RTÉ Choice Music Prize 2018 announces shortlist and judging panel

Kojaque, Wyvern Lingo, O Emperor and Saint Sister all in the running.

Premiere: Contour shine bright in the dark electronica of their Recesses EP

Plus the group share a 360 video for their new single Krocodial.

19 new artists to love in 2019

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

Talos announces details of a new album plus shares new single ‘The Light Upon Us’

Far Out Dust will be released on February 8th.

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Featuring PureGrand, Nimrod, JyellowL, Marcus Woods, James Joys and more.

The Last Mixed Tape celebrate their fifth birthday with Dublin gig

Since its inception in 2014, the blog has become an esteemed directory for anyone seeking new Irish original music.

Dimitri From Paris’ remix of ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’ is the first pop banger of 2019

Is Mark Ronson the quintessential 21st-century pop producer?

Limerick rapper Hazey contrasts reality and creativity in ‘Somewhere in Ireland’

Having spent much of 2018 labouring over its creation, a crew of…

Banish the January blues with Belfast producer Brién’s ‘Get Luv’

A bubbly melodic house track for the depths of winter.

Gadget and the Cloud channels the mundanities of the road in video for ‘Too Soon to Say’

After a 2018 that saw her release her debut full-length, play festivals…

Dermot Kennedy pushes the envelope on new single ‘For Island Fires And Family’

There are shades of early Bon Iver in the Dubliner’s new track.

Filmmaker Myles O’Reilly showcases new Irish folk and trad in ‘Backwards to Go Forwards’

Following the success of bookers/promoters Islander Music’s Quiet Lights weekender in Cork…

Tierra Whack – my favourite discovery of the end of the year lists

The Philadelphia artist’s 15 minute A/V album is a must see and hear.

The 50 best club tracks of 2018

Nialler’s 50 favourites for the dancefloor released this year.

Miss Kate teams up with Mathman for music for her upcoming show; hear ‘Danger Lights’

A song about self-expression through dance not being free pass for consent, trails her upcoming Project Arts Centre show.

Luke Sharkey’s 50 Best Songs of 2018

The Nialler9 writer and DDR host goes through his favourite tracks of the year.

Ruth’s top 25 tracks of 2018

Nialler9 writer and pop aficionado Ruth Cronin shares her soundtrack to 2018.

The 50 best Irish songs of 2018

With a Spotify playlist of our favourite Irish tracks.

Premiere: Loah’s remix EP comes to a close with Elaine Mai’s uplifting dance remix

The final remix in the series offers upbeat hope in a melancholy dance remix.

The 100 best songs of 2018

Our favourite tracks of the year with a playlist.