Recommended Albums & Releases

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Cal Folger Day
Adornament EP

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

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Wax Stag
II

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

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Sunken Foal
Friday Syndrome Volume 3

Friday evening excursions into an electronic ether.

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Father John Misty
I Love You, Honeybear

A marquee album about love and cynicism.

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All We Are
All We Are

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

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No Monster Club
People Are Weird

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

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Jonnie Common
Trapped In Amber

An eclectic endearing album from a wry Scottish realist.

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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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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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Listen to the latest Nialler9 TXFM show

Soundcloud and TX links to the show featuring Kendrick Lamar, Florence, Blur, Meltybrains?, Ibeyi, Action Bronson & Drake.

As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. This week’s album of the week is Wax Stag’s II, we’ve a couple of LCD DFA Records songs and new music from Florence, BLur, Ibeyi, Meltybrains?., Gengahr, Sufjan, Action Bronson and more. You can listen live on Thursdays to the show on… 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 »