11 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Tunes from Just Mustard, Dena Anuk$a, Hovay, The Bonk and more.

Albums released this week to check out: Big Thief, Kim Gordon, Blue Hawaii & more

Our guide through the best LP releases this week.

Irish DIY veterans BATS and Jogging gear up for return albums with new singles

Both groups were an integral part of Ireland’s DIY scene during the noughties.

First Listen: Speed Of Snakes’ new self-titled song

Speed Of Snakes, the project of Rupert from Bats and Vinny from the now-complete Adebisi…

Watch Speed Of Snakes’ dystopian debut video for the electro ‘Backbone of Night’

It’s been a while since we heard from Vinny Adebisi and Rupert Bats’ side-project Speed…

The Grand Social announce The Summer Social Weekender lineup

From Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th of August, The Grand Social is hosting an all-Irish…

Intro: Vinny Adebisi Shank & Rupert Bats are Speed Of Snakes

Way back when Myspace was a thing, you may have caught a glimpse of a…

BATS – ‘Wolfwrangler’ (video)

Already lyrically science-focused, BATS have descended into darker space on their second album The Sleep…

Watch a hilarious Squarehead & Patrick Kelleher behind the scenes documentary

Squarehead and Patrick Kelleher reconvene years later for an episode of the fake behind-the-music documentary…

Video: BATS – ‘Star Wormwood’

You can do a lot with borrowed equipment, a laptop and a bit of SFX…

Win tickets to The Ruby Suns.
The Nialler9 weekly Dublin gig guide

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

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Irish week: Barry Bracken’s top 5 Irish acts right now

All this week, we’re having guest posts from various people involved in different strands of…

The Nialler9 Weekly Gig Guide

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

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.

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…

Gigs happening this week

A list of events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. This week…

Win passes to Richter Collective’s Xmas Bash

Tomorrow night (Tuesday the 8th), sees Richter Collective round off a good year with a…

Gigs happening this week

A list of events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. Tuesday 3rd…

Video: Bats – Shadow Fucking

Science and Salem bitches. Get their album Red In Tooth & Claw via Road Records.…

MP3: Bats – Credulous! Credulous!

This should be of interest to many of you considering you scored Bats’ debut EP…