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Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish Albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos  Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Here are the final Readers Poll results for this year. Thanks for all your votes. Readers’ favourite Irish gigs Arcade Fire @ Marlay Park, Dublin Future Islands @ Vicar Street, Dublin Adebisi Shank @ Whelan’s, Dublin Caribou @ Vicar Street, Dublin… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2014

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Here are the first results of the Readers’ Poll showing your favourite gigs, videos, EPs, international albums and remixes of 2013. Thanks for all the votes. Albums and songs results to follow. Artwork by Fatti Burke. Readers’ favourite Irish gigs David Byrne and St. Vincent (Electric Picnic) Sigur Ros (The 02) The National (Cork, Live… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2013

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Artwork by Fatti Burke. 2013 was the year that music really maxed out on time. There was so much music about that it was hard to keep up, even just in Ireland.  Below you’ll find a list of my favourite Irish songs, albums and EPs of 2013. Keeping my choices to 30 was hard but necessary…. Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2013

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We’ve had the best EPs, remixes, videos, new artists and songs in Irish music as chosen by you (plus my own choices) but here’s the big one, the top 25 Irish albums of the year. Previous winning albums in the readers’ poll in the last six years include: Jape’s Ocean Of Frequency and Ritual, Villagers’… Read more »

Posted on December 21st, 2012

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Artwork/wallpaper by Gianni. Before I reveal the Irish albums of the year, you’ll find your choices of early artistic releases in the form of EPs, collaboration and reworking in remixes and the best visuals attached to songs in the last year in Irish music… Irish EPs of the year No Spill Blood – Street Meat… Read more »

Posted on December 20th, 2012

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The following 25 songs were voted by you dear readers (about 200 of you) so huge thanks to you lot for that. It’s an interesting cross section of what happened in Irish music this year from electronic to folk to indie to rock. There wasn’t room for rap or heavier guitar music this time around… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2012

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For the seventh year, it’s over to you to decide the Nialler9 Readers’ Poll for Irish albums, songs and more of the year. Below, you will find my own comprehensive list of Irish albums, songs, EPs, remixes and new artists who make the grade and below that I’m looking for your own choices. To sweeten… Read more »

Posted on December 13th, 2012

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