Category: The Essentials

The 9 best acts we saw at Iceland Airwaves 2018

The Reykjavik's new music festival finds its fire once more.

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

Highlights include Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Florence & The Machine, Interpol, Laoise & more.

Podcast: Sufjan Stevens top 5, the fake band fiasco of Jered Threatin and hacked Tumblrs of 2008

The weekly Nialler9 Podcast delves deep into Sufjan's discography, new music and news.

The Strypes call it a day

The Cavan rock'n'rollers are done with the band they started as teens.

13 new tracks you need to hear this week

New music from Jaguar Dreams, The Orielles, Jacques Greene, Kelsey Lu and more.

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

Skip to day:  Mon |Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun Monday November 12th Courtney Barnett @…

District 8 confirms closing weekend dates

District 8 has announced that the venue, which is due to be turned into an aparthotel will close on the…

The Redneck Manifesto announce new album The How; hear ‘Djin Chin’

The band's first album in 8 years coincides with their big Vicar Street show.

Podcast: A short history of the Beastie Boys plus Rosalia, Ariana & Julia

Nialler and Andrea talk new music and one of Niall's favourite bands.

Beastie Boys Book is a vivid tribute to their rare friendship, music obsession and comic energy

The remaining Beasties have released a bumper book full of the band's history and ephemera.

The 25 best songs of the month

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