Recommended Albums & Releases

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Breifne Holohan
Eastern Passages

The Drogheda-based composer's minimal compositions calm the brain.


Tame Impala

Kevin Parker creates a wistful pysch-synth pop cosmos.


The Expert
Dynamic Drive

An instrumental solo album from the MJEX producer is here.


Four Tet

Hebden's new two-track LP would serve as a fine post-festival comedown album.


Donnie Trumpet And The Social Experiment

Chance The Rapper and an all-star cast make it big and vibrant.


Albums of the month - May

15 releases to check out from May including Shamir, SOAK, Jamie xx, Girlpool & Ebauche.


Unknown Mortal Orchestra

The true story of polyamory charges this colourful hi-fi album.


Jamie xx
In Colour

The solo album draws on the past to make its own multi-chromatic template.



The start of someone great.


Fight Like Apes
Fight Like Apes

The third Apes album of synth pop culture magic is here.


Deep In The Iris

Memorable music shrouds personal stories of abuse and relationships.

Latest Radio show


Listen to the latest Nialler9 TXFM show

Chvrches, Para One, Foals, Chemical Brothers, Major Lazer, Thundercat, Julia Holter...

My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Listen back links are incoming… Listen: Hour One | Hour Two Hour one Para One and the South African Youth Choir –  Elevation Shura – White Light Chvrches – Leave a Trace Meltybrains? – The Vine Tame Impala – Yes I’m Changing Foals – Mountain… Read more »

Features & Premieres


Castlepalooza Festival: 12 recommended bands to see (in association with Vodafone Centre Stage)

Plus a Spotify playlist.

With Castlepalooza around the corner, I’ve teamed up with Vodafone Centre Stage to give you some festival anticipation through a guide to 12 bands to see and a Spotify playlist too. There’s also a competition for tickets too so get on that. You can also catch me DJing at the festival on Saturday night. 1…. Read more »


Longitude Festival: 15 new bands to see & Spotify playlist

5 bands a day to see & a Spotify playlist for the festival.

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Spotify | Stage Times With a festival like Longitude, you probably already know who you’re going to see from the bigger names (if not: Friday: Todd Terje, SBTRKT, Metronomy, Little Dragon / Saturday: Caribou (+Daphni), Glass Animals, Jungle, Alt-J, Hud Mo, Le Galaxie / Sunday: Chemical Brothers, James Blake,… Read more »


Nialler9’s albums of 2015 so far…

The top 25 albums of my year so far along with my 15 favourite Irish records of the year.

Here are a list of my most listened and loved records of 2015 so far with Spotify playlists for overall and Irish albums of 2015. Plenty more playlists on Spotify and Soundcloud and on the site. Don’t forget: you can also catch me on 105.2 TXFM every Thursday night from 10pm to midnight. Top 25… Read more »