11 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring new music from DAY_S, Ugolino, Alyxis, Smilez x Youngiz, Honas, Taylor Mas, KK Lewis, Adrian Crowley, Local Boy, Walk Then Dance and Kyle Meehan / Jessica Hammond.

A tribute night to David Berman with Adrian Crowley, Maija Sofia, John Kelly & more is planned next month

With the sad passing of Silver Jews and Purple Mountain musician David Berman last month, …

5 new albums you should hear: Julien Baker, Lankum, Martin Hayes Quartet, Fever Ray & more

With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for…

Adrian Crowley teams up with Thomas Bartlett on ‘The Wish’

Adrian Crowley will release his eighth album Dark Eyed Messenger his fourth for Scottish label…

First Listen: Pearse McGloughlin’s Nocturnes – The Soft Animal LP

Pearse McGloughlin will release his fourth album of music under the name Nocturnes on Friday.…

Gig news: Back To The Future party, Telephones Ringside Disco, Leon Vynehall, Luke Vibert, Fujiya & Miyagi…

What’s on this week? Hit the gig guide >> What’s already announced beyond below? Hit…

First listen: Adrian Crowley’s new album Some Blue Morning

The Galway singer and musician Adrian Crowley has made a name for himself for creating…

Adrian Crowley returns with new album on Chemikal Underground, hear ‘Some Blue Morning’

Last year, Adrian Crowley quietly released a collaborative album with Scottish folk singer James Yorkston.…

Young Hearts Run Free presents the No Idle Day Festival in October

Young Hearts Run Free have put together a small but beautifully-programmed festival taking place in…

Watch a documentary about songwriting featuring Villagers, Adrian Crowley & more

Patchwork Quilt is a short documentary by Luke Byrne, about the wonders and art of…

Adrian Crowley – ‘The Saddest Song’ (video)

The first single from Adrian Crowley’s sixth album I See Three Birds Flying is ‘The Saddest Song’.…

Video: Adrian Crowley – ‘Season of the Sparks’

The latest Souljacker-directed video for Adrian Crowley’s ‘Season Of The Sparks’ was shot in Sally…

Video: A night out at Space54

Myles O’ Reilly is the finest music documentarian Ireland has right now. Here, over the…

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Adrian Crowley wins Choice Music Prize 2009

Congratulations to Adrian Crowley for winning the Choice Music Prize 2009 for his album Season…

The Nialler9 Weekly Gig Guide

A list of recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. Yeasayer…

Nialler9 Irish albums of 2009 poll results

Below you will find the countdown of the 30 albums that got the highest number of votes in the Irish album poll. There are some surprises in there to me. The number one album on the list actually won by a fair few points in the end. In a year where there was no clear favourite, it’s interesting to see such an album top the list. A few of the albums charted quite highly considering they were only released in the last month or so.

Nialler9 Irish songs of 2009 poll results

  The results of the poll are ready to be revealed. First up, the Irish…

Vote for the top Irish albums & songs of 2009

It’s been another great year for Irish music in my estimation. Releases from ASIWYFA, David…