Wyvern Lingo superb’s new song ‘I Love You Sadie’ which addresses male realness now has video. Following the Wicklow trio’s acoustic video, here’s the full music video directed, edited and animated by the very talented Louise Gaffney (also of Come On Live Long) and the very talented DOP Albert Hooi, who recently directed this great… Read more »

Posted on August 9th, 2017

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Iglooghost is a young Irish-born UK-based producer Seamus Malliagh who can’t be more than  20 years old but who already has an EP on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label. News has reached that his  heavy-beatdown atmospherics, dayglow rap beats and squiggly electronica will get a full-length release Neō Wax Bloom on the label on September 29th. After… Read more »

Posted on August 9th, 2017

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Peadar Kearney is the Kildare man behind the production moniker Phare and I’ve shared a number of his hypnotic dancefloor productions over the last year here including his recent 045 Recordings compilation track and his remix of Bantum. For the Higher EP, out next week on 045, Phare will release two originals and two remixes… Read more »

Posted on August 9th, 2017

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MF Doom has announced a new weekly single series on Adult Swim featuring music from upcoming releases that will run for 15 weeks and feature DOOM along with others. The Missing Notebook Rhymes series is described as a “notebook” of upcoming releases and singles by other artists featuring DOOM including Jay Electronica. Here’s the first… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2017

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Following the news that he had signed to Domino and the sharing of a song about the giant Irishman Charles Byrne, Seamus Fogarty has revealed a second song from his album The Curious Hand out October 6th. ‘Carlow Town’ recounts a night spent sleeping in a church in Carlow with Fogarty’s most immediate production yet… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2017

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There haven’t been many Beastie soundalikes over the years because it’s hard to recreate the magical chemistry that Mike D, Adrock and MCA had in their rhymes and production. But there’s no doubt that Brookyln group CRW$HD (CREWSHADE) are channelling the Beasties’ early to mid ’90s styles as heard on Check Your Head and Ill… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Jessie Ware – ‘Midnight’ The soul singer with a penchant for featuring on upbeat dancefloor tracks and the UK’s closest artist to a new Sadé, Jessie Ware returns to her torch-bearing soul sound with… Read more »

Posted on August 4th, 2017

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Bicep, Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson are gearing up to release their debut album on Ninja Tune next month. We’ve heard the excellent ‘Aura’ from the album and seen the tracklisting. ‘Glue’, the duo’s followup preview is a less dancefloor-focused but a shimmering slice of electronica. Bicep is out on September 1st. Bicep are at… Read more »

Posted on August 3rd, 2017

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Here’s the first offering from a new Dublin-based artist Charlotte Headon. Headon is a relatively new recording artist with three songs on Soundcloud of soulful R&B with a minimal and laidback style. Newest track ‘Hold Tight’ is the most complete of the three and features beats by ntourage. It’s got a freestyle-vibe to it and… Read more »

Posted on August 2nd, 2017

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One of my favourite new artists of the last few years, Kelela has returned with new music. ‘LMK’, which stands for “Let me Know” restablishes Kelela’s clubby R&B sound as heard on Cut 4 Me mixtape and Hallucinogen EP. It’s taken from her album Take Me Apart out on October 6th on Warp Records. ‘Rewind’… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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The presenter of long-running underground music show RnaG’s An Taobh Tuathail, Cian Ó Cíobháin has compiled a collection of music for mass consumption off the airwaves regularly over the last ten years, many of which have featured here in the past. Volume 8 of the series echoes the changes in music since its inception as… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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Bantum’s mini-album Move from last year has spawned a series of solid remixes from Mix & Fairbanks and Phare and now, Daithí is the latest producer to tackle the Cork man’s track ‘Feel Your Rhythm’ with a fresh perspective. The Clareman takes the original’s feature guests Rusangano Family and Senita (Lakerama, Shookrah) and brings some… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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Monaghan three-piece Sun.Set.Ships are an electronic live band with pop sensibilities who will follow up their debut single and EP with ‘D_lay’, which is out on Friday. The band suggest the song has elements of the xx and The Police but I reckon the track is less tied to obvious influences – moving between Balaeric… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2017

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Donal Dineen and Myles O’Reilly’s This Ain’t No Disco online music show has returned for a third episode and the 50 minute show features Brigid Mae Power, Rusangano Family, Lankum, Peter Broderick, Lisa O’Neill & RSAG. Peat and Lisa O’Neill duet on Irish traditional singer Margaret Barry’s song Factory Girl. Press play up top. First… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2017

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Last October, former Halfset members Stephen Shannon and Cillian McDonnell returned to music under the name Mount Alaska. The duo have a long-standing friendship (having met each other the week McDonnell moved to Dublin in 1994) and Mount Alaska allows the pair to indulge in a fully electronic recording process using analogue synths and equipment…. Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2017

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