Carlow beat producer James Strain aka Auxiliary Phoenix has hooked up with Cannibal Ox’s Vast Aire & Gentle Jones (High Elders) on a new tune called ‘Night Light’. Taken from his forthcoming EP , Power Cosmic, out later in Spring via Little L Records, the tune is a jazzy beat-focused night jam. Check out the… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

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Bad Sea, The Dublin duo who met and formed a band after talking on Tinder have dropped their second single ‘Tell Me (What I Mean)’. Continuing with their mix of throwback guitar music and pop melodies as heard on ‘Solid Air’, Ciara Thompson (CMAT) and Alan Farrell’s newest song is a charmer and arrives on… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

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‘Blood Under The Bridge’ live in Academy, Dublin 5 Feb 2017 Earlier this month, Scottish indie-rock favourites Frightened Rabbit came on a tour of Ireland and performed to enraptured audiences (they are a great live band). FR fans are the kind that like to capture a bit of the gig but really, how often do… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

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Sylk are a new Irish electronic duo who are set to release their debut EP in May. Bebhinn Mc Donnell (producer) and Taylor Doyle (vocals) introduce themselves with ‘Am I Alone’, a brooding electronic track with pitched vocals that rolls around like a cross between Massive Attack and FKA Twigs. It’s only the beginning but… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Thundercat’s Drunk album arrives on Friday and everything we’ve heard from it has a falsetto-lead yacht rock funk vibe to it. Even this track, the long-awaited collaboration between Kendrick Lamar on Thundercat’s own turf, Kendrick grabs the mic on a languid rhythm and adds some urgency and turns it into a song that sounds like… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Modern Magic is a Dublin label, DJ and promoter duo Conor Feeney & Aaron Costelloe who put on parties and release records of electronic music. For their latest release on the label, they’ve enlisted Duke Slammer, the alias of Luke Sanger (who made techno Luke’s Anger) for a four-track release of jittery electro and acid… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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A few weeks ago, Jealous Of The Birds singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton teamed up with Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail on the square-waved ‘Love Is A Crow’. As part of the EP package out Friday, The Cyclist alongside Die Hexen has remixed the track. Here’s the first listen of The Cyclist textured beat and bass-focused remix… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller has a new EP out on R&S Records in March. Judging from ‘Exostack’, it’s a return to the galactic electronic funk of 2013’s Welcome to Mikro-sektor-50. It’s from a 4-track release that will feature remixes from Kornél Kovács and Minimal Ciolence. It’s the first release from Hamill on R&S… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. Check out the regularly updated Spotify playlists. Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist or the Nialler9 New Music Weekly playlist on Spotify. Play via Youtube, Spotify, Deezer and Soundcloud: 1. Talos -‘Odyssey’ Cork man Eoin French aka Talos has popped up over the… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2017

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