A new music festival Eastbound is coming to Dublin this May featuring Maisie Peters, WhenYoung, Boy Azooga and more

The festival aims to introduce both international and Irish up and coming artists to Dublin.

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

Highlights: White Denim, Zaska, Or:la, Sleaford Mods & more.

Messiah J And The Expert’s full back catalogue is now available to stream / download

The duo’s four albums from 2003 until 2009 are now on Bandcamp.

Dublin Vinyl announces ‘Loves Vinyl’ subscription service

Having just celebrated their first anniversary of bringing short-run vinyl pressings to Irish artists affordably,…

Kean Kavanagh gives Fragma & Coco a run for their money on ‘Miracle’

The Softboy Records producer releases another solo track

13 acts added to Forbidden Fruit Festival: Earl Sweatshirt, Peggy Gou, Kojaque, Julien Baker & more

Plus the day by day breakdown so far.

Here’s a shortlist of the best venues in Ireland according to IMRO

The winners will be announced on February 26th at an award ceremony.

Nialler9 Podcast: Brewing up a Sandstorm

A surprising Eurovision entry for Finland, The Choice Music Prize Song of the Year, Billie Eilish, the return of Swedish House Mafia & an album from Phoebe Bridgers & Conor Oberst.

The 25 best songs of the month

The best of January featuring James Blake, Moving Still, Foals, Sharon Van Etten & more.

Here are the 10 songs nominated for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year 2018

The RTÉ Choice Music Prize Song of the Year 2018 shortlist was announced on 2FM’s…

Michael O’Shea was an experimental Irish 70s musician who made his own instrument; his debut album has been given a new lease of life

Allchival have reissued his debut which features his unique instrument, a combination of dulcimer, zelochord and sitar.

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

Highlights: Young Marco, Hayley Kiyoko, Hobo Johnson, Rosie Carney, Nightmares On Wax, ELLLL & more

Cardi B, Vince Staples, Anne-Marie, JPEGMafia, Jimothy & more for Longitude Festival

12 new acts were today revealed for Longitude including the big final headliner Cardi B…

Posthumous Conor Walsh album The Lucid announced

It’s been just under three years since the Mayo pianist Conor Walsh passed away. At…

Nialler9 Podcast: Fyre Fest, Azealia vs Ireland, James Blake is happy & a Pitchfork paywall?

Andrea and Niall chat for 83 minutes of news, new music & reviews.

Rusangano Family collaborator Denise Chaila raps about what it means to be a ‘female rapper’ in 2019

“This song came from long conversations and reflections about what it means to be a ‘female rapper’.”

Vampire Weekend’s new album is called Father Of The Bride & 2 songs are now out

The mystery of what FOTB, the Vampire Weekend album is over. It’s called Father Of…

The James Blake & Rosalía song samples from an old Irish folk song

The original discovered by RTE 2FM Tara Stewart is by Valerie Armstrong performed at the Feis Ceoil in 1971.

Rosalía’s ‘De Aquí No Sales’ video is a vision of otherworldly pop symbolism

The Spanish artist rides again.

Scary Éire have reformed for a Paddy’s Day gig

They’re back. Scary Éire were the pioneers of Ireland’s hip-hop scene in the early 90s…