Having been around a few years now as an active project, Conan Wynne and Anna Doran’s joint music project Contour is now releasing a full-length. The pair’s musical dynamics are typically textured electronic music released over EPs and once-off tracks, with Wynne’s varied production drawing influence from disparate genres from jazz, funk, drum and bass… Read more »

Posted on October 26th, 2017

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Loose Joints is a podcast where we talk to a guest and play music they like new and old. True to the name, the podcast features a loose collection of tunes, tied together by very little logic, just like our chats. Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon are your hosts. For our return to our regular studio… Read more »

Posted on October 26th, 2017

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Franz Ferdinand have returned. The arch Scottish rock band will release a new album called Always Ascending on February 9th next year on long -standing label Domino. It’ll be their first in five years since Right Thoughts, 2013’s Right Words, Right Action. The band have also announced an extensive world tour with two Irish dates… Read more »

Posted on October 25th, 2017

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Stephen Shannon and Cillian McDonnell were formerly of the band Halfset but in recent times, they’ve recalibrated themselves and the friends of 20 plus years have been make electronic music as Mount Alaska. that is reminiscent of Moderat and Burial on three previous singles. Their fourth track on Language Recordings arrives shortly before their set… Read more »

Posted on October 25th, 2017

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Tipperary singer Molly Sterling, is a 19 year-old who has been trekking her own creative path for a number of years and it feels like it’s now finding a place of resonance. Her latest single ‘Plan Static’ is a piano-lead ballad based wholly in reality and all its flaws, that has intimacy in its construction… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2017

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The new Dublin band Little One featured here earlier this year with a “post/indie” tag and an M.O that has their music shared among various singers like Faustina Finnerty (Pockets), and Catherine Smyth (Vernon Jane & Farrah Elle) among the singers. The followup to ‘L/0’ continues the atmospheric guitar pop sound with ‘The Habit’ a… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Tribal Dance – Flongo Math rock makes a return to the Irish music scene! Tribal Dance reminds me of all the Richter Collective gigs, the music of Not Squares and Cap Pas Cap that had a big… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 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. Fever Ray – To The Moon And Back After some teasing of her first new music in 9 years earlier this week, Karin Dreijer formerly of The Knife has returned to her solo Fever… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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After some teasing of her first new music in 9 years earlier this week, Karin Dreijer formerly of The Knife has returned to her solo Fever Ray project. Far from the somewhat disturbing visual we saw yesterday teasing the song, ‘To The Moon And Back’ is the closest thing we’ve had to The Knife since… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Soulé’s ‘What Do You Know’ dropped a few short weeks ago and has racked up 600k plays on Spotify in a five weeks. Now, she slays it in a video that echoes the song’s period of celebrating being away from a toxic relationship. Soulé keeps it lit on her own. Good to see a Repeal… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Bad Bones emerged as one of the highlights from Hard Working Class Heroes festival this year but anyone who has caught her dancer-featuring live show or her considered audio-visual releases since Sal Stapleton started the project will be aware of the producer’s unique vision. Following the release of newest single ‘You’, Sal turned the song… Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2017

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When the producer SOPHIE first appeared, her work heralded a new sensibility of ultra-hyper future-bass pop music that skidded and drifted beyond the normal lines. It was divisive but it was also prescient. A new generation of makers from PC Music and Iglooghost embraced the sonic chaos while Sophie was subsumed more by the mainstream…. Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. King Krule – The Ooz Archy Marshall’s guttural vowel-swallowing voice has been the biggest draw across nearly all his work a King Krule, Zoo Kid,… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2017

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Some notable TV music broadcasts from the last day? LCD performed ‘Tonite’ on Jimmy Kimmel’s show from New York: Jools Holland had a notable lineup this week with Grizzly Bear, SZA, King Krule and Wolf Alice among the performers. The Ooz-loving songwriter slimed his way through ‘Dum Surfer’ live from Jools: SZA did ‘Normal Girl’… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2017

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Come On Live Long’s singer Robert Ardiff released his debut solo EP in February 2016. The release offered the songwriter a different avenue from COLL’s sound of atmospheric and textured music as heard on their recent album. Ardiff has since completed a debut album Between The Bed and Room which will be out next month,… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2017

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