Highlights

Handpicked new tunes: SG Lewis feat. Robyn & Channel Tres, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, Machinedrum & Freddie Gibbs, A Certain Ratio, Kean Kavanagh & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Gig news! The Workman’s Club will be putting on small 50-cap shows from August 14th

The Workman’s Club has announced it will reopen on August 14th with shows of a…

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Kynsy, Lighght , Neomadic, Aby Coulibaly, Sinead White,Max Zanga, Samuel Powell, Dara Mac, Odd Morris, Nina Hynes, Daragh, Moon Paw Print, Sounds Of System Breakdown & Jeff The Human.

Our MO’OV’US show featuring God Knows, Denise Chaila, PX Music, Bantum & many more has moved date to March 2021

This gig has now been rescheduled to Friday March 19th 2021. Refunds are available on…

The 25 best songs of the month

The best of July 2020.

Nialler9 Podcast: Fontaines D.C.’s A Hero’s Death – The critic round table review

On this week’s episode, Niall and Andrea are joined by old pal Luke Sharkey to discuss A Hero’s Death, the second album from Fontaines D.C.

There’s breaking news about pubs and clubs restrictions which unfold as we record the episode, discussions about bad journalism, reasons to be cheerful and 4 new songs to sink your teeth into.

Fringe Festival offers light for arts with actual real-life events in September

This year’s Fringe Festival programme has been announced and offers some light for Ireland’s arts…

More bad news for live music & clubbing as COVID-19 restrictions extended to September

Last night, the Irish government pushed back the planned easing of restrictions and chose not…

Lankum to play A National Disgrace live stream special show from the Abbey Theatre this month

Lankum have announced a special live streamed show from the Abbey Theatre on August 15th.…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Bjork, Phoebe Bridgers, Max Richter, NPR Virtual Festival, Other Voices, Live From Guerrilla Studios, Ride and more.

Handpicked new tunes released today: Róisín Murphy, Foals, Billie Eilish, Loah, Lone, Travis Barker & Run The Jewels & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Nialler9 Podcast: Taylor Swift and The National’s Aaron Dessner make folklore – a review

You can’t make a Tomlette without breaking a few Gregs.

Songs From An Empty Room raises €400,000+ for Irish live music professionals, but organisers call for amendments to PUP & Wage Subsidy Scheme

The Songs From An Empty Room live broadcast on RTÉ last Saturday raised €400,000 for…

Reducing the €350 Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment will decimate the arts & entertainment industry; sign the petition

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) was brought in by Fine Gael in March to provide…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Dermot Kennedy, All Together Now, Lollapalooza, Powpig, Angie McMahon, Transmission Festival, Mavis Staples 80 and more.

Nialler9’s 8 current favourite dance tracks

Current DJ favourites with Róisín Murphy, Kelly Lee Owens, Soulwax, Chris Rea, Real Lies, Pangaea, Jaakko Eino Kalevi & more

Why we need to keep shouting about the Irish live music industry post-Songs From An Empty Room event

The UK announces fund to save venues from insolvency, will the Irish government do the same?

Handpicked new tunes released today: Girl Band, Hudson Mohawke, Andy Shauf, Taylor Swift & Bon Iver, Bill Callahan, Uly, Autumns & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Samuel Powell, 1000 Beasts, Rachel Mae Hannon, My Sweet Beloved, MA-KA, Nobody Famous, Lacuna, Greg Tisdall & more.

Whelan’s share details of what a gig will be like when the venue reopens on August 10th

The iconic Whelan’s bar and venues is to reopen on reopens on August 10th, pending…