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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.

Lisa Hannigan, Iarla O’Lionáird and Aoife Nessa Frances are playing gigs on the steps of Pepper Canister Church

Lisa Hannigan, Iarla O’Lionáird and Aoife Nessa Frances are playing gigs on the steps of…

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…

The War On Drugs for Dublin 3Arena show and new album I Don’t Live Here Anymore

The War On Drugs have been announced for a gig at the 3Arena in Dub;in…

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…

Public Service Broadcasting for Dublin show

Public Service Broadcasting will play a show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 20th January 2022…

Record Store Day Drop 2 is this Saturday – here’s a list of recommended releases and Irish shops participating

After the first run of Record Store Day on June 12th, the second drop day…

Wild Roots Festival postpones to 2022

No big surprise here but the Wild Roots Festival in Co. Sligo has postponed its…

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.

Modeselektor announced for Foggy Notions and U:MACK’s new club night

A Modeselektor 4 hour set is the first announcing night from Strings, the club night…

Fontaines D.C., Kurt Vile, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, Iggy Pop & more feature on Velvet Underground Tribute record

A new Velvet Underground Tribute record entited I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the…