Erica Cody is a Dublin singer/songwriter and producer who has been writing songs since she was seven-years-old. Now 20 and studying at BIMM Dublin, Cody is emerging as one of the new generation of soulful R&B singers coming up in the Irish scene, as seen at Hard Working Class Heroes last year. ‘Addicted’ is Cody’s… Read more »

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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As indicated earlier this year, via some re-emerging activity, the Swedish band Little Dragon are due to release a new album this year and have an extensive U.S. tour with Glass Animals and Goldlink lined up along with Coachella. They debuted the chill and billowy song ‘High’ accompanied by an exotic video by Ossian Melin.

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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Ever had one of those potential relationships that were heading towards the friend zone, that you were just DONE with the pretence? Thundercat knows the feeling. When you can he’s looking at the screen waiting for you to hang up? He’s rather be playing Mortal Kombat. And please, stop calling after 2am. ‘Friend Zone’ was… Read more »

Posted on February 14th, 2017

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In typical cyclical fashion, that ’90s R&B sound we all discovered through Atlantic 252 and later, (if you were lucky to have a satellite dish a home), The Lick with Trevor Nelson is making its way back into the charts. Starting back in 2013 with AlunaGeorge’s cover of Montell Jordan’s ‘This Is How We Do… Read more »

Posted on February 14th, 2017

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Percy Chamburuka aka Jafaris is a rapper and singer with ambition, and is part of the burgeoning new generation of hip-hop artists in Ireland. Formerly known as Profound, Jafaris is one of the most promising of the lot. He also played a bit part in the feel-good movie of 2016 – Sing Street. He’s just… Read more »

Posted on February 13th, 2017

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Yesterday, NAO was announced for Dublin’s Forbidden Fruit Festival and today, the singer has dropped a remix companion EP to last year’s debut album For All We Know. Featuring 5 reworks of songs from the album, it includes a dancehall, Autotuned version of ‘In The Morning’ from Mura Masa, A Stormzy feature on the Loxe… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Dublin singer Soulé’s debut single ‘Love No More’ made a big enough impression locally that is was this week nominated for an Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year. And it’s easy to hear why. Soulé is one of the most promising new artists in the soul, R&B and pop sphere in Ireland and… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 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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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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