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Last year, Adrian Crowley quietly released a collaborative album with Scottish folk singer James Yorkston. Staying with the label that released that album, Chemikal Underground, Crowley is due to release a new solo album Some Blue Morning on November 7th, his first since I See Three Birds Flying. The title track suggests that it’s going… Read more »

Posted on October 1st, 2014

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Dublin-based Aussie Liza Flume is due to follow up her debut EP of looped folk music with something a little different. A progression of her sound has been informed by the last year or so of playing live with her loop pedal and guitar. Now taking in electronic instrumentation and working with producer Brian Dillon,… Read more »

Posted on October 1st, 2014

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Arca’s ‘Thievery’ track is one that gets under your skin. For the video for the song from his Xen album out October 31st here, there is loads of skin on display, as a naked digitised dancer writhes convincingly enough to reality to fool your brain into thinking you’re watching something real and explicit. There are… Read more »

Posted on September 30th, 2014

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When someone has a reputation and a mystique as strong as Richard D James it can be hard to separate the music from his mantle as one of the main innovators in modern electronica. Taking 13 years off releasing as Aphex Twin is one way to do it to some degree though the Analord series… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2014

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On Monday, I introduced you to new music from Voids. If you weren’t familiar with the Galway duo before, ‘Begin’ is a good intro. I described it as having “a coldwave atmosphere, icy vocals juxtapose against warm bass notes (bass guitar is the band’s primary instrument) over six unfolding minutes.” Today, the titular EP is… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2014

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in, right after the news in each hour. HOUR ONE Adebisi Shank  – ‘Big Unit’ Kendrick Lamar – ‘i’ God Knows +… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2014

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Despite a constant tour for Post-Tropical, James Vincent McMorrow has still found time to give us new music and videos. Today, he’s announced that the album will receive a deluxe version release on November 10th which will previously unreleased material including ‘When I Leave’, remixes and live solo recordings. One of those songs, ‘You Know’,… Read more »

Posted on September 25th, 2014

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Right, your band have won a Mercury, you book a big arena tour (they play O3 Arena in Dublin on Saturday), you have a sanctioned Miley Cyrus sample in the bag. What do you do next? Use the first album as a formula? Collaborate with Iggy Azalea? Get 2Chainz on a guest verse? No, you strip… Read more »

Posted on September 25th, 2014

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