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Perfume Genius‘ comeback song ‘Queen’ is a comeback and a retort also to the latent homophobia that still persists in modern society and that Hadreas feels is a type of “gay panic” when people see him on the street. “No family is safe as I sashay” goes the chorus of the song which has a… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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Caribou @ Body & Soul 2014 by Colm Moore

Maybe the tune of the summer festivals, ‘Can’t Do Without You’ by Caribou now has a DJ-friendly extended mix. If you’re at Longitude this weekend, there’s a very good chance this will get dropped at the TXFM DJ stage on Sunday. The extended version is available as a limited edition 12″ ( buy links below)… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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The last we heard of the former singer of Golden Silvers, Gwilym Gold, he had utlitised a new format for music playback called Bronze for his Tender Metal album which subtly changed the arrangements of the songs for each listen. He’s back with a new single out now called ‘Muscle’, like the release’s artwork, it’s… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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Shabazz-Palaces

Between ‘They Come In Gold’ and ‘CAKE’ from Shabazz Palaces‘ forthcoming Lese Majesty album, the pair have given us some futuristic boom bap to trail the release. Track two, ‘Forerunner Foray’, part of the first of seven suites on the album, is more reliant on atmosphere and production as synth notes ping in the distance,… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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In the video for ‘Oh My Days’, a song from Bantum’s Legion featuring Eimear O’Donovan, a luchador Ruairi Lynch toils through the daily grind of breakfast, travel and work in order to make it to the release: live music performed sans mask, free and in the moment. The video is by by The Umbrella Collective… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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After a series of EPs which have explored electronic music driven by synthesizers, contemplative vocals and varying instrumentation Donegal’s Keith Mannion as SlowPlaceLikeHome has an album called Romolo on the way on Bluestack Records. Mannion says his music is inspired by his South Donegal and Atlantic North West surroundings and the album certainly has touches… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2014

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It’s good that SZA’s ‘Julia’ to get a second shot at publicity, it is easily her most-accessible song so far. Taken from her Z LP on Top Dawg Entertainment. The somewhat moody video by by Rodney Passé has an outro entitled ‘Tenderly’ not featured on any release so far. SZA also had a song called… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2014

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Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Death From Above 1979 – ‘Trainwreck 1979′ The Toronto dance-punk duo return with a new single and album The Physical World, their second, ten years after their debut You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine. 2. Jessie Ware – ‘Tough Love’ (Cyril Hahn remix) Jessie Ware’s comeback single ‘Tough Love’ is proof… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Here’s last night’s show… Listen: Hour One Listen: Hour Two Hour One Death From Above 1979 –  ‘Trainwreck 1979′ Royal Blood  - ‘Figure… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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