My favourite songs of the past month. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Click the title of the song to see the original post. 1. Mac DeMarco – For the First Time My highlight of Primavera in a set with a naked drummer and singed body hair is also the cheeky Canadian who… Read more »

Posted on June 8th, 2017

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2017 was my third visit to Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival and my first since 2011. What has changed in that time is an increase of punters (around 35,000 each night) but also an expanded festival site at Parc del Forum. That meant more room for dance music and more room for the larger stages. And… Read more »

Posted on June 7th, 2017

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Along with our regular downstairs Lumo Club residents Simon Roche, Gavin Elsted & myself playing a mix of classics, curveballs and club tracks for dancing, Lumo’s May edition this Saturday May 27th, our twentieth, marks the 5 year passing of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys with an entire room dedicated to Beasties’ music… Read more »

Posted on May 26th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Baba Stiltz – Can’t Help It Axel Boman’s Studio Barnhaus label rising star Baba Stiltz draws together intimate sentiments and melodic dancefloor electronics. 2. Rocstrong – ‘Vibes’ The latest single in his run of… Read more »

Posted on May 25th, 2017

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The Nialler9 weekly Spotify playlist is updated every week with new music selections (and the odd timely classic). It’s designed to be a shorterm more digestable version of the The larger rolling three-month New Music Playlist,, the Irish specific playlist , my DJ chart list and the monthly best of. This week’s playlist contains new… Read more »

Posted on May 15th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Hundred Waters – Particle’ The Florida band Hundred Waters debuted the first song from their third record which they are currently finishing up as a trio. ‘Particle’ is typical of the band to meld… Read more »

Posted on May 8th, 2017

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My favourite songs of the past month. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Click the title of the song to see the original post. 1. Ships – Where We Are My rotational highlight from Precession, one of 2017’s best Irish albums. Precession by Ships 2. Mix & Fairbanks – Girls The first original… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. Nialler9 Weekly playlist 1. Ardyn – ‘Together’ The new single from English duo is produced by Tourist and has a lovely soft-rock Fleetwood Mac vibe in the chorus. One for the re-spin. 2. Jafaris – ‘If You Love… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2017

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Our monthly club night, Lumo Club is back in Yamamori Tengu, off Great Strand Street (near Hapenny Bridge) this Saturday night. Downstairs: Lumo club residents: Gav Elsted, Simon Roche and Nialler9 Upstairs: 045 Recordings One EP Launch with Cinema (Live), Phare (Live), Mix & Fairbanks and Conor Conroy. Presale tickets: available on Eventbrite now. For… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2017

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“Be the buzz you want to have.” So says EXs, the new club night starting in Button Factory tomorrow night (Saturday April 15th), in a “a two room buzz inspired by parties we weren’t born for and clubs in cities we don’t live in. The likes of Paradise, Gargage, Studio 54, Panorama Bar and the… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2017

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The Gentlemen’s Academy Disco Brunch contains is a concept that goes down easy. Hit the Drury Buildings on Sunday April 30th from 2pm to 4pm for some brunch and stick around after 4pm reinvigorated to dance to some fine tunes from the resident DJs Ghostboy, Rocky, Chewy & Gianni. It’s a concept that’s simple and… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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I’ve been listening to EL-P since the days of Rawkus Records (and subsequently famously denounced the label), since the days of SoundBombing compilations, since Cannibal Ox, since he ran Def Jux, through his solo material and of course, his crowning relationship with his cohort Killer Mike, as Run The Jewels. They have an alchemy that… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Tei Shi – ‘Justify’ From Valerie Teicher’s Friday album release Crawl Space is a minimally-lit bass and vocal track that swings with R&B and electronic verve AND sounds like Prince. As Teicher says “Justify is a kind… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2017

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Our monthly club night, Lumo is back in Yamamori Tengu, off Great Strand Street (near Hapenny Bridge) this Saturday night and we’re going with two floors of music more regularly from now on. Downstairs it’s the Lumo club residents: Gav Elsted, Simon Roche and Nialler9 while upstairs our friends Barry Gruff and Super Extra Bonus… Read more »

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

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St. Patrick’s Day is a time for celebration. Sure, we all know that. It’s also a time to have a look around and see where we’re at. Rather than rely on the usual diddlyeye that does the rounds when those with Irish heritage like to don a leprechaun hat and drink green beer, I believe… Read more »

Posted on March 16th, 2017

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