banks

At this point, we’ve now heard 8 of the 14 songs on the regular version of Banks’ Goddess‘ album and it’s not out til 5th of September. At Longitude, the main stage, when compared to the last time I caught her was too big for a three-piece band (last time the band numbered five or… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2014

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The future bass pop producer Sophie, who is very much a dude, is releasing a new single ‘Lemonade’ / ‘Hard’ through Numbers on Monday. Like much of his contemporaries A.G. Cook and Hannah Diamond on PC Music, it’s a typically challenging piece of sound that hurdles itself deep into the bounciest/cheeriest noise you can imagine…. Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2014

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The new single from Ghost Estates’ ‘In Your Dreams’ ended up going from being posted here to hitting Soundcloud’s explore page and generating 85,000 listens in the process. Now, the video by Second Frame Films has arrived and is very well put together asa vehicular daydream film for the song.

Posted on July 28th, 2014

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reid

Having already teamed up with the wonderful Slow Skies for ‘Fractures’, for the title track from his Fractures EP, the Dublin-based Cork producer REID has released another cut from it this time featuring Woman’s Hour, the UK band whose recent album Conversations is a recommended release of UK R&B. This collaboration came about after REID… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2014

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weekly

Tracks of the Week playlist 1. SBTRKT – ‘New Dorp, New York’ featuring Ezra Koening The song from new album Wonder Where We Land features the Vampire Weekend frontman. Sampha, Caroline Polachek, Koreless, Raury, A$AP Ferg, Jessie Ware, Denai Moore and Warpaint will also guest. 2. Girl Band – ‘De Bom Bom’ A dissonant no-wave/garage rock… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2014

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txfm

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Listen: Hour One Listen: Hour Two Hour One SBTRKT  - ‘New Dorp. New York’ (feat. Ezra Koenig) Caribou –  ‘Can’t Do Without You’… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2014

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girl band

Clearly releasing one of the best songs this country has produced this year wasn’t enough. Girl Band have followed up their 7-minute abrasive monster with a three minute song called ‘De Bom Bom’ which revels in its slithery industrial rhythm, an effect that comes across like Daft Punk’s ‘Rollin & Scratchin’ made with fingers hurting… Read more »

Posted on July 24th, 2014

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contour

Contour’s ‘Change Your Ways’ was one of those songs that got a big reaction here in the last year. Since October, the Irish duo of Conan Wynne and Anna Doran have released some tracks on Soundcloud and videos on Youtube as well as played their first live show (last weekend in The Grand Social). For… Read more »

Posted on July 24th, 2014

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