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The Jimmy Cake

Extended explorations into synth, noise, kraut, rock and ambience for the band's first album in seven years.


Albums of the month - May

17 recent releases on Spotify/Apple Music including Lianne La Havas, Mac Demarco & Tame Impala.

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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.



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Last night’s TXFM show playlist and playback

Two hours of new music: Battles, Julio Bashmore, Bicep, Kwamie Liv, LA Priest and some William Onyeabor.

My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Listen: Hour One | Hour Two  Hour one All Tvvins – Darkest Ocean Julio Bashmore – Holding On (feat. Sam Dew) LA Priest – Learning To Love I Have A Tribe – Scandinavia (Minimum Maximum gig today) Girlpool – Before The World Was… Read more »

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First Listen: The Jimmy Cake – Master

Extended explorations into synth, noise, kraut, rock and ambience for the band's first album in seven years.

Instagram, Irish Water, Marriage Equality, EDM, Jobbridge, Hozier. This is just a small list of things we did not have the last time The Jimmy Cake released an album. 2008’s Spectre & Crown was a majestic modern Irish classic, rich and textured neo-classical leaning release. In many ways, it was the opposite of what came… Read more »

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First Listen: Somadrone feat. Richie Egan – ‘Invitation’

The sumptuous new single from Neil O'Connor's fifth album Oracle.

Neil O’Connor is a prolific composer and producer. His previous Somadrone album The First Wave explored live electronic music with vintage synthesizers. For his fifth album, Oracle, to be released on September 18th, O’Connor was more inspired by the kind of music his recent listening / club night: early disco, library music and acid house… Read more »


Listening post: The Maeve label pick some defining tracks

The Drifter, Mano Le Tough & Baikal preview this Saturday's party with Talabot and New Jackson.

Maeve is a record label with a global reach but with a thoroughly Irish background. The Berlin-based enterprise is the work of Mano Le Tough, Baikal and The Drifter who are touching down with the majority of the label’s hometown this Saturday for an all-day party in District 8 with RBMA. The showcase will feature… Read more »