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.

The M.I.A. documentary is a politically-charged portrait of a fearless pop artist

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is a must-see film.

Inside the Red Bull Music Academy Berlin

Reporting from Funkhaus where 60 budding artists are living a music maker’s dream.

9 new artists to see @ this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes Festival

Get to know some of the original Irish artists showcasing at this year’s festival.

Listening post: Brame & Hamo share their song of the year so far & more

The house duo are on an Irish tour this week and picked some tunes for us.

13 of the best sets we saw at Electric Picnic

The Nialler9 team pick their favourite acts from this year’s weekend at Stradbally.

10 unique things to experience @ Electric Picnic this weekend

Lake swimming, aerial acrobatics, where to watch the All-Ireland, special podcasts and previews.

10 Irish acts to see @ Electric Picnic this weekend

Our recommendations for some of the freshest Irish talent at Stradbally this year.

Another Love Story has become my favourite festival of the summer

The small festival has a magic alchemy few can match.