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10 songs you should hear right now with a playlist below… 1. Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains – ‘La Vérité’ An accessible guitar-pop psych-funk teaser for the French band’s second album Piano Ombre out in March. ‘La Vérité’ is a airy track from the album, representing the band’s gift for mixing guitar pop, funk and psych… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2014

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10 songs you should hear right now… 1. Girl Band – ‘Lawman’ One way to get people’s attention by providing a real gutbusting noisy palate cleanser to kick off the year which is what Dublin band Girl Band do here on a “a stomping, fuzzy six minutes of ballsy post-punk rock noise.” 2. A$AP NAST… Read more »

Posted on January 10th, 2014

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December was all about End of Year lists so there was still lots of music I didn’t feature on the site last month. Most of it, you’ll find below… The 30 tracks: Tev’n  - ‘Callous Heart’ Marika Hackman – ‘Cinnamon’ Sunken  Foal – ‘As Hot As Fresh Milk’ Chrystyne – ‘Time Is An Arrow’ St…. Read more »

Posted on January 3rd, 2014

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Concluding the Best of 2013 lists with your favourite Irish albums as voted in the Readers’ Poll. Thanks for another year. See also: Readers Poll: Songs / Videos, gigs and more. My lists: Albums, Songs, Remixes, Videos and Irish. All Artwork by Fatti Burke. 25. Nanu Nanu – Unit 1 Alien-pop from Laura Sheeran and… Read more »

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Posted on December 24th, 2013

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Best of 2013 continues. The results of your favourite Irish songs are in. Check the list below for direct links or hit the Spotify and Soundcloud playlists below. Artwork by Fatti Burke. Top 30 Irish songs of 2013 Hozier – ‘Take Me To Church’ James Vincent McMorrow – ‘Cavalier’ Villagers – ‘Nothing Arrived’ Le Galaxie… Read more »

Posted on December 24th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. Of all the annual Best Of Lists, top tracks is the most fun to compile. You’ll find my 100 favourite songs of the year below and playlists come in three flavours: Youtube, Spotify and Soundcloud. Capping this at 100 was hard but then that’s what the blog is for. Check out… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Nightflight DJ Lil’ Dave has been a party starter in Dublin for ten years now. His weekly radio show on Radiomade is one of the best around and showcases the man’s penchant for house, disco, electronica and funk. Nightflight’s NYE gig features live sets from Lasertom, February & Mars, Adultrock with DJs: I Am The… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. Here it is. My top 50 favourite albums of the year counting down. There’s a Spotify playlist available for it all but click down to get some context for each album from 21 to 1. Top 100 songs of the year tomorrow. Spotify Best Albums of 2013 playlist 50. Omar Souleyman… Read more »

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Posted on December 19th, 2013

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Cian Ó Cíobháin is the man behind the long-running An Taobh Tuathail radio show on RnaG every Monday to Friday at 9pm. You may have also heard his annual ATT mixes, the last of which was featured here a few weeks ago. He’s a regular DJ at Galway’s 110th Street. His show is one of the… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2013

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