Recommended Albums & Releases

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Seán Mac Erlaine
A Slender Song

Beautiful solo album from the Dublin woodwind instrumentalist and composer.

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Kiasmos
Kiasmos

Tactile neo-classical x grand minimal electronics.

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Niia
Generation Blue

Fans of Jessie Ware will dig this soulful Robin Hannibal-produced EP.

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Run The Jewels
Run The Jewels 2

El-P and Killer Mike hit their creative peak.

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Dorian Concept

A contender for electronic album of the year.

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Lethal Dialect
1988

The Dubliner's third album takes Irish rap to fresh places.

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Kindness
Otherness

Adam Bainbridge dials down the dance and escalates the emotion on album #2.

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Mr Twin Sister
Mr Twin Sister

The Long Islanders hit the reset button and find their dark disco side.

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Caribou
Our Love

Affirmative heart-on-sleeve dancefloor psychedelia.

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Aphex Twin
Syro

Richard D James reasserts his electronic mastery.

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Alt-J
This Is All Yours

One of the most sumptuous records you’ll hear this year.

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Hozier
Hozier

Darkness lies beneath that powerful new voice.

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Listen to the Nialler9 albums of 2014 special TXFM show

27 songs from 27 of my albums of the year as broadcast on TXFM.

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in,right after the news in each hour. Click the buttons to launch the TXFM site autoplaying links. Tune back in Christmas… Read more »

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Niall D’Arcy’s top 10 tracks of the year

The Somewhere? / Hidden Agenda resident's best songs of 2014.

Niall D’Arcy is a DJ you will know from residencies at Hidden Agenda at weekends and the Somewhere? club in The Workman’s  on Wednesday nights. Both club were voted top of the best club nights in last year’s poll so Niall and company are doing something right. The Newbridge, Kildare man continues to embed himself behind… Read more »

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Best of 2014: Readers’ Top 30 Irish songs

The list as chosen by you in Youtube and Spotify playlists.

Best of 2014 : Readers Irish Albums | Remixes | Videos The results of your favourite Irish songs are in.  It was a breakthrough year for a few Irish acts this year namely Hozier (duh),  The Riptide Movement, EMBRZ and God Knows + MynameisJohn. Established acts or artists who have been around a while like James… Read more »

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Sally Cinnamon’s top 10 tracks of the year

The Dublin DJ's best songs of 2014.

Sally Foran was everywhere a good party was had in 2014: from Body & Soul to Drop Everything to house parties to special events in galleries and beyond. A chief buzzer with a great record collection and knowledge, you can catch Sally’s radio show on Wednesdays at 4pm on Radiomade. Sally found it difficult to… Read more »