoes the song’s period of celebrating being away from a toxic relationship. Soulé keeps it lit on her own. Good to see a Repeal… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Bad Bones emerged as one of the highlights from Hard Working Class Heroes festival this year but anyone who has caught her dancer-featuring live show or her considered audio-visual releases since Sal Stapleton started the project will be aware of the producer’s unique vision. Following the release of newest single ‘You’, Sal turned the song… Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2017

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When the producer SOPHIE first appeared, her work heralded a new sensibility of ultra-hyper future-bass pop music that skidded and drifted beyond the normal lines. It was divisive but it was also prescient. A new generation of makers from PC Music and Iglooghost embraced the sonic chaos while Sophie was subsumed more by the mainstream…. Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. King Krule – The Ooz Archy Marshall’s guttural vowel-swallowing voice has been the biggest draw across nearly all his work a King Krule, Zoo Kid,… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2017

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Some notable TV music broadcasts from the last day? LCD performed ‘Tonite’ on Jimmy Kimmel’s show from New York: Jools Holland had a notable lineup this week with Grizzly Bear, SZA, King Krule and Wolf Alice among the performers. The Ooz-loving songwriter slimed his way through ‘Dum Surfer’ live from Jools: SZA did ‘Normal Girl’… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2017

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Come On Live Long’s singer Robert Ardiff released his debut solo EP in February 2016. The release offered the songwriter a different avenue from COLL’s sound of atmospheric and textured music as heard on their recent album. Ardiff has since completed a debut album Between The Bed and Room which will be out next month,… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2017

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After an eight-day programme of gigs and music documentaries that included Cork alt-rockers’ Hope is Noise’s 20th anniversary shenanigans, live techno outfit Bhailíu and Leeside premieres of The Truth About Irish Hip-Hop and Notes on Rave in Dublin, IndieCork Film and Music Festival last night capped off the season by presenting their third annual Music… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2017

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Slow Place Like Home, the project of Keith Mannion has morphed from bedroom electronic project to a full live band in recent years and new album When I See You…Ice Cream! is affirmation of his new inclusive ethos. The second SPLH album was still recored in Mannion’s bedroom but features vocals from Whipping Boy’s Fearghal… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2017

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Cork singer Brian Deady has released his first song since 2015’s album Non-Fiction. ‘Say When’ is a moving song of soul and gospel-leaning proportions about losing someone. Of the artwork, Deady says his mother is the inspiration: The artwork is an image of my mother Lucy’s baking tray which she’s worked hard on for most… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2017

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Diffusion Lab, the production and management house (Irish Times profile ) who have brought us Soulé and Jafaris among others have added another artist to their roster alongside Rushes, Killa Yan and AikJ. DAY_S is a 22-year- old singer-songwriter and his debut single ‘Last Night’ is a soulful slice of electronic pop with a wavy… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2017

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It’s been three and a half years since I discontinued the Nialler9 Podcast. Since then, I had a new music show on TXFM where John Caddell and Peter McPartlin gave me free reign on the FM airwaves once a week to play whatever I wanted. The station closed down this time last year and I’ve… Read more »

Posted on October 13th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Professor Rhythm – Leave Me Alone The always-reliable Awesome Tapes from Africa digs up a 1995 kwaito dance gem from South Africa’s Professor Rhythm. The label has had some great stuff in 2017 including… Read more »

Posted on October 13th, 2017

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Wyvern Lingo are having a busy week, not only have they released a new single and video while announcing their next headline show in Dublin, all below, they have also released a new remix of their previous single ‘I Love You Sadie’. The rework adds Afro dancehall pop textures to the song with production by… Read more »

Posted on October 12th, 2017

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