A few weeks ago, Jealous Of The Birds singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton teamed up with Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail on the square-waved ‘Love Is A Crow’. As part of the EP package out Friday, The Cyclist alongside Die Hexen has remixed the track. Here’s the first listen of The Cyclist textured beat and bass-focused remix… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller has a new EP out on R&S Records in March. Judging from ‘Exostack’, it’s a return to the galactic electronic funk of 2013’s Welcome to Mikro-sektor-50. It’s from a 4-track release that will feature remixes from Kornél Kovács and Minimal Ciolence. It’s the first release from Hamill on R&S… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2017

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Cork man Eoin French aka Talos has popped up over the last couple of years with a series of fine singles that pitched his music as beautiful electronic ballads. ‘Odyssey’ is the new single, from his forthcoming debut album Wild Alee, out on April 21st. It’s a beautiful and brittle modern electronic ballad, produced by… Read more »

Posted on February 17th, 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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Dublin producer Mel Keane aka Melly has just released the Low Pressure EP on Jheri Tracks, All-City’s sublabel, featuring four tracks of high-quality electronic music. The highlight is the superbly titled ‘Doof Doof’ that leads things off with a percussive tech-house number that has dub-delay samples and pinging notes while ‘Quatre Life Crisis’ kicks off… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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Soulwax continue their run of releasing mega records by others (or themselves listed as others) with their latest on the Dee Wee label. Bolis Popul seems to be a legit person, an alias of a member of Hong Kong Dong. Bolis Pupul was one of the first names initially released on the label last year… Read more »

Posted on January 30th, 2017

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While David Kitt has a new solo album on the way, which he previewed on January 1st to fans, he is also very much active in the field of electronic music as New Jackson. His work as NJ has always been informed by his experience, his record-collecting, his love of synths and electronic music as… Read more »

Posted on January 29th, 2017

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Upcoming Nialler9 DJ gigs: Feb 4: Alexis Taylor Prince Tribute, Mix & Fairbanks @ Button Factory, Dublin Feb 17: The Redneck Manifesto @ Roisin Dubh, Galway Feb 18: Lumo Club @ Tengu, Dublin Listen to the Nialler9 DJ Chart on Spotify. 1. Wino Wagon  – ‘Paco’s Ode’ An insane beat and production from the Absolutely Wino… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail released a fine debut album inspired by a home piano last year. Naomi Hamilton AKA Jealous Of The Birds released an underappreciated album of alt, indie pop and folk. On ‘Love Is A Crow’, a square-waved rhythm forms the foundation for a collaboration that takes in beat poetry and Hamilton’s… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard is to released a new solo album on April 21st called Electric Lines. As an effective producer, remixer, vocalist, collaborator and musician, Goddard says he keen to “show the paths through electronic music that my listening has taken over the years..” “I tried really hard to make it as strong and… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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Underneath The Orange Tree present a new Dublin label focusing on edits drops its first release on February 17th. The Orange Tree Edits white label’s first release is from Jimmy Rouge and both tracks are Afrobeat edits. ‘Pembe’ is muscular bass house-tinged Afro funk while ‘Fo Ya’ is brushed up funk and afro disco. Underneath… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2017

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Migration, the sixth album from Simon Green AKA Bonobo reaches new heights in his already distinguished discography by being his best record yet. Building on 2013’s The North Borders and live shows which saw a cast of 12 musicians bringing his downbeat and ambient electronica to life, Migration manages to conjur up a nomadic sense… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2017

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Mixhell are a Brazilian electro duo Iggor Cavalera and Laima Leyton, who recently teamed up with Mutado Pintado (Paranoid London) and Joe Goddard on the Crocodile Boots EP after some jam sessions post-DJing in 2015. Now Soulwax have remixed the track which was recently trailed in their Beats 1 2×2 show, and comes on a… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2017

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Brad Weber will be familiar to some of you in the way that you’ll have seen him on-stage pounding the skins at Caribou live shows. The Ontario’s own music is released under the name Pick A Piper and a new album Distance arrives on March 3rd, influenced by his travels. A bewitching slow-rave travelogue of… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2017

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