Next Wednesday, Rory Hall AKA Proper Micro NV will make his live debut at Bello Bar, at Future Proof, the first in a monthly series of new music showcases from Nialler9 and Homebeat. Also playing on the night are Come On Live Long and Buffalo Woman. Rory will be playing with a full live band… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2017

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The Bray singer and violinist Joni made a mark with the grimey bass electronica of ‘Running’ in 2015, a song which took inspiration from a sound that is more commonly associated with the UK underground. For her second single with the Feel Good Lost label, a split release with Fly High Society, with coproduction by… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2017

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There’s something truly special going on with The Blaze. It’s about time too. We were due an artist or two artists in this case, who was equally involved in the visual as well as the music and The Blaze feels one of the most complete and cinematic examples of that yet. The French producers and… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2017

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Ailbhe Reddy was the winner of the IMRO Other Room public vote for Other Voices and that meant she got to be featured on the show and play a set in the back on An Chonair in Dingle. Reddy is a rising talent so the win caught her at a good time, having recently sold… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2017

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Back in 2010, Meljoann released an album of wonky electronic pop that she called ‘electro skwee funk’. A once-off 2014 album as Scout Hardcastle not withstanding and that’s all we had from the Irish musician, til now. Not much has changed on the surface, on this self-proclaimed ‘self-leak’ rather than release, Meljoann’s jerky electronic rhythms… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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Every now and again, the Dublin five-piece band Fiction Peaks pop up with a song that sometimes sounds a bit indie, a bit country or a bit electronic. They have released three EPs to date with another just released today. While they’ve been active since 2013, they are getting around to releasing a debut album… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. 3 New Music flavours: All song added in the past week: Nialler9 Weekly. The larger three-month New Music Playlist. New Irish Music Playlist Check out the regularly updated Spotify playlists. 1. Veronica Fusaro – ‘Pluto’ I can’t decide if Veronica Fusaro’s vocal likeness… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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The Mayo pianist and composer Conor Walsh passed away this time last year. The musician passed too soon at a young age, and a year on, it’s still hard to believe such a talent is gone. Still, Conor left music unheard that he was working on when he passed, which will soon see the light… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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Dancing With The Stars is definitely not my buzz at all but delighted to see Cork’s Lyra build on her recent success with placements on Teen Wolf and Striking Out (I was lead music supervisor on that) and Shazam and iTunes chart placements. She appeared on the show to sing ‘Emerald’ backed with some epic… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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