Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson

Every month, MAP (Music Alliance Pact) asks 37 music bloggers across the world (now including Switzerland’s 78s) to share a track from their home country that they think you should hear. MAP was featured in The Guardian last month. Ireland is represented in April by Belfast’s Yes Cadets. Let the 37 song global mixtape begin….. Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2010

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The chart this week consists of 10 of my favourite tunes right now including a hypnotic song from 18-year old bedroom producer based in Galway Oisin Hughes, awesome remixes by Dan Deacon and Chris Clark of Owen Pallet and HEALTH respectively and new songs from Samiyam, The Black Keys, Aloe Blacc and Delorean. The Black… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2010

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Every month, MAP (Music Alliance Pact) asks 36 music bloggers across the world to share a track from their home country that they think you should hear. Ireland is represented this month by The Cast of Cheers. ARGENTINA: Zonaindie Modular – Femme Fatale Listening to Modular’s music is like a journey back to a time… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2010

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This weekly chart consists of 10 of my favourite tunes right now including remixes by Caribou of Oh No Ono, Four Tet of Pantha Du Prince, Astronomer of Glasser and Mount Kimbie of Foals. It jsut worked out that way this week. Also, nods to the new brilliant Gorillaz album, Cults, Tanlines, The National, Solar… Read more »

Posted on March 12th, 2010

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With too many promo emails coming through each day, it can be hard to give due coverage to everything I’d like to feature. Here are some songs I’ve been sent which deserve more of your time and mine. This time around featuring Flying Lotus, Penguin Prison, The Ambience Affair, The Radio Depart, Padraig McCauley, Lucky… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2010

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Born Ruffians Say it

This weekly chart consists of ten of my favourite tunes right now including a new track from Born Ruffians’ new album, Frightened Rabbit, a new Girls B-Side cover, The Morning Benders, Aloe Blacc featuring El Michels Affair, Humanzi, The Rednecks and two remixes of Ireland’s best new band The Cast of Cheers. Don’t forget tonight’s… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2010

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A list of recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. Yeasayer (somehow pictured) is the big gig for me this week. Some great lineups from Wednesday’s Haiti Fundraiser to the Young Hearts Run Free BYOB gig on Saturday to the NME Awards show on Sunday. Loreana is putting on an interesting… Read more »

Posted on February 16th, 2010

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This weekly chart consists of ten of my favourite tunes right now including a some fine instrumental electronica from Monk Fly and The Boog-A-Loo Crew, the new MGMT-esque single from Baby Monster on BigStereo records, remixes of Massive Attack and UGK, new Reverse Engineering (remember them?) and new tunes from Warp’s Gonjasufi and the intriguing… Read more »

Posted on February 11th, 2010

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With between 50-100 promo emails coming through each day, it can be hard to give due coverage to everything I’d like to feature. Here are some songs I’ve been sent which deserve more of your time and mine. A 19 year-old dude from Indiana named Joseph Denny who makes music under the name of Spirit… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2010

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This weekly chart consists of ten of favourite tunes right now including a killer Ellie Goulding remix from Penguin Prison, a Stones Throw gem from Madlib and Strong Arm Steady, a web-only Erykah Badu track, a Delphic remix and a cut each from new releases from These New Puritans’, Four Tet, Yeasayer, Joanna Newsom, Hot… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2010

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This week taking in new tracks from Cold Cave, the Tricky meets South Rakkas Crew remix album, Ellie Goulding, Nancy Elizabeth, Final Fantasy’s Heartland, Anti-pop Consortium and a few other most played tracks. Let’s go: Tricky meets South Rakkas Crew – Bacative – Remix album Blakroc feat. Mos Def – Ain’t Nothing Like You Ellie… Read more »

Posted on December 3rd, 2009

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Every month, MAP (Music Alliance Pact) asks 34 music bloggers across the world to share a track from their home country that they think you should hear. This month’s Irish track is from Newbridge heroes Band on an Island who were great supporting SEBP on Friday night. ARGENTINA: Zonaindie Entre Ríos – Frontera Finally we… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2009

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