16 of our favourite albums released in 2019 so far

Our favourite releases from January to March this year.

What’s happening in shops for Record Store Day Ireland 2019

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its…

Gabriel Kahane on the albums that changed his life

Ahead of his show in Dublin on Tuesday, composer, pianist, and singer Gabriel Kahane shares his life-changing albums.

19 Irish rappers & producers you should know in 2019

Irish hip-hop: The freshest class of 2019.

Irish music criticism must be above sucker punches and blind loyalty

A recent piece in the Sunday Times has raised eyebrows and passions, here’s what we can take away from it.

Here’s our predictions on who will take home the Choice Music Prize this year

Join us as we navigate the variables and pick a likely contender from the bunch.

Band Tips #1: Getting off the starting blocks with music

A starter guide for things to remember for new & emerging musicians.

New albums to look forward to in 2019

We give you the lowdown on some of our most anticipated albums of 2019.

Nialler9’s Top 20 Irish albums of 2018

Our favourite Irish albums of the year.

Nialler9’s 40 best albums of 2018

Niall’s 40 favourite albums of the year, ranked.

Music Minds is the new music & tech festival in Doolin this January aimed at advancing Irish music industry

The new one-day multi-genre gathers musicians and fans in Doolin in quiet January.

Premiere: Maria Kelly guides us through our first listen of her Notes To Self EP

An open invitation to immerse yourself in a world of dreamy folk music.

The 9 best acts we saw at Iceland Airwaves 2018

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

Interview: Mr. Scruff is the maestro selector who’s been pushing the envelope for decades

The Manchester DJ and true blue music head sat down with Luke Sharkey ahead of his Irish dates this weekend.

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.

Touts pick their favourite tracks at the moment

The Derry band’s new track ‘Can’t Blame Me’ is out now.

Here’s our 5 standout acts from Metropolis 2018

The fourth year of POD’s winter music festival finds success in a strange blend of dance and indie acts.

David Byrne live review in Dublin: a master who has never stopped engaging

The Talking Heads man remains in light.

Rosalía is a new Spanish artist bringing a modern R&B twist to Flamenco music

Spain isn’t generally known for its new music, but Rosalía might very well change that.

Ireland’s garage-rock band scene is alive and thriving

We take a closer look at the new garage-rock bands defining the sound of the city.