Kelly-Anne Byrne is a regular DJ at festivals throughout Ireland. She’s known for her love of disco and soul, which manifests itself in a monthly club night called Burnin’ Up in The Grand Social and a nationwide show on Saturday and Sunday night on Today FM called The Beat Goes On. The Beat Goes On… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2016

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Ciara Brady is one of the newest names on Dublin’s DJ scene but quickly made her name for her selection of Disco, Funk, Groove and House music at regular nights at Toast Dublin and Neon Neon’s The Little Disco at The Academy. Check out her Mixcloud. ~You can also catch her at Lumo’s Christmas Party… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2016

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After a busy weekend last week, the city by the Lee takes an easy one before diving headlong into the holiday season. TUESDAY 13TH DECEMBER Little Green Cars @ Everyman Palace (8pm, €27) Globetrotting folk/pop act continue touring this year’s third album, Ephemera. CSN Live & Gigging @ Cyprus Avenue (9pm, €5) Part two of… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2016

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Sally Cinnamon is a Dublin-based DJ and my cohost on our newly-formed Loose Joints Podcast (Subscribe), where you may have heard some of these tracks previously. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Help Me Get There (feat. Kurt Vile) Only heard it this… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2016

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Cian Ó Cíobháin is the presenter of An Taobh Tuathail five nights a week on Radio Na Gaeltachta, he’s a DJ for 110th Street in Galway and for hire as a wedding DJ too (read my recent interview with him last year). He’s an excellent selector (but he just couldn’t limit himself to 10 this… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2016

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I’ve spent 11 years writing about and documenting Irish music, with an emphasis on Dublin, my hometown and capital city. The music scene has changed a lot in those times, not only from the industry side: with the revenue in flux, streaming music changing the landscape and a greater emphasis on the experience that can’t… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud & Spotify playlists. 1. DJ Seinfeld – ‘U’ Lo-fi house it may have been dubbed due to its pisstakey name and peers (Ross From Friends, DJ Boring)… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2016

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Ruairi Lynch makes music under the name Bantum. This year, he released his second LP Move with guest features from Loah, Rusangano Family, CC Brez, Farah Elle and Senita. He plays Cork tonight with Rusangano and Dublin on the 16th next week. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Childish Gambino… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2016

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