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The Irish live event industry needs a roadmap NOW not at the end of August

Today, the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. made…

Podcast: A deep dive into Yacht Rock 🛥

Like the podcast? Show support for Nialler9 on Patreon We’re not here for a long…

20 of Nialler9’s favourite albums from 2021 so far

Further to last week’s podcast chat with myself and Andrea where we picked five albums…

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #5: Robert Mirolo

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…

Summer Of Soul – why you must see the best live music concert film of 2021

Questlove’s uplifting film rescues 1969’s Harlem Cultural Festival from historic obscurity.

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #4: Peggie McKeon

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…

English nightclubs reopened for the first time in 16 months last night

Today is what some have dubbed Freedom Day, the day that England drop all COVID-19…

Record Store Day Drop 2 is this Saturday – here’s a list of recommended releases and Irish shops participating

After the first run of Record Store Day on June 12th, the second drop day…

15 underrated Irish albums from 2021 so far

At just over the half-way point of the year, It’s time to shine a spotlight…

Podcast: CMAT on 5 examples of great songwriting

Like the podcast? Show support for Nialler9 on Patreon With five fine singles of countrified…

Pilot gigs are a step towards normal events NOT a glimpse of the fenced-in future

On Saturday, for the first time in 15 months, 3500 people attended a day long…

Podcast: Kojaque on sampling, accents, videos, Girl Band and MF DOOM

On the making of Town’s Dead, Dublin as a liveable city and
staying independent.

Gemma Bradley: BBC Radio 1’s newest Introducing presenter on her ascendant career

Derry native Gemma Bradley is a BIMM graduate and the host of BBC Radio 1’s…

Record Store Day is this Saturday – here’s all the info and releases you can get

It’s a different kind of Record Store Day than before but at least it’s happening.…

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #3: Emer Kiely

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…

Aby Coulibaly on quitting her day job & building a rep during the pandemic

Aby Coulibaly is an up and coming artist in the Irish R&B scene. Her music…

Guestlist: Phil Taggart wants you to chill with his nature-themed playlist he made for us

The fizzy energy of Phil Taggart has not dissipated since leaving BBC Radio One earlier…

Are gigs coming back to Ireland this year? Here’s the latest

There has recently been – whisper it – some positivity around the vaccination rollout and…

Dublin cultural space Jigsaw has closed – the city needs spaces like it

The pandemic’s effects on our city’s landscape is currently hard to ascertain when everything is…

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #2: Julie Weber

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…