Highlights

The return of live music – why don’t we bring back dinner & a show?

Luke Sharkey examines how a new update on an old idea might offer a responsible path back toward live music in Ireland.

Fontaines D.C. release cogent new single ‘A Hero’s Death’ – new album out in July

A Hero’s Death is out on July 31st.

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Nilufer Yanya, Christine & The Queens, Charli XCX & more.

Electric Picnic headliners postpone festival and tour dates

Rage Against The Machine were one of the first acts to self-announce for Electric Picnic…

Here are 10 new Irish releases you should buy on Bandcamp today

With Bandcamp deciding to wave their fees on all Digital sales for the rest of…

Kobina & Moving Still release joint charity EP as Midnight Blue which captures the feeling of a city at night

Midnight Blue is a new project from Irish producers Moving Still and Kobina, written together…

Myles Manley & Bob Gallagher take on Pope John Paul II’s visit to Ireland in video for ‘My Gentleness’

Myles Manley continues his recent three-part Aaa music video series this week with the release…

The Bonny Men’s ‘EARWORM’ is a brand new Irish short film which examines the torment of the creative process

We’re thrilled to be premiering The Bonny Men’s new short film ‘EARWORM’ on the site…

Glastonbury unveils longlist for 2020 Emerging Talent Competition

Every year the organisers at Glastonbury Festival team up with PRS Foundation to run a…

All Together Now announce Iggy Pop and Sinead O’Connor will return in 2021

After last week’s mass cancellation of 2020’s Summer festival schedule due to COVID-19, festivals are…

These are the 10 best new tracks this week

Featuring tracks from The Scotts, Fort Romeau, Khruangbin, Kelly Lee Owens & more.

Listen to the Irish artist-heavy soundtrack to Normal People

This week, Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel Normal People began showing on BBC iPlayer in its…

13 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Rosie Carney, Pat Lagoon, Bonnie Spencer x Uwmami & more.

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: CMAT, Ireland Performs, Snow Patrol, Kenny Beats & more.

Worst summer ever & Fiona Apple sets herself free (Nialler9 Podcast)

We dissect Fiona Apple’s much-lauded and appraised fifth album Fetch The Bolt Cutters. It’s a dizzying , constantly zig-zagging and delightfully free of convention and very likely, one of the albums of the year. Plus, tracks of the week from CMAT, Patricia Lalor, Jamie xx and it’s officially the worst summer ever.

A roundup of Irish festivals cancellation statements following yesterday’s guidelines on public events

Even though we’ve deep down known for a while now that we’d likely not see…

CMAT is the new Irish artist you need to know – check out debut single ‘Another Day (kfc)’ now

Today we want to show you ‘Another Day (kfc)’, the debut single from Irish artist…

All summer concerts, events & mass gatherings of 5,000 or more banned until September

Yikes. News today emerging from a Cabinet meeting within the Irish government reveals all public…

Intro: 14-year-old Wexford artist Patricia Lalor is racking up 100K listeners on Spotify & 121K on Youtube for her sweet tunes

Patricia Lalor is a 14-year-old Irish musician whose age doesn’t define her abilities. What we’ve…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Marc Rebillet, Gemma Dunleavy, Ireland Performs & more.