Massive Attack’s Mezzanine is to be coded in DNA

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Trust Massive Attack to mark the 20th anniversary of their claustrophic 1998 album Mezzanine by encoding it in DNA. In a press release, the band say that Mezzanine was “the first album to be made available as a free stream from the internet using Real Audio player” (remember that?) and to mark 20 years, they… Read more »

Christine and the Queens for RDS Dublin show

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Christine and the Queens will return to Ireland for a show at the RDS Main Hall on Friday November 30th. It’s been two years since the French artist’s debut album Chaleur Humaine was released and the artist has a new album coming this year. Recently, Héloïse Letissier has been going under the name Chris with… Read more »

Action Bronson for Dublin show

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Queens Rapper and F*ck, That’s Delicious host Action Bronson is coming back to Dublin on Wednesday July 18th at The Academy this summer. Bronson’s latest album Blue Chips 7000 was released last August and F*ck, That’s Delicious is an excellent food book. Tickets €42.50 Inc. booking fee go on sale at 10am this Friday April… Read more »

Prince’s original studio demo of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ is here

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The second anniversary of Prince’s death approaches this Saturday and the Prince Estate and Warner Bros. Records have shared the original studio recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ to mark the occasion. In a video for the track recorded in 1984, six years before Sinéad O’Connor’s version was popularised as a classic in 1990, you… Read more »

Podcast #007: Prince memories, Arcade Fire in Dublin, Cardi B & more

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It’s the second anniversary of Prince’s untimely death so we talk to three big Prince fans, Ruairi Lynch (Bantum), Kelly-Anne Byrne (Today FM) and Tim O’Donovan (Buffalo Woman) about their love of the the Purple One as the second anniversary of his death approaches this Saturday, We’ll be marking the occasion at Lumo on Saturday… Read more »

Villagers, Yasiin Bey, Hercules And Love Affair, The Go! Team, David August, J Colleran & more for All Together Now

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The new festival on the summer scene, All Together Now which takes place from August 3rd to 5th at Curraghmore Estate, County Waterford has added a load of new artists in addition to its first list of acts announced in February which included Fleet Foxes, Underworld, Nils Frahm, Chaka Khan and more. Today’s adds are:… Read more »

Forbidden Fruit announce Bulmers Live Stage of all Irish artists

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Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festiva; have announced an all-Irish Bulmers Live Stage with 20 Irish acts playing across the three days at the festival at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham , with many Nialler9 favourites including: Ae Mak Ailbhe Reddy Booka Brass David Keenan Day_S Dj Deece Erica Cody Fehdah Flynn Fontaines Dc Katie Laffan King Bones… Read more »

Superorganism for Dublin headline show

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Superorganism have been announced for an indoor show at The Academy on Thursday October 18th. The band are playing Forbidden Fruit festival in June but this is their first non-festival headline show. Tickets priced €18.50 inclusive of booking fee go on sale at 10am this Friday, 13th April via Ticketmaster. Check out our interview with… Read more »

Here’s the timetable and map for It Takes A Village Festival in Trabolgan

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It Takes A Village Festival is a new festival that happens in Trabolgan Holiday Village in East Cork this weekend from Friday 13th – Sunday 15th April and as well as the likes of Young Fathers, Andrew Weatherall, Talos, Saint Sister, Lankum and more playing down there, there’s also self-catering accommodation, pool parties, an arcade,… Read more »

Arctic Monkeys for 3Arena Dublin date

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They’re back. Last week, Arctic Monkeys finally revealed that their new album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino will be released on Friday the 11th of May and today, Arctic Monkeys today have announced some gigs in arenas in the UK and Ireland. A Dublin date has been announced on September 24th with tickets priced from… Read more »