Ghostking is Dead is haunted by the housing crisis on ‘Palm Tree’

“‘Palm Tree”s skittering, trap-inflected bedroom pop is oddly cathartic, as the song veers from visions of climate change to the spectre of emigration”

Orla Gartland gets ‘Heavy’ on beautiful new single

Her Freckle Season EP is out February 21.

Ones to watch at Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2020

Some choice picks from Whelan’s forthcoming new Irish music showcase.

20 new artists to love in 2020

Our favourite picks from the emerging field of new musicians around the world.

Kurt Vile announces June Vicar Street date

The American indie artist plays his first headline solo shows here in some six years.

Hazey Haze’s new album Is Mise celebrates Limerick city’s fertile music scene

There’s long been a grá on a national basis for Limerick City’s DIY music culture,…

Alex Gough isn’t taking 2020 for a ‘Fool’

The Waterford artist is wasting no time.

CYNEMA offers some ‘Radio Love’ & late night headline Dublin show

Nialler9 presents a late night live show from CYNEMA at Lost Lane on February 21st.

20 new albums to look forward to in 2020

Are we getting new albums from the xx, Run The Jewels, Frank Ocean, Fleet Foxes, James Vincent McMorrow, Princess Nokia and more?

Somebody’s Child cultivates a wholesome energy on new single ‘Love That Sound’ (premiere)

The Dublin indie artist kicks off the new year with an infectious energy.

Here’s the shortlist for the Choice Music Prize this year

The final shortlist of albums eligible to receive the album prize is out.

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Tunes from Gráinne Fahy, Numbertheory, Fozsa, Lydia Ford & more.

Rose tinted glasses & liquid bass lines in Tame Impala’s new single ‘Lost In Yesterday’

Dream pop does nostalgia in a genre that was born for it.

The Lost Brothers team up M Ward & Howe Gelb on ‘After The Fire’

New album After The Fire After The Rain was recorded in New York.

The 100 best songs of 2019

Our favourite tracks of the year with a playlist.

The 50 best Irish songs of 2019

With a Spotify playlist of our favourite Irish tracks.

Le Galaxie say goodbye: a short history of Ireland’s premier partystarters of the last 10 years

Irish electronic dance band Le Galaxie announced yesterday that they were done for good. “Hello…

Nialler9’s Top 30 Irish albums of 2019

Our favourite Irish albums of the year.

Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ video is now in 4K

Forget your Whamageddon challenges, sometimes you just need to state the obvious and embrace the…

Nialler9’s 40 best albums of 2019

Our favourite albums of the year ranked.