The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. Subscribe to the weekly Spotify playlist (1.2k subscribers) or the daily playlist (4.9k subscribers). 1. Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and Saudi – ‘X’ “Are you on ten yet?,” Kendrick asks on this Black Panther soundtrack highlight, goading and amping up… Read more »

Posted on February 13th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. AE Mak- Glow AE Mak have become known for their energetic live performances that incorporate visuals and dance, mediums that enhance their bright style of music. ‘Glow’ is influenced by the emotions that surround arguing with those… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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My favourite songs of the past month – all in one place. Listen on Spotify 1. Peggy Gou – It Makes You Forget Berlin-based Peggy Gou is a DJ and producer who has been steadily building her profile over the last couple of years. It was ‘Gou Talk’ and subsequent high-profile building DJ slots at… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Johnny Climax – Mood Dublin-based artist Jonny Climax takes influences from traditional and contemporary hip-hop and R’n’B. This track sounds like a class hip-hop anthem, one that triggers powerful nostalgic ’90s vibes. 2. O Emperor- Make It… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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My favourite songs of the past month – all in one place. Listen on Spotify 1. Yaeji – Raingurl The NYC-based Korean producer Kathy Yaeji Lee has released two EPs of house-pop music on the God Mode label (Shamir) and ‘raingurl’ is the standout in her discography so far. It’s at once – a banger,… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Majia Sofia – Flowers Galway singer-songwriter Majia Sofia’s new track bears a more joyous and poppy tone to her previous releases, despite dealing with issues such as trauma and violence. This is also the first track that… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. 1. Young Fathers – In My View Young Fathers seem immune anyone outside their clique, operating as a gang who were more interested in offering genuine healing through music that crosses rap, gospel and lo-fi sonics. ‘In My View’ is another idiosyncratic… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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It’s time to look to the future. January is all about renewal and looking forward so with that in mind here are 18 acts from around the globe who we reckon will be on your playlist rotation this year. Some you may know, but our criteria is based on picking acts you won’t see in… Read more »

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

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Lumo Club , the Nialler9 co-run club night is back this Saturday is back earlier than usual this month on Saturday night in Yamamori Tengu. It’s the Lumo residents Nialler9, Simon Roche and Gavin Elsted keeping things moving downstairs while up top we finally have the radio and DJ legend that is Cian Ó Cíobháin… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. 1. David Byrne – Everybody’s Coming To My House As suggested last week, David Byrne will release his first solo album since 2004 on March 9th and it’s called American Utopia. He has made albums with Eno, St. Vincent and Karl Hyde,… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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Irish Sierra Leonean singer Sallay Matu Garnett or Loah picks her top 10. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Mura Masa & NAO – Firefly I adore the Mura Masa / NAO / Bonzai family (they share management) and this is a perfect marriage of NAO’s impossibly serene and effortless songwriting… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2017

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One half of Telephones and man behind The Locals John Mahon See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. What Does It Take To Come In First – Lordamercy & d e g o (2000 Black) Green Woods, Can't Remember But I Know, What Does It Take To Come In First by Lordamercy… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2017

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Louis Scully aka Papa Lou is a DJ and promoter of various Dublin nights including Discotekken, Telephones, The RnB Club & The Pictures. Here are his top 10 tunes of his year. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Alexx A-Game – Braver (Swing Ting Smooth Edit) Alexx A-Game – Braver (Swing… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2017

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Photographer and member of The Dip DJ collective Cáit Fahey shares her top tracks of 2017. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Bong Gozling – Between The Slippage Some murky acid thundering it’s way to you from Berlin via Longford. This record technically came out late in 2016 but I had… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Graham Dolan is a veteran Galway DJ and he’s been a twice-weekly resident in the Roisin Dubh and Electric Garden & Theatre from the get go. See all the guest selections of 2017 so far. 1. Leikeli47 – Miss Me This song reminds me more of peak-era Missy Elliott than any tune that Missy herself… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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