Recommended Albums & Releases

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The King Has Two Horse's Ears

The Kildare musician leaps into contemporary pop-tinted folk.


Cal Folger Day
Adornament EP

The release is a fine introduction to this American Dublin-based talent.


Wax Stag

Second album from UK producer is a lesson in the importance of limitations.


Sunken Foal
Friday Syndrome Volume 3

Friday evening excursions into an electronic ether.


Father John Misty
I Love You, Honeybear

A marquee album about love and cynicism.


All We Are
All We Are

Brazil, Norway & Ireland combine for some slinky guitar pop.


No Monster Club
People Are Weird

Bobby Aherne's best album so far, filled with fun bright indie pop songs.


Jonnie Common
Trapped In Amber

An eclectic endearing album from a wry Scottish realist.


Jessica Pratt
On Your Own Love Again

The San Fran folk singer's second album is awash with a dreamy eeriness.



A considered album of filmic analogue-inspired textured music.

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This Chemical Sea

Richie Egan's fifth album is a collection of serene electronic songcraft.


Surface Tension

God Knows and mynameisjOhn's secret weapon releases his own EP of boom bap rap.

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Listen to the latest Nialler9 TXFM show

Listen links to the show featuring tracks from Father John Misty, Jamie xx, Not Squares, Lindstrøm & Todd Terje...

As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. Part One Songs played Hot Chip – ‘Huarache Lights’ Lindstrøm & Todd Terje – ‘Lanzarote’ Jape – ‘Absolutely Animals’ Not Squares – ‘Oops Said Hi’ All Tvvins – ‘Thank You’ Alabama Shakes – ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ Django Django – ‘First Light’… Read more »

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The Hard Ground – ‘Pucker’

A beaut from the Cork band's forthcoming album Triptych.

Cork-band The Hard Ground have released some quality music over three EPs in the last year under their Triptych project. The last of the three EPs is released, alongside a compendium album of all EPs on Friday April 10th. ‘Pucker’ is a song from the final EP, is a beaut; with Marlene Enright’s vocal dominating… Read more »


Premiere listen: Subplots’ new album Autumning

A considered album of filmic analogue-inspired textured music.

Last year, Subplots returned as a core duo of Phil Boughton and Daryl Chaney with two new songs, their first since the band’s debut album Night Cycles over five years ago. Today, I have a first listen to the band’s second album Autumning, a nine-track collection of considered music that takes in electronic textures, razor-thin… Read more »

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Nialler9’s top 100 songs of 2014

My personal favourites of the year with a Spotify playlist.

Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Here’s my favourite list of the year to do: my songs of 2014 All I ask is that if you discover something through it, leave me a comment below and let me know. Listen on Spotify… Read more »