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Please enjoy my hour-long mix of tunes from artists playing Electric Picnic this weekend as first broadcast on TXFM last night. Take it with you in the car to Stradbally! Here are the Electric Picnic stage times and My Spotify playlist with a track from each act playing.. Nialler9 Electric Picnic mixtape Hundred Waters – ‘Show Me… Read more »

Posted on September 4th, 2015

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Just a few weeks on from ‘Paul’, Girl Band are here to freak out your Thursday with a new video by serial collaborator Bob Gallagher for ‘Pears For Lunch’ from the band’s forthcoming LP Holding Hands With Jamie (25th September, Rough Trade). “In a way the Pears video continues a theme from ‘Paul’, the idea… Read more »

Posted on September 3rd, 2015

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It’s a fast-moving world dear readers, and music is moving faster than many artforms. Each day brings more gold for us to put in our ears. Which is great for us but it sometimes feels things get missed or forgotten about much quicker than before. Which when it comes from the transportive new album from… Read more »

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

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Meltybrains? took a left and right turn with ‘The Vine’ the polychromatic tropical recent single that sounded like it was born in the Caribbean rather than Dublin. “It’s glad to define the fine line of rudiments & the forgotten necessity of the vine,” the song nonsensically goes, but who cares when the song is this… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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The new music playlist is also available on Spotify and Apple Music. Updated weekly. New music chart Percussions – ‘Digital Arpeggios‘ Roots Manuva – ‘One Thing’ Jamie xx – ‘Loud Places’ (John Talabot remix) Sharer – ‘Body Tonight’ Transviolet – ‘Bloodstream’ Petite Noir – ‘MDR’ Beach House – ‘Space Song’ Floating Points – ‘Silhouette Parts I-III’ Autre… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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Dublin/Sao Paolo-based Mick T-Woc has a long-established interest in dub, reggae and electronic music and his latest release on his new label TnT Records takes it back to a format close to my heart and those first two genres – the 7″ record. ‘Hiding In Plain Sight’ / ‘Hiding Dub’ features the Irish/Malay singer Aminah… Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2015

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Los Angeles’ Transviolet have followed up the excellent ‘Girls Your Age’ with ‘Bloodstream’, a more-direct desire hit of pop melodies and electronic beat ambiance. The band had this to say of the track: “Being in love is knowing someone could completely destroy you. It’s a reckless vulnerability.” US Tour Dates (with Mikky Ekko)  Thurs… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2015

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Four Tet has turned his remix brain to Chvrches‘ recent single from second album Every Open Eye,, out on September 25th. Hebden’s 7-minute remix of the track has some of his signature unfurling melodic and effects to it. The first three minutes is spent building the track before the vocals are heard for the first… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2015

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The remixes you’ve heard on radio and mixes over the last while of Loud Places are about to be released by Young Turks digitally Friday including those previously heard John Talabot and Barnt remixes, as well as ones from Tessela, Herbert and Special Request. Get it here it digitally with the vinyl version coming in… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2015

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