Recommended Albums & Releases

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The Bug
Angels & Devils

Dancehall atmospherics and agitation in two parts.

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The Derevolutions
2014

Surf / indie / pop / rap / psychedelic / garage / bright

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Joe Goddard
Endless Love EP

The Hot Chip man's solo material keeps growing in club music stature.

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FKA Twigs
LP1

The seven stages of FKA twigs: An intimate and uneasy portrait of a real human.

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Sleep Thieves
You Want The Night

Review: The Dublin band's second album is a band rejuvenated by new possibilities.

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SlowPlaceLikeHome
Romola

Listen to the Donegal artist's dream synth shoegaze pop debut.

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Jeremih
N.O.M.A. mixtape

A mixtape of material that won't appear on next month's album.

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Adebisi Shank
This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank

The whizz-bang of flag waving exuberance is now on Spotify.

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Shabazz Palaces
Lese Majesty

A cosmic sonic ride to the far side.

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I Heart The Monster Hero
Rhythm & Pals

A frantic lo-fi pop-soaked mark on the Irish indie scene.

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Blooms
If EP

Louise Cunnane and Darragh Nolan's debut ambient R&B electronic EP is out now.

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Orlando Volcano
Nice To Meet You EP

A colourful, nuanced and emotive EP of music from the former Orquesta producer.

Features & Premieres

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Premiere: Cove – ‘Love & Work’ (video)

Watch Steve MacD & Greg Corcoran's video for the Tipperary alternative three-piece band.

Cove made an impression at Hard Working Class Heroes last year. The band’s new single ‘Love & Work’, a shimmering digital falsetto-laden electronic rock track has a music video produced & directed by Steve MacD & Greg Corcoran which utilises an impressive array of effects and lights to illuminate the song. The track is taken… Read more »

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Album of the week: FKA twigs – LP1

The seven stages of FKA twigs: An intimate and uneasy portrait of a real human.

Tahliah Barnett wanted to be a dancer. After begging her mother, she finally went to dance college, where she felt nothing substantial. She danced in big pop videos for Jessie J and Ed Sheeran but she realised it was music was the source of her desire so she became the musician, twigs and later, FKA… Read more »

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Premiere: SlowPlaceLikeHome’s debut album Romola

Listen to the Donegal artist's dream synth shoegaze pop debut.

For his debut album South Donegal’s Keith Mannion aka SlowPlaceLikeHome has moved on from the overwhelming electronically generated feel of a series of EPs to a more live recording sound. Where Mannion’s music was progressing in a reflective electronic soundscapes, Romola (a nod to George Eliot’s novel?), his debut LP is a more direct collection… Read more »

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Latest Radio Show

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Listen to last night’s Nialler9 TXFM show

Two hours of music from The Knife, Aphex Twin, Sinkane, Run The Jewels, Clu, Tricky, Rustie & more.

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen live on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site, as per below. The show starts six minutes in, right after the news in each hour. Last night’s show was heavy on The Knife because CRAI. HOUR ONE Listen: Hour… Read more »