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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Continuing the four part series this week, in no particular order, in which various artists, media and music fans I trust answer the question: “What are your five best new musical discoveries of the year?” Their answers were then rummaged through by me and… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2012

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newartists2

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Continuing the four part series this week, in no particular order, in which various artists, media and music fans I trust answer the question: “What are your five best new musical discoveries of the year?” Their answers were then rummaged through by me and… Read more »

Posted on November 21st, 2012

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Cian Nugent

Last year, Cian Nugent came to a lot of people’s attention with his full-length album Doubles. With just two songs at 45 minutes long, the album was no hop skip and jump easy release. It was an album of steely guitar music inspired by the American fingerstyle legend John Fahey with a spot-on full-band diversions… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2012

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niallerpollalbums

Here we are. The end of the sixth year of the Nialler9 poll. Thank you all once again for voting. We had about 100 or so votes that made up the results in songs, new artists, EPs and now, the big one – albums. Our ultimate winner has topped the poll before that doesn’t negate… Read more »

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  • Posted on December 23rd, 2011

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    Photo by Sean Conroy

    Following the recent closure of his long running Small Hours show on Today FM, Donal Dineen is currently taking a month out of broadcasting to spend some down time back at the drawing board, but watch out for collaborations with Myles O’Reilly in the new year as well as podcasts/pictures/videos/articles & Parish music on a… Read more »

    Posted on December 12th, 2011

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    donal_dineen

    All this week, we’re having guest posts from various people involved in different strands of Irish music – record shop owners, writers, bloggers, promoters, radio presenters, bands and more, telling us what Irish bands or artists they are really into right now. Donal Dineen is a Radio DJ, music curator, filmmaker and photographer. Currently presenting… Read more »

    Posted on April 21st, 2010

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