A followup to Hopelessness, ANOHNI’s full length album, in the form of the Paradise EP is coming out on March 17th via Rough Trade. The artist formerly known as Antony and The Johnsons, will release six songs made during those sessions with Oneohtrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke. The title song is a booming production… Read more »

Posted on January 26th, 2017

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Anderson .Paak and his band The Free Nationals performed a Nialler9-2016-favourite ‘Am I Wrong’ (and Malibu standout) on the Ellen show this week for her birthday and he brought his six-year-old son Soul on to bust some moves and it is very adorable. That Bruno Mars support slot can’t come soon enough.

Posted on January 26th, 2017

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Montauk Hotel are a new band with four members (Claudia, Shell, Aoife and Karima) making bright throwback guitar music. They’ve played a few gigs over the last few months in Dublin and ‘Black Dress’ is the band’s first single from their debut self-titled EP out March 10th. Dripping in metallic guitar vibes and early ’80s… Read more »

Posted on January 26th, 2017

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Upcoming Nialler9 DJ gigs: Feb 4: Alexis Taylor Prince Tribute, Mix & Fairbanks @ Button Factory, Dublin Feb 17: The Redneck Manifesto @ Roisin Dubh, Galway Feb 18: Lumo Club @ Tengu, Dublin Listen to the Nialler9 DJ Chart on Spotify. 1. Wino Wagon  – ‘Paco’s Ode’ An insane beat and production from the Absolutely Wino… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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On his recent comeback single, Thundercat channelled yacht rock. Now, he has gone straight to the source for the latest song from his just-announced debut album Drunk by enlisting Michael ‘Doobie Brothers’ McDonald and Kenny ‘Footloose’ Loggins for ‘Show You The Way’. Pure Yacht rock. Drunk is out on February 24th on Brainfeeder and also… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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What happened when a Norwegian girl started hanging around the Liberties after buying a horse and keeping it in a yard near Meath Street is not the most ubiquitous form of culture clash around but it is among the most charming. Norwigi is a travelling street musician who goes by the name of The Musical… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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Overcoats, that is Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell left an impression on the Dublin music scene with their harmonious folk music two summers ago. Since then, the former college roomies have been writing, recording and playing live, and now there is a debut album called Young to be released on Arts & Crafts label (home… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail released a fine debut album inspired by a home piano last year. Naomi Hamilton AKA Jealous Of The Birds released an underappreciated album of alt, indie pop and folk. On ‘Love Is A Crow’, a square-waved rhythm forms the foundation for a collaboration that takes in beat poetry and Hamilton’s… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2017

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James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘Get Low’ is a highlight of his recent album We Move. Today, Beats1’s Zane Lowe premiere a remix from Dutch producer Sander Kleinenberg that gives an already low-end heavy song, an extra kick in those frequencies. Listen here: See ‘Get Low’ performed on Jimmy Kimmel.

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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