The Dublin beatmaker Plant Food dropped a fine EP of Brainfeeder-style beats late last year, that suggests a talent yet to be fully explored. Meanwhile, Ganiyu TLG is an Athy, Kildare-based emcee and member of MASSAI313 hip-hop society whose music has moved between rap, grime, electronic and dance music, trying out different styles (more heard below)… Read more »

Posted on January 4th, 2017

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On January 1st, Brian Eno released his latest excursion into ambient music – Reflection. The 54-minute album continues a long line of work in which the composer has been toiling since 1975’s Discreet Music, having single-handedly popularised the idea of ‘ambient music’. While the term has been co-opted by many other artists, none of them… Read more »

Posted on January 4th, 2017

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The London three-piece London Grammar released their debut album If You Wait and the band were a big success. People reacted to their songs, even if live, they still felt, a little under-rehearsed, a little close to a student band, who hadn’t yet graduated to match their recorded productions. For their new song ‘Rooting For… Read more »

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

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David Kitt released his first album in in his own name in in eight years on New Year’s Day . His seventh album The Nightsaver came out in 2009. Yous is an understated record, a singer-songwriter record in the vein of his early work. He is accompanied mostly by guitar and the violin and voice… Read more »

Posted on January 2nd, 2017

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As trailed back in November with Donal Dineen reflecting on the No Disco TV show and the lack of current outlets for music not of a mainstream disposition, for music of a high-grade artistic disposition. It promised a new kind of show and that show debuted on Christmas Eve on Facebook. Made with Myles O’Reilly… Read more »

Posted on January 2nd, 2017

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Eve are a Dublin-based female DJ collective host all-female parties of electronic music in the city, increasing the presence of women in an all too male-dominated scene. Lauren, Micu and Jessica Eve are three Dublin DJs who are throwing good parties under the Eve name and they picked three tunes each and one all together… Read more »

Posted on December 30th, 2016

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Colm K is a Cork DJ and producer who is among our best. He has a love of soul, house and jazz music, he’s a former RBMA attendee, a regular at Sunday Times parties in Cork and monthly radio shows on NTS. Here’s his latest release. is known for his considered sets of soul and… Read more »

Posted on December 30th, 2016

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Phil Boyle aka Ghostboy is a DJ resident at Mother in Dublin and a producer and remixer. Catch him on NYE at Mother’s Femme Ball. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Underworld – If Rah It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that a new Underworld… Read more »

Posted on December 30th, 2016

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