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The King Has Two Horse's Ears

The Kildare musician leaps into contemporary pop-tinted folk.

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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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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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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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Listen to the latest Nialler9 TXFM show

Listen links to the show featuring tracks from Father John Misty, Jamie xx, Not Squares, Lindstrøm & Todd Terje...

As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. Part One Songs played Hot Chip – ‘Huarache Lights’ Lindstrøm & Todd Terje – ‘Lanzarote’ Jape – ‘Absolutely Animals’ Not Squares – ‘Oops Said Hi’ All Tvvins – ‘Thank You’ Alabama Shakes – ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ Django Django – ‘First Light’… Read more »

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The Hard Ground – ‘Pucker’

A beaut from the Cork band's forthcoming album Triptych.

Cork-band The Hard Ground have released some quality music over three EPs in the last year under their Triptych project. The last of the three EPs is released, alongside a compendium album of all EPs on Friday April 10th. ‘Pucker’ is a song from the final EP, is a beaut; with Marlene Enright’s vocal dominating… Read more »

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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 »