Watch: Gemma Dunleavy invites us into her Dublin in video for ‘I was Never Young But I’m Not Old Yet’

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Dublin-based electronic producer and songwriter Gemma Dunleavy has taken a brief respite from her recent flurry of releases and features as well as a Boiler Room appearance to bring us I Was Never Young But I’m Not Old Yet,  an audio-visual art piece. Landing somewhere between beat poetry and ambient, musically speaking, the overtly political phrasing… Read more »

5 new albums you should hear this week: Jorja Smith, Lykke Li, Snail Mail, Serpentwithfeet and Matt Maltese

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Jorja Smith Lost & Found 21-year-old R&B artist Jorja Smiths’s debut release Lost & Found is a stunning collection of material which covers the artist’s… Read more »

Ross From Friends announces September Button Factory show

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Having signed to Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label, Ross From Friends released one of the absolute best EPs of 2018 so far with Aphelion EP.  Now the British producer has announced a live show in the Button Factory on September 21st. The show will feature material from RFF’s forthcoming debut album Family Portrait, due out on… Read more »

NCH unveil lineup for 2018/19 Perspectives series featuring Philip Glass, Lisa Hannigan, stargaze & more

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Today the National Concert Hall have released the full schedule for their 2018/19 Perspectives series. The lineup features a two day residency from legendary modernist composer Philip Glass. Glass will be performing the famous ‘Music In 12 Parts’ during his first performance and the KOYAANSQATSI Soundtrack during his second night. Lisa Hannigan will be performing… Read more »

5 new albums you should hear this week: Pusha T, Father John Misty, Natalie Prass, Kanye West and Oneohtrix Point Never

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Pusha T – Daytona  Pusha T had taken a leave of absence from music over the past few years, opting instead to focus on his… Read more »

7 new albums you should hear: Arctic Monkeys, Beach House, Paul Alwright, Slow Skies, Cloud, Simian Mobile Disco, Half Waif

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino The sixth album from the Arctic Monkeys has been met with equal doses of praise and condemnation…. Read more »

6 new albums you should hear: Leon Bridges, Jon Hopkins, Rival Consoles, Iceage, Janelle Monáe, DJ Koze

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Leon Bridges – Good Thing The Fort Worth Texas soul singer Leon Bridges’ long awaited second album Good Thing has finally hit the airwaves, to… Read more »

Win a pair of tickets to this year’s Sea Sessions

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This year marks the ten year anniversary for Bundoran. Co Donegal’s very own Sea Sessions. To celebrate, we’re giving away two pairs of weekend tickets to readers of the site. Over the past decade, Sea Sessions has established itself as one of Ireland’s premier music and surf festivals. Taking place directly on the beautiful Bundoran beach,… Read more »

Saint Sister announce Autumn Irish tour including Olympia gig

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Irish folk duo Saint Sister have been very busy as of late. The group are promoting their new single ‘Twin Peaks’, coming out this Friday, which you’ll hear later this week. This single is taken from their forthcoming debut album, due to be released in the Autumn. The group have also announced a coinciding Irish… Read more »

Irish producer Phare releases dreamy house remix of AE Mak’s ‘I Walk’

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Irish DJ and producer Phare has teamed up with AE Mak to release a remix of their recent single ‘I Walk’. The track combines the already surreal sound design of the original track with a house-infused transcendental instrumental, complete with glittering high-hats and some superb cut up vocal samples. Think Röyksopp meets remix artists like… Read more »

Vermont folk singer Sam Amidon announces Irish dates

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Having released a new collaborative EP 3 Songs For J/H  with Sam Gendel in March of this year, experimental folk artist Sam Amidon has just announced a string of Irish live dates in time for the summer. Beginning at the Baltimore fiddle fair in Co.Cork on the 13th of May and ending in Dolans Limerick on… Read more »