Paddy Hanna has shared new track ‘Toulouse The Kisser’ from his album Frankly, I Mutate which will be released on March 2nd. The track stays true to the unique Paddy Hanna sound on previous releases such as ‘Bad Boys’ and ‘Mario Lanza’, upbeat and joyous packed with strings and playful lyrics. “It’s a travelogue of… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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David Kitt is releasing a four-track EP titled Still Don’t Know through All City Records on 10″ vinyl and digital tomorrow. Nialler9 has the first listen of the EP. The EP precedes the physical release of his eighth studio album ‘Yous’ on the same label on March 9th. The album was released at the start… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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There’s scarcely any more need to talk up Limerick hip-hop at this stage: the efforts of the MusicGeneration crew and Unscene Music platform in the city have resulted in a generation of innovative and empowered creators doing their thing on their own terms. Rappers like Jonen Dekay, Same D4ence and producers like Co. Clare’s Mankyy… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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Dundalk singer-songwriter Shane Clark or Elephant’s latest release ‘Waiting Game Part II’ from his new album to be released later this year represents a more stripped back and emotive sound compared to his previous release ‘Time Will Tell’. The track takes us back to his earlier stripped back sound, rich in ambience throughout with lyrics… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2018

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Last year, Cian Sweeney debuted his 1000 Beasts electronic project with two songs last year ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Got This Feeling’ which established his M.O, as a producer who would be working with different singers over releases. For his first 2018 release, ‘Lord (It’s OK)’, Sweeney has teamed up with former X-Factor contestant Janet Grogan for… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2018

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21 year-old independent artist and BIMM Dublin student Rob Toal-Lennon or RTL’s new EP Much Love is a body of work built up over the past five years that depicts five definitive moments in his life. “This is an accumulation of five years of planning, writing & recording. A transition of sound/taste over five years…. Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2018

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Irish sisters Sophie and Laura O’Keeffe AKA Kudos‘ debut album Perfect is set to be released on the Beefy Music Label on May 11th. The album was written and recorded on St. Helena Island in South Africa where they have been living since 2014. The debut track off the album ‘Pass Another Glass’ is atmospheric… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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Nomadic harmony folk duo The Lost Brothers have released a video for their new track ‘Halfway Towards A Healing’ directed by Gavin Wood for the album out 26th January. “We wrote the song ‘Halfway Towards A Healing’ at the foot of Slieve Foye in Carlingford- spent a few days walking the lough and that song… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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Dublin-based independent producer and DJ Dónal Sharpson or DoubleScreen released his Wasta Wasta EP in May of last year. His new track ‘Sheikah’ off the EP bears a Bonobo-esque sound, an upbeat feel good mix of brass, playful synths, afro drum beats and catchy riffs that will set you in a happy trance. This one… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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District Magazine launched a collaboration album with all proceeds going to Pieta House. The album, released on District Recordings label is a compilation of unreleased material from 20 Irish hip-hop artists including JYellowL, This Side Up, Wastefellow, Neomadic, Rebel Phoenix, Mathman and many more. The album is available for purchase on District Magazine’s Bandcamp for… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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Three years on from the release of their debut LP, Dublin retro garage-rockers The Number Ones are back with a new four-track EP. Lead track ‘Lie To Me’ is an upbeat, catchy and playful track to set the tone for their comeback and the four tracks on the EP are brimming with retro rock goodness…. Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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A. Smyth has been producing and releasing music for over 10 years, most notably with his last band Vann Music. The pressures that surrounded these experiences of success and the impact this had on his career inspired him to write ‘Into The Darkness’ – “sacrificing the past and present in order to carve out some… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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It’s quite something to consider the body of work of Wirral-born/Cork-based troubadour Laurie Shaw. Having been doing the rounds locally for several years, the singer-songwriter’s body of work is frighteningly extensive for a man of 23, with several albums already to his considerable credit. Having already aired some of his music on UK label Sunstone… Read more »

Posted on January 4th, 2018

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Northern Irish singer-songwriter Lilla Vargen has shared a live video of ‘Hold On’, performed with Ryn Vail. The song was featured on Nialler9’s top Irish songs of 2017. The video was recorded at Attic Studios in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal directed by Brendan Canty with cinematography by Colm Hogan and Roman Bugovski.

Posted on December 20th, 2017

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2017 Best of | Best songs | Best albums | Irish albums | Irish songs | Club tracks | Guest selections 40. Talos – Wild Alee Since appearing with ‘Tethered Bones’, an emotional electronic ballad three years ago, Cork man Eoin French aka Talos has been refining and developing that style with every release. Now,… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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