If you scroll down a bit and look on the left you’ll find a selection of recent names under the heading Top Artists. I intend this list to exist from here on in as a sort of rolling index of key artists which you can consult at a quick glance if you’re not the kind of person to check music blogs every day. The Hot Artists index will give you a quick guide into what you may have missed over the last 12 months or so – the kind of music which will improve your existence through your knowledge and enjoyment of.
Body Language are one such band – one of my favourite musical discoveries of the year through their just re-released Social Studies EP. ‘Falling Out’ is a bit of a masterpiece in my opinion. Here’s another reminder, the EP closer ‘Holiday’ gets a festive video (it’s a bit early guys) by the guys behind Adult Swim’s Frankenhole and Community’s claymation episode.
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.