Best of Lists

Nialler9’s acts to see @ Ireland Music Week

The picks of the bands playing IMW this week.

The best songs of September 2023

Featuring Rachael Lavelle, The Chemical Brothers, Qbanaa, Super Extra Bonus Party, Soda Blonde, Cleo Sol, Octo Octa, Mitski, Barry Can’t Swim, Odd Numbers, Fynch, The Scratch, Jape, Overmono, Mike, Wiki, The Alchemist, Doja Cat and more.

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

The best songs of July 2023

Featuring Big Thief, Aluna, Denzel Curry, Kwengface, Sarah Crean, Munya, Joanna Sternberg, Earl Sweatshirt, Joy Anonymous, Mitksi, Vagabon, DJ Seinfeld, Confidence Man & more

The best songs of June 2023

Featuring Peggy Gou, Jayda G, QOTSA, Peter Gabriel, Rachael Lavelle, Django Django, Jorja Smith, Faye Webster, Glasser, Maija Sofia, Squid, Tandem Felix, King Krule, CMAT, ØXN & more

The best songs of May 2023

Featuring Tensnake, Jessy Lanza, White Denim, Water From Your Eyes, Gurriers, Mandy, Indiana; Pale Blue, Bricknasty, Miya Folick, Nathan Micay, Eyes Of Others, Creep Show, Denzel Curry, Cornelius, Julio Bashmore & more

The best songs of April 2023

From Jessie Ware, Kara Jackson, CMAT, King Krule, Four Tet, Blawan, Julie Byrne, Confidence Man, Spider, Léa Sen & more.

The best songs of March 2023

Featuring: Yves Tumor, Lankum, boygenius, Róisín Murphy, Danny Brown, JPEGMAFIA, Kneecap, Benefits, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Martin Hayes, Nabihah Iqbal, Fever Ray, Tyler, Overmono & more

The best music of February 2023

Featuring: Lana Del Rey, Caroline Polachek, Youth Lagoon, Men I Trust, Young Fathers, The National, Skrillex, Jessie Ware, Chósta, EMBY, Rory Sweeney, Indigo De Souza, Kate Davis, Sleaford Mods, Two Shell, Qbanaa & more.

The best music of January 2023

Featuring: Ice Spice, Young Marco, Rozi Plain, Everything But The Girl, Overmono, Yaeji, Lankum, Lil Yachty, David Kitt, The Murder Capital, boygenius and more

Graham Dolan’s top tracks of 2022

Graham Dolan was a veteran of the Galway DJ scene for nearly 20 years before…

Leagues O’Toole’s top tracks of 2022

Leagues O’Toole is a music promoter and label owner with Foggy Notions based in Dublin.

Nialler9’s 30 best albums of 2022

The best albums and LPs released in 2022 and the reasons why.

Claire Beck’s top tracks of 2022

Claire Beck is a DJ and Broadcaster from Dublin.  She hosts two shows on Today…

Ruth Medjber’s top tracks of 2022

Ruth Medjber is a photographer who has snapped the likes of Hozier, Glastonbury, Electric Picnic and…

Cian Ó Cíobháin’s top tracks of 2022

Cian Ó Cíobháin is a west Kerry DJ and radio presenter with An Taobh Tuathail five nights a week on Radio na Gaeltachta.

For Those I Love’s top tracks of 2022

David Balfe is the creator of my favourite Irish release of 2021 for the For…

Kelly-Anne Byrne’s top tracks of 2022

Kelly-Anne Byrne is a soul and disco-loving DJ queen whose radio show The Beat Goes…

The 100 best songs of 2022

Our 100 favourite songs of the year. With a playlist on the last page after…

Jim Carroll’s top tracks of 2022

Jim Carroll still no longer writes about music. You’ll find him on Twitter and Spotify…