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nguzunguzu
Listen to Nguzunguzu’s Warm Pulse EP

Nguzunguzu’s aquatic R&B textures, ominous tense melodies and grime-influenced beats have been distinctive in all…

Interview: Jason Pierce of Spiritualized

After yet another unfortunate bout of illness in which he battled liver disease, Jason Pierce…

Keep Shelly in Athens / Solar Bears
It’s the joint: Keep Shelly In Athens and Solar Bears in conversation

Tonight, Greek electronic pop duo Keep Shelly In Athens play Whelan’s in Dublin with Ginnels…

Review: Azealia Banks @ Whelan’s, Dublin

All photos by Michael Rickard (Twitter). There’s no formula for hype but if you wanted…

MMOTHS interview on State

State Magazine’s third annual Faces Of the Year series which picks out a selection of…

The Recommender’s top 5 new artists of 2011

The last of the top 5 new artists guest posts for 2011? I may have…

LYFSTYL’s top 5 new artists of 2011

Continuing the top 5 new artists guest posts now. Toronto-based LYFSTYL is one of my favourite…

Veronica Cream Team’s top 5 new artists of 2011

Almost at the home stretch of the top 5 new artists guest posts now. So…

Photo by Sean Conroy
Donal Dineen’s top 5 new artists of 2011

Following the recent closure of his long running Small Hours show on Today FM, Donal…

Elastic Witch’s top 5 new artists of 2011

Two years ago, I ran a series of guest posts from people involved in Irish…

Gugai’s top 5 new artists of 2011

Two years ago, I ran a series of guest posts from people involved in Irish…

Korallreven’s Top 10 DJ Chart

Korallreven hit town tonight for their debut Irish show in Twisted Pepper. The Swedish band…

Interview with Twin Sister: “Soundtracks to movies that don’t exist.”

Long Island five-piece Twin Sister’s debut album In Heaven (album of the month for October)…

Jape – ‘The Oldest Mind’ (video)

The polychromatic video for Ocean Of Frequency standout was produced by Brendan Canty aka Feel…

An interview with Jonny Greenwood

It was 2003 when his score for Bodysong was released, when the world realised the…

The legacy of promoter Bill Graham: A huge classic rock video catalogue

My latest column for Day and Night concern’s Bill Graham’s huge archive of video now…

Nicki Minaj
On Repeat: tUnE-yArDs, No Monster Club, Shugo Tokumaru, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown

A regular roundup of five tunes or records that are getting the repeat treatment. 1.…

We7 playlist – Irish acts of 2010

We7 asked me to put together a playlist of Irish songs of 2010 to showcase…

On Repeat: Holy Ghost!, Yelle, Jam City, ∇nknown ShΔpes & Jamie xx

A regular roundup of five tunes that are getting repeated plays. 1. Holy Ghost! –…

MAP – The global music blog mixtape – January 2010

Every month, MAP (Music Alliance Pact) asks 35 music bloggers across the world to share…