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Dundalk’s T.P.M. first came to us via a street performance of their song ‘All The Boys On The Dole’ which subsequently received a great video and recorded treatment. Where that song from Charles and Andrew Hendy was a bit like a Specials track, their new one, ‘Eat That Curry’ is a more laidback breezy (windy?)… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2016

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Hvmmingbyrd are a Dublin band that recently reappeared as a duo and a new sound with the atmospheric alt-pop song ‘Out Of My Head’. Suzette Das & Deborah Byrne’s new song pushes them further down that new road with a beautifully-executed song which was produced by the band and Aisling Jarvis. It will feature on… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2016

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Known for his work as one half of ambient shoegaze band Lyttet, Kildare man Peadar Kearney has recently been flexing up those club muscles with his new projects Phare. I recently debuted ‘Up’ from the project and here we have ‘Monday’ which goes harder again. You can catch Phare live during the day part of… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2016

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If you’re like me, you’re currently obsessing over the Netflix TV show Stranger Things and its mix of ET, The Goonies, Pan’s Labyrinth, Close Encounters, Stand By Me, Silent Hill and Super 8. Stephen King meets Steven Spielberg meets Guillermo Del Toro. While the four kids are the big stars of the show, the music… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2016

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Bren McGillicuddy is a Dublin producer who is about to release his debut release. The Join With Gold EP features “hypnotic repetition, contrasting textures and moods that veer from unsettling to soothing”. McGillicuddy has a background in music composition, sound engineering and mastering engineering, a job which requires attention to minute detail of which the… Read more »

Posted on July 20th, 2016

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The Dublin band Swords have a new album due this winter called Tidal Waves and after hearing their new track ‘Betty Machete’, I’m super excited about hearing more of it. Diane Anglim (vocals & piano), Jarlath Canning (bass, guitars & synth) and Ian Frawley (drums) have been working with Karl Odlum on the followup to… Read more »

Posted on July 20th, 2016

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Kelsey Lu is a North Carolinian cellist and singer/songwriter who has just released an EP (Church) of orchestrally-arranged ambient folk music on True Panther. Comparisons to Alice Coltrane and Bat For Lashes, Lu’s music leans into the avant-garde spectrum yet she has collaborated with artists in the field of pop and R&B like Blood Orange,… Read more »

Posted on July 19th, 2016

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Follow the Nialler9 New Music playlist on Spotify. This week’s additions include new songs from Body Language, Alunageorge, Banks, Roisin Murphy, Trim, Darkstar and Fonkynson. Check out the Songs of the week Soundcloud playlist. 1. Talos – ‘Your Love Is An Island’ The Cork musician drops a lush new song. Cork man Eoin French has… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2016

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One of the best things I saw at Iceland Airwaves, and last year in general, was the 16 strong female rap group Reykjavíkurdætur (Daughters of Reykjavik) from Iceland. The girls crowdfunded a debut album with t-shirt extras and all and now, it’s out for all to hear via Spotify. It’s mostly in Icelandic but one… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2016

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