It was 20 years ago this week. Before they became the robots, before they became mega-selling global artists, before they were known as dance music mavericks to most, and just weeks after they released their seminal debut album Homework in 1997, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo recorded their first and only Essential mix on… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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CK is a Dublin DJ who originally put together a podcast for Bodytonic back in 2011 inspired by Daft Punk’s Homework track ‘Teachers’ in which they shout out to all the masters that came before in the fields of house and techno in particular. CK went on to expand that in a second mix that… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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DJ Skarface took beats from DJ Shadow’s discography and paired them with acapellas from Run The Jewels’ first album and it is gift. It’s a mashup that makes sense as the trio collaborated last year. RTJ3 dropped over the Christmas period too. Tracklisting Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels DJ Shadow – Napalm Brain/Scatter… Read more »

Posted on January 5th, 2017

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Each mix in the Nialler9 Mix Series features feature a theme and will be put together by some of my favourite DJs or musicians, local or international. This edition, came to me through by inbox by sometime DJ and tune enthusiast Gavin O’Sullivan. I listened, thoroughly enjoyed and decided it needed a bigger audience so… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2016

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Teki Latex’s new DJ mix 100% Radio Hits is billed as “the sound of the radio station that plays 24/7 inside my brain.” and to that end, the 2-hour mix is chock full of tunes that you’ll likely hear on the radio anywhere in the world mixed up with lesser known songs. It’s like a… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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Gavin Elsted AKA Adultrock recently put out his second Bodytonic release earlier this summer featuring Push And Pull. Last year’s release featured a remix by one half of Optimo so it makes sense then that he is supporting Optimo this Friday as part of the Bernard Shaw’s 10th Birthday celebrations alongside Mister Saturday Night, K15,… Read more »

Posted on October 11th, 2016

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Benji B’s radio show, as I often enthuse around these parts, is a regular show I try to delve into every week – taking in hip-hop, dance, electronic, house, grime and general underground club tracks. Most weeks he has a guest of some kind whether in the studio or in the mix. This week’s is… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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Krystal Klear is joined by his father Peter Lennon, who used to be Irish pirate radio broadcaster and was last in a radio studio 33 years ago. As well as playing some choice records like Misiu’s ‘All A Dream’, Steely Dan, and Gibson Brothers’ ‘Ooh What A Life’, father and son reminisce about his dad’s… Read more »

Posted on September 1st, 2016

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The Peace Pagoda is “an alternative sanctuary” at Electric Picnic in the healing area of Body&Soul at the festival featuring live ambient and electronic music, talks yoga, workshops, DJ sets and projection mapped visuals. Curated by Kevin A Freeney & Body&Soul with production by Algorithm and food by Native Spaces, it will feature sets from… Read more »

Posted on August 30th, 2016

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