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My radio show all about new music airs Thursday nights from 10pm to Midnight.

My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Here’s what I played on the most recent show. Listen: Part One | Part Two. Part One DJDS  – You Don’t Have to Be Alone Rostam – Wood White Denim – Ha Ha Ha Ha (Yeah) The Altered Hours – Saviours Flume –… Read more »

Recommended Albums & Releases

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Anderson Paak
Malibu

A bubbling R&B talent shows us some fresh soul.

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Cian Nugent
Night Fiction

The Dubliner's third album is his sharpest and most vocal yet.

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Brian Deady
Non-Fiction

The Cork singer's second album is a soul-baring leap.

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Augustus & John
Above Water Hull

The Galway electronic duo's debut full-length is a good trip.

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Elephant
Hypergiant

A first listen to the first album from bright new talent Shane Clarke.

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As If

Disco thrillers and dance-punk killers.

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Kisses
Rest In Paradise

The LA couple enlist Midnight Magic for some rhythmic disco style on third LP.

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Girl Band
Holding Hands With Jamie

The Dublin band have made the highly-strung album of the year.

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Empress Of
Me

Lorely Rodriguez's personal yet brisk electronic pop debut.

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Anderson

Album of the week from the Dubliner.

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Somadrone
Oracle

Neil O'Connor adds new textures to his fifth album release.

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Space, reverb and songs that sound like they were recorded in a cavern.

Features & Premieres

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This is not the end: Block T seeks new home for 120 members

The creative hub is leaving Smithfield but is looking for your help.

This week, news reached that Block T, an arts and culture organisation based in Smithfield has to leave their premises in the Dublin 7 area and find space for 120 members who utilise the space’s 70 studios. Their members include dozens of practioneers in design, art, fashion, visual art, painting, web developers, screenprinting, musicians, animation… Read more »

Mura Masa @ Eurosonic

7 great live bands from Eurosonic 2016

The European new music festival sets the scene for the festival bills ahead.

In its 30th year, Eurosonic Noorderslag is a new music festival held in the student town of Groningen, two hours north of Amsterdam, that has become the primary European emerging talent festival. It’s where any European band who are looking to establish contacts with booking agents, and hence, a living, on the European festival circuit,… Read more »

2016

14 New Artists To Love in 2016

Featuring All Tvvins, Kacy Hill, Kiiara, Saint Sister, Wet and more.

As someone who spends an inordinate amount of my life seeking out new music and writing about it, it can feel a bit redundant to listicle your daily enterprise. However, I understand that you, dear dear reader, do not have that luxury, so here for you, are 20 new and recently arrived bands (and a… Read more »