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Every now and again, Dublin duo Deadbots pop up to remind us how good is to have them around. In honour of David Bowie, the electro pair have given us an edit of Bowie and Pat Metheny Group’s ‘This Is Not America’ and it’s another reminder. Track is a free download too. ‘This Is Not… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2016

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Looking for more new music? Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. Updated weekly. Hit the last page for the Soundcloud playlist. 1. Katharine Philippa Bieber 4 Bieber songs in one from the Belfast lady. Katharine Philippa is one of my favourite Irish artists and one of the most talented I’ve seen play live…. Read more »

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

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Limerick band Bleeding Heart Pigeons have been gearing up for a debut long-playing release for a few years. Unlikely as it may be, with long songs about school shootings with non-commercial appeal, the young trio, Michael Keating (vocals and guitar), Brendan McInerney (drums and backing vocals) and Cathal Histon (synthesizers, sampling and backing vocals) are… Read more »

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

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PJ Harvey has returned with news of her ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, on April 15th through Island Records. Recorded in London’s Somerset House, the album was visited in a living exhibition called Recording in Progress where museum visitors could watch Harvey and producers Flood and John Parish make the album through… Read more »

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

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Stephen Wilkinson, who makes music under the name Bibio, has long had a place in my musical heart for his endeavours. His 2009 Ambulance Avenue album is one I constantly return to. As happens with artists and fans, we drifted apart a bit but I always found something to like on each successive album. Recently,… Read more »

Posted on January 21st, 2016

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After ‘Groove Boy’ and ‘Do It Right’, Belfast duo New Portals have posted a superb alt-pop song called ‘Skyline’. Ruth & Mike Aicken’s have been dropping promising electronic pop for a while now and ‘Skyline’ is another indication of their one-to-watch status. It was produced by Matt Weir & Peter McCauley. More to come from… Read more »

Posted on January 21st, 2016

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Mmoths is gearing up to release his first full-length debut album on March 11th called Luneworks through the labels Because Music/OYAE. in the time since appearing, Newbridge man Jack Colleran’s music has grown in texture and maturity. It feels like the right time for him to release an album after a few years of exploration…. Read more »

Posted on January 21st, 2016

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Four Tet dropped two new songs yesterday, an A-side and a B-side from two different 12″ releases on his own label Text. Both tracks are collaborations, one with Designer and one with Champion. The latter is my favourite of the two, an exotic rhythm with what sounds like Grimes on vocals. The tracks are making… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2016

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Kildare producer Peter Fleming aka Cinema has a five-track album coming next month called A Night Train to Budapest. He’s shown his talents making electronic music with a string of songs and newest track ‘Time Traveller’ from his album is no different, showcasing his full-bodied percussive electronic rhythms with some guitar licks in tow.

Posted on January 19th, 2016

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