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 latest Nialler9 TXFM show

New Julio Bashmore, Wu-Tang, Azealia Banks, Chance The Rapper, George the Poet, Lyttett, Monto and more.

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Features & Premieres

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First Listen: Seán Mac Erlaine – A Slender Song

Beautiful solo album from the Dublin woodwind instrumentalist and composer.

A Slender Song, the second solo album from Seán Mac Erlaine, is a compilation of choice live improvised recordings at gigs in Ireland over four years. Across ten tracks,  Mac Erlaine moves in a slow fashion, building gasping melodies, droning lines, threadbare ambient electronics and flushes of majestic horn passages puncturing the silence (Mac Erlaine plays alto/ soprano saxophones, clarinet and… Read more »

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An afternoon @ the Web Summit’s Music stage

It wasn't just a conference for tech people, as music got its own stage on Thursday.

Despite WiFi issues that dogged the event, 2104’s Web Summit saw 22,000 people from 109 countries travel to Dublin last week to hear about the latest in tech, meet VCs and to learn about new developments, pimp their startup and to network with fellow tech heads. This year, the RDS-held event added a two day… Read more »

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Nialler9’s November & December gig highlights

A guide to the best gigs happening before the end of 2014.

Good evening Ireland, and that’s an order. Jameson have teamed up with Nialler9 in the pursuit of a great night out. So if you have no plans, read on… Here is a selection of some of the best music events happening before the end of the year, as picked by Nialler9. All Tvvins @ Whelan’s… Read more »