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There isn’t going to be any more new Beastie Boys music unless we get some version of Hot Sauce Committee Part One. As a longtime Beasties fan, I’m not sure that has really sunk in yet. But it’s where we’re at. Apart from the odd collaboration like Mike D on Cassius’ ‘Action’ (he also recently… Read more »

Posted on November 18th, 2016

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Dublin producer Jamal Sul who goes under the name Moving Still dropped this impressive mix of his own productions showcasing his work in a number of different electronic moods for wherethetimegoes. Tracklist (i) Within Me (ii) Remember (iii) Drop It (iv) Sirius (v) Falling In (vi)The Jifri (vii) Bottle (viii)I Love You Not much info… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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Some sunshine on a wet Dublin day. Ahmed Gallab’s Sinkane project which gave us 2014’s album highlight Mean Love has news of a followup. Life & Livin’ It is out in February 10th on City Slang. Lead single ‘U’Huh’ is a positive slice of William Onyeabor-esque African-leaning pop music with the lyrics “We’re all gonna… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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Here’s a selection of Irish music picked for its greatness, for their ability to excite and sooth, songs from Irish artists that deserve to be heard more, to be championed, to be loved and supported. If you like what you hear, support the artist by going to a gig or buying a release direct from… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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Colm K is an stalwart of the Cork music scene as a DJ and producer. Having participated in RBMA in 2003, Colm’s reputation seems to have grown with each passing year. He is a Sunday Times resident, a festival regular, has remixed Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, released music on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label, guested on Rinse… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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Three years on from The Notas’ second EP, it turns out the Dublin band had not laid their instruments to rest. Formed from members whose families are from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, France and Ireland, the alternative band went relatively quiet. It looks like they were living in London the last while. Now, they’ve resurfaced with… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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Tiga’s ‘3 Rules’ is a snarky club jam from the Canadian’s recent album No Fantasy Required. I play it out a lot and it can mess with people in a nice way through the lyrics (“never dance with your hands up”) and the silent stop. After the announcement yesterday of new music from Soulwax, the… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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Long active producer and DJ Mick Donohoe, better known as T-Woc, will release a full-length album called Sentinelas this Friday, on Belfast’s Rudimentary Records. The album was conceived when Donohoe, who is a lover of dub and Latin sounds, went to Brazil in 2014, where he bought a load of records in a Sao Paulo… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2016

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Galway artist Laoise Ní Nualláin came to my attention with a downbeat electro pop cover of Nirvana’s Come As You Are earlier this year. Laoise’s debut EP Halfway is coming in January and ‘You’ the first single ‘You’ mixes Laoise’s flighty vocals with a brooding electronic pop low-end and touches of R&B and pop. Ní… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2016

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