The best albums of 2023

My annual list of my favourite Irish albums and mixtapes of the year.

Podcast: Our favourite albums of 2023

It’s the second of our end of year podcasts as Nialler and Andrea Cleary talk…

The best songs of August 2023

Featuring Turnstile, BadBadNotGood, Kojaque, Citrus Fresh, Actress, Cartin, Noname, L’Rain, Myst Milano, Sufjan, Haley Blais, Becky McNeice, English Teacher, Alicia Raye, Barry Can’t Swim, Kettama, Natalia Beylis, Mitski, Walshy, Luthorist, Jehnova & more

Watch Coachella performances from Jai Paul, Blink 182, Pusha T, MUNA, Yaeji, Yves Tumor, Noname, Wet Leg & more

It was a big weekend for live music with Coachella return to Indio in California…

Handpicked new tunes: AE MAK, Noname, Clark, Tebi Rex, Fears, People Club & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

22 new albums to look forward to in 2021

Are we getting new albums from Adele, Rosalía, SZA, Kendrick, Billie Eilish & more this year?

Noname, Smino and Saba form new group Ghetto Sage, drop first single ‘Haagen Dazs’

When it comes to US MidWest hip-hop, Noname, Smino and Saba are perhaps the region’s…

The 25 best songs of the month

The best of October featuring Rosalia, Jessie Ware, Thom Yorke, Sharon Van Etten, Saint Sister and more.

The 25 best songs of the month

The best of September featuring Villagers, Noname, Thom Yorke, Yves Tumor, Hozier, Lone and more.

4 new albums you should hear this week: Brockhampton, Noname, Mutual Benefit, Christine and the Queens

Recommended long-playing releases this week.

Nialler9 Podcast: Red Bull Music Academy Berlin report, bad covers, Villagers, Noname

We report from the Red Bull Music Academy in Berlin, we talk dodgy covers thanks to Metallica & more.

10 great new songs you should hear right now

Featuring Phoebe Bridgers, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Christian Rich, Kelela & more.