Highlights

Podcast: Our favourite albums of 2021 so far

Like the podcast? Show support for Nialler9 on Patreon On episode 141 of the Nialler9…

New Music Friday Edit: The best new tracks released

New music from James Blake, ATO, Dave, Purple Disco Machine, Emma-Jean Thackray, Sprints, Anika, Percboi 3000, HL:LY, Carlton Doom, Benny Atlas, Shiv,jena Keating,Sylk.

Here are the nominees for this year’s Mercury Music Prize 2021

The shortlist for the annual Mercury Music Prize 2021 has just been announced on Lauren…

Tipperary’s Bog Bodies beat a bodhrán for a heavy folk song about access to clean water on ‘The Regime’

Bog Bodies is a Tipperary’s “heavy folk” band formed by Irish singer-songwriter Dan Maher, who…

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #4: Peggie McKeon

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

10 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring Elephant, Elzzz and Trever, Willzee, Pretty Happy, wtr, Dena Anuk$a, Apollo Monroe, Floor Staff, Cosmic, Arveene, Shamon Cassette, Glen Brady.

9 new songs to love this week: The Nialler9 Weekly playlist

With tracks from Caroline Polachek, Ra Gerra, Vince Staples, Logic1000, Maston, L’Eclair, Foodman, Lala Lala, Dora Jar, Syd.

POD announce outdoor Meadows Festival at IMMA with Saint Sister, Just Mustard, David Keenan, CMAT, Glasshouse and more

Irish promoters POD have just announced Meadows Festival, a series of events under one banner…

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…

Dublin promoter announces all-ages gig for Californian singer Lund

Before the pandemic, there was always a lack of all-ages gigs for teens to attend.…

Another Love Story announce first 6 acts for 2022 festival

With tickets for the best little festival around now on sale, the organisers of Another…

12 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring Kettama, Zali, Odd Morris, Caoilian Sherlock, Cooks But We’re Chefs, blondmodel, Jordan Run, AONAIR, Sequence, Nagam, Air Jackson, Parnell March.

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…

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Stendhal was the first festival to take place on the island of Ireland this summer (Pics)

Stendhal Festival recently hosted a socially-distant gig at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady in Northern Ireland…

New Music Friday Edit: The best new tracks released

New music from Peggy Gou, Self Esteem, Loah, Damon Albarn, Priya Ragu, Angel Olsen, Dave, Stormzy, Orla Gartland, Jungle, Aoife Nessa Frances, Peyton, Billie EIlish.

12 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring Pop Wallace, Ali Comerford, DYVR, 1000 Beasts, Shibashi, NNIC, Maria Kelly, Jellypelt, Skripteh, Boyfrens, Whenyoung, Ria Rua, Moon Paw Print, O’Sullivan.

Podcast: CMAT on 5 examples of great songwriting

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

9 new songs to love this week: The Nialler9 Weekly playlist

With tracks from May Rio, Justin Cudmore, Kurtis Wells, Swindle, Loyle Carner, Kojey Radical, JNR Williams, The Altered Hours, Erica Cody, Dreamcast Moe, Mano Le Tough, Flava D.