weekly

Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Real Lies – ‘North Circular’ Despite this song coming from a very London place and band, there are things mentioned that orbit it towards a Dublin urban environment. The Irish Times and the title (obviously there are North Circulars in both cities) give it some of our local flavour…. Read more »

Posted on July 18th, 2014

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txfm

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Here’s last night’s show, which was all Longitude artists. See also: Longitude Spotify playlist & 15 bands to see | Stage times. Listen:… Read more »

Posted on July 18th, 2014

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longitude

Longitude Festival is fast approaching this weekend in Marlay Park and while you already probably know the big draws you’re going to see whether it’s Haim, Disclosure, Ben Howard, Massive Attack, Rudimental, Hozier or Chvrches, like last year, here are my recommendations for five acts per day to see that are lesser known but equally… Read more »

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Posted on July 16th, 2014

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playlists

Check out the Irish Independent’s Insider Magazine today for this week’s Spotify playlist – Thursday’s is a Longitude special. Listen to the Spotify playlist A Tribe Called Quest – ‘Check The Rhime’ The sound of lazy summer days in the sunshine, Q-Tip and Phife Dogg go laidback to a simple beat. On point Phife. Patrice… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2014

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Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Death From Above 1979 – ‘Trainwreck 1979′ The Toronto dance-punk duo return with a new single and album The Physical World, their second, ten years after their debut You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine. 2. Jessie Ware – ‘Tough Love’ (Cyril Hahn remix) Jessie Ware’s comeback single ‘Tough Love’ is proof… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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txfm

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on 105.2FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Here’s last night’s show… Listen: Hour One Listen: Hour Two Hour One Death From Above 1979 –  ‘Trainwreck 1979′ Royal Blood  - ‘Figure… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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txfm

The Nialler9 TXFM show airs every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours. You can listen on FM, online, the TXFM app or if you missed it, on the listen back function on the site. Here’s last night’s show… Listen: Hour One Listen: Hour Two Hour One Adebisi Shank  - ‘Voodoo Vision’ Bon Iver – ‘Heavenly Father’ Nick… Read more »

Posted on July 4th, 2014

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bestofend

What follows is a list of 50 songs released so far this year that are among the most listened to, most loved, most moving and most important (to me, personally). It could easily have been 100 but if you want more there’s always the monthly playlists to delve into – January / February / March /… Read more »

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

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bobby-tank

London producer Bobby Tank emerged from his bubble with two new tracks ‘Undone’ and ‘Learn From You’ recently on a single, both of which gave off a maximalist effervescent synth glow, snatches of soulful vocals and big rushing electronic glitching crescendos. With a new album on the way featuring more song-based structures and real vocalists,… Read more »

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

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