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Niall Byrne

Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.

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Beastie Boys
We are putting on a Beastie Boys album listening night and DJ set in The Big Romance

As Nialler9 Podcast listeners will know, our latest episode is a Beastie Boys special all…

All Together Now add 50+ acts to lineup across stages

After yesterday’s announcement of The Prodigy as a headliner, ATN has added over 50 acts…

Watch: Celaviedmai, Qbanaa and Plantain Papi have fun in the music video for ‘Make Ya Go’

Celaviedmai has dropped a fun dance-filled video for the Galway rapper’s collaboration with Qbanaa and…

Desire
The best gigs in Dublin this week: May 21st – 27th

Gig Guide highlights: English Teacher, Palms Trax, Desire & Johnny Jewel, Irish Hash Mafia, Orla Gartland, Les Savvy, Fav, Party For Palestine, Yeule, Cherym, Richard Hawley, McClusky, After Eight, Rock Against Homelessness.

Rachael Lavelle
Musictown to take place at National Concert Hall this July with collaborative live shows

Musictown has announced that its programme will move to the National Concert Hall this July.…

The Prodigy
The Prodigy added as headliner for All Together Now

All Together Now has announced that The Prodigy are to headline at the festival this…

Overhead
Party For Palestine this week at Workman’s features Overhead, The Albatross; The Deadlians & more

A fundraiser for Palestine happens this Friday at Workman’s Club. The night will feature performances…

Beyond The Pale Festival add day tickets and DJs to lineup

Beyond The Pale Music & Arts has added day tickets to the Glendalough Estate festival…

Disclosure
Disclosure are DJing in a pub in Dublin this weekend

Ahead of their DJ set at Guinness Brewery’s Open-Air gig tomorrow with Kojaque, Joy Orbison…

New releases out today: Beth Gibbons, Billie Eilish, Carlos Danger, Winter Aid & more

Here’s a rundown of new releases on DSPs and physical releases in record shops this…

Beastie Boys
Nialler9 Podcast: Beastie Boys – Ill Communication

On Episode 251, Niall gets the chance to talk about one of his favourite all-time…

Cherym
Over 130 acts boycott The Great Escape Festival due to Israel-funding sponsor Barclay’s Bank

Approximately 130 acts have now pulled their performances from The Great Escape, the new music…

10 of the best Irish songs this week

Featuring Bog Band, Lil Skag, Orla Gartland, Evie, Stella And The Dreaming, Nixer, Brawni, D*mp, Pier, Fräulein.

ASIWYFA. Photo: TOM MCGEEHAN
And So I Watch You From Afar announce new album Megafauna

The Belfast post-rockers have announced their seventh album is out in August. ASIWYFA aka And…

MANTA
London-based Irish producer MANTA drops the sample-featuring garage track ‘Good News’

Irish London-based music producer MANTA drops a Cocteau Twins-sampling dance track. ‘Good News’ is a…

Sarah Crean
The 10 best songs of the week

Featuring Sarah Crean, Charli XCX, Villagers, John Cale, Martyn, Kawaii Hoe, Jena Keating, Koreless, Anna Prior, Sofia D’Angelo.

Irish Hash Mafia
Rory Sweeney drops Irish Hash Mafia track with Curtisy & Smokey – ‘Roma Chipper Loughlinstown’

Prolific Irish producer Rory Sweeney has an Irish hip-hop mixtape under the pseudonym Carlos Danger,…

New Blood
New Blood new band weekender for Cork City to feature Ezra Williams, I Dreamed I Dream, The Cliffords and more

New Blood is an new series taking place in June in the city at two…

Disclosure.
The best gigs in Dublin this week: May 14th – 20th

Gig Guide highlights: Disclosure, Joy Orbison, Lumo Club, Sam Amidon, Lemoncello, Tender, Leith Ross, JyellowL Girls Aloud, Girlfriend, Board Of Works, International Literature Festival Dublin, Outstraight Records party, Bob Log III

Cassandra Jenkins
Cassandra Jenkins Dublin show announced

New York City-based singer-songwriter Cassandra Jenkins has been announced for a show in the capital.…