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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Here’s what I played last night. Part One | Part Two. Part one PG Goes Dance/ Fort Romeau – P.I.C.T.U.R.E NAO – Bad Blood Bonzai – Doses HAELOS – Dust Quilt – Roller Sjowgren – Drifty Jaakko Eino Kalevi feat. Farao – Everything… Read more »

Posted on January 8th, 2016

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The shortlist for the Choice Music Prize, the annual Irish Album Of The Year prize has just been announced on Today FM. Here are the 10 albums picked by judges (see below). Girl Band – Holding Hands With Jamie Ham Sandwich – Stories From The Surface Gavin James – Bitter Pill Jape – This Chemical… Read more »

Posted on January 6th, 2016

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Yesterday morning, Coachella confirmed LCD Soundsystem were playing its festival, after LCD Soundsystem released a song at Christmas. Later in the evening, James Murphy explained why the band were playing gigs again but went further to say that this isn’t a victory lap”, there will be more gigs around the world, it’s not a reunion… Read more »

Posted on January 6th, 2016

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As someone who spends an inordinate amount of my life seeking out new music and writing about it, it can feel a bit redundant to listicle your daily enterprise. However, I understand that you, dear dear reader, do not have that luxury, so here for you, are 20 new and recently arrived bands (and a… Read more »

Posted on January 4th, 2016

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Best of 2015: Albums | Songs | Videos | Readers’ Albums | Readers’ Songs Readers’ Gigs, Clubs & DJs | Your Intl. albums & songs | Top 10 Lists | Nialler’s Irish choices Here is my final playlist of the year and one that is the most fun and most painstaking to put together. This… Read more »

Posted on December 24th, 2015

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Best of 2015: Albums | Songs | Videos | Readers’ Albums | Readers’ Songs Readers’ Gigs, Clubs & DJs | Your Intl. albums & songs | Top 10 Lists | Nialler’s Irish choices In association with: Readers’ best Irish albums of the year 25. Evvol – Eternalism 24. Glen Hansard – Didn’t He Ramble 23…. Read more »

Posted on December 22nd, 2015

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Best of 2015: Albums | Songs | Readers’ Albums | Videos | Readers’ Songs Readers’ Gigs, Clubs & DJs | Top 10 Lists | Nialler’s Irish choices Readers’ Top 25 Irish songs of 2015 Girl Band – Paul Jape – Séance Of Light Pleasure Beach – Go Bicep – Just Villagers – Hot Scary Summer… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2015

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Simon Roche is a resident DJ at Lumo Club, the monthly night we started recently. He’s also DJing in the Odessa tonight alongside myself, Kelly-Anne and more. Here are his top 10 tracks of the year as part of the Best of 2015 series. Sufjan Stevens – Should Have Known Better A heartbreaker from a… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2015

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Ruth Kavanagh is a resident DJ at Mother Club, which happens in the basement of Copper Alley every Saturday night. Here are her top 10 tracks of the year, in no particular order, as part of the Best of 2015 series. 01. The Revenge – Stay A While Taken from Graeme Clark’s first full length… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2015

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