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‘Time Is An Arrow’ was the first public collaboration between Diamond Dagger and Goodtime (John) as Chrystyne, a rhythmic analogue electro track as debuted back in December. The duo are back with the electronic guitar-pop of ‘Illusion’, a more understated track with a funk bounce to it. Chrystyne are offering both tracks to the first… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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Dorian Concept’s second album Joined Ends is coming in September on Ninja Tune and the first track from the Austrian’s release, ‘Draft Culture’ showcases Oliver Thomas Johnson’s peculiar brand of percussive warped electronica. The album is being described with references to “sonic geometry”, “a floating lucid dream”, “a deep trip into a synaesthetic wonderland”. ‘Draft… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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HAWK  – ‘Antidote’ / ‘Rush’

Back in February, I wrote about HAWK, a new band formed around Galway’s Julie Hawk from London. The band have a new double A side single ‘Antidote’ / Hush’ so they’ve packaged a the two songs up in one video which was directed by James Byrne. The first part of the video to ‘Antidote’ features… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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Anyone who thought ‘Hunger Of The Pine’ was an indication that alt-j were turning into a more-experimentally Miley-Cyrus-sampling direction, may want to have a listen to the second track from This Is All Yours, the band’s second album out in September. ‘Left Hand Free’ has a bluesy-rock riff of sorts that made me at first… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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I Heart The Monster Hero have been playing around Dublin for the last three years, starting with Andy Walsh’s one-man lo-fi indie synth fuzz project before extending to a band of bodies which expanded to include more psychedelic washed textures and a fuller band sound, always with a hint of pop music on the fringes…. Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on FM, 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 Adebisi Shank  - ‘Voodoo Vision’ Bon Iver – ‘Heavenly Father’ Nick… Read more »

Posted on July 4th, 2014

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After the pulverising polychromatic force that was ‘Big Unit’, Adebisi Shank have dropped another track from their This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank release out on Sargent House on August 12th. Those familiar with the band live in recent years will have heard this one, most notable for its cascading… Read more »

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

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London-based producer, DJ and remixer Holmes Price has transformed Dublin band Color//Sound’s single ‘To The Countryside’ from its folk-guitar harmonic indie-rock origins to a svelte and pulsing disco-leaning electro jam. A total muscle flexer. Free download too.

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

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Mike Smalle of Cane141 and B-Movie Lightning is back with a new collaborative project with Italian producer and musician Matteo Grassi. Where Smalle’s last project B-Movie Lightning moved in a more electronic independent pop realm, the music of this pair, who are going under the name Augustus and John, is much more electronic in focus… Read more »

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

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