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Jessica Pratt
On Your Own Love Again

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

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Brame & Hamo
#001

The pair are coming up with the funky house goods.

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Subplots
Autumning

A considered album of filmic analogue-inspired textured music.

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Jape
This Chemical Sea

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

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MuRli
Surface Tension

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

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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 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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Listen to the latest Nialler9 TXFM show

Debut plays from Buffalo Woman, Fort Romeau with New Jackson, Johnnie Common and Natalie Prass.

As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. This week’s album of the week is Jape’s This Chemical Sea and there’s debut plays from Buffalo Woman, Fort Romeau with New Jackson, Johnnie Common and Natalie Prass. You can listen live on Thursdays to the show on 105.2FM, online, the iOs app,… Read more »

Features & Premieres

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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 »

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Best of 2014: Readers’ favourite gigs, videos, clubs, albums & songs

Your final Best Of in the Readers' Poll.

Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Here are the final Readers Poll results for this year. Thanks for all your votes. Readers’ favourite Irish gigs Arcade Fire @ Marlay Park, Dublin Future Islands @ Vicar Street, Dublin Adebisi Shank @ Whelan’s, Dublin Caribou @ Vicar Street, Dublin… Read more »