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Most festivals sell themselves on that special moment, that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, the performer that will do something that you’ll remember forever that can only happen that weekend. Most festivals in Ireland take place about hour from the Red Cow though. Festivals have matured in the last 15 years. Electric Picnic/Oxegen once felt like the apex of what a… Read more »

Posted on May 14th, 2014

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Forbidden Fruit Festival is only a few weeks away when it takes over the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham on Saturday May 31st and Sunday June 1st. The music lineup looks like this so far (comedy lineup), with a bit more to be announced: Saturday: The Flaming Lips, Bell X1, Flying Lotus 3D show, Fuck Buttons, Nils… Read more »

Posted on May 12th, 2014

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Every Thursday night at 10pm, I get two hours of the airwaves on TXFM to play two hours of my favourite new and a bit of old music. Listen back to the show. Listen: Hour One Listen: Hour Two Here’s what I played: Hour 1 Fryars – ‘Cool Like Me’ Phantogram – ‘Fall In Love’… Read more »

Posted on May 12th, 2014

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Tracks of the Week playlist 1. The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’ The fourth album from The Horrors veers into baggy / shoegaze territory that doesn’t diminish their ability to create large-scale euphoric soundscapes. 2. Shamir – ‘I Know It’s A Good Thing’ A piano-soul shaker from the 19 year-old’s Las Vegas’ singer’s debut EP… Read more »

Posted on May 9th, 2014

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As featured in the Irish Independent’s Insider mag every Thursday. Spotify playlist below. This week, the Giro D’Italia, one of the most prestigious pro cycling events comes to Ireland starting in Belfast on May 9 and working its way down to Dublin on May 11. So to celebrate this majestic display of strength and endurance… Read more »

Posted on May 7th, 2014

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Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Dat Oven – ‘Icy Lake’ A weird and wonderful 9-minute tune from 1998 getting a re-release on Fade To Mind/Night Slugs after DJ Total Freedom discovered it on Youtube. Documentary backstory here. 2. Fatima Al Qadiri – ‘Shanghai Freeway’ A sino-grime influenced instrumental from Al Qadiri’s imagined China new album… Read more »

Posted on May 2nd, 2014

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Every Thursday night at 10pm, I get two hours of the airwaves on TXFM to play two hours of my favourite new and some old music. Here’s what I squeezed in last night (May 1st), including a special half-hour of hip-hip towards the end. FUN. Here’s what I played last night: Hour 1 GO WOLF… Read more »

Posted on May 2nd, 2014

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The chart: Little Dragon – ‘Paris’ Todd Terje – ‘Delorean Dynamite’ Ben Khan – ‘Savage’ Blood Orange – ‘Uncle Ace’ (Kindness remix feat Robert Owens) Ratking – ‘Canal’ Lykke Li – ‘No Rest For The Wicked’ TALA – ‘Serbia’ Sylvan Esso – ‘Play It Right’ Kelis – ‘Runnin’ (Machinedrum remix) Hundred Waters – ‘Xtalk’ Niia… Read more »

Posted on May 1st, 2014

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bestofend

As Nialler9.com is celebrating eight years in existence this month, I thought it’d be a good idea to put together a Spotify playlist of some of the best tracks of the last eight years. That task was pretty momentous so I went back to through the Best Of Lists posted every year and supplemented those… Read more »

Posted on April 30th, 2014

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