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 »

Features & Premieres

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Best of 2014: Readers’ favourite Irish albums

Your 50 favourite Irish releases of the year...

In association with For the ninth year, I’ve handed the mic over to you guys to see what Irish albums made you move or moved you. This year 92 individual albums voted for and if you want to see the top 50, it’s at the end. But here’s a focus on the top 25 Irish… Read more »

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Colm K’s top 10 tracks of the year

The Cork DJ's soulful selection of songs of 2014.

Cork DJ Colm K is known for his considered sets of soul and house music as well as his own electronic productions. A former RBMA attendee, Kenefick is working away on new music for next year and DJ-wise, you can find him at residencies at Sunday TImes and So What! in Gulpd Cafe, Cork. Here… Read more »

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Cian Ó Cíobháin’s top 10 tracks of the year

The Galway DJ and broadcaster's tunes of 2014.

Cian Ó Cíobháin is the man behind the long-running An Taobh Tuathail radio show on RnaG every Monday to Friday from 10pm to midnight. His Galway club night with Cyril Briscoe 110th Street just turned sweet sixteen.  The dude is also available for weddings. As for the show, there will be two ATT Christmas specials broadcast on… Read more »