With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Teyana Taylor K.T.S.E. Harlem-born recording artist, dancer and model Teyana Taylor has come through with a genuine golden soul record on K.T.S.E.. The album, which… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Jorja Smith Lost & Found 21-year-old R&B artist Jorja Smiths’s debut release Lost & Found is a stunning collection of material which covers the artist’s… Read more »

Posted on June 12th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Pusha T – Daytona  Pusha T had taken a leave of absence from music over the past few years, opting instead to focus on his… Read more »

Posted on June 7th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino The sixth album from the Arctic Monkeys has been met with equal doses of praise and condemnation…. Read more »

Posted on May 16th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Leon Bridges – Good Thing The Fort Worth Texas soul singer Leon Bridges’ long awaited second album Good Thing has finally hit the airwaves, to… Read more »

Posted on May 10th, 2018

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Following a sell-out launch gig at Cork’s Poor Relation early last week, and a pair of singles that have built serious momentum on streaming services, Leeside electronic outfit Happyalone’s third single ‘bodybags’ sees them begin to expand their sound. The band’s story is an example of how artists can garner serious traction in the streaming… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Sex & Food Ruban Nielson’s UMO are band that always moved between psych-rock, frenetic sonics and oddball funk. Sex and Food… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2018

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With the first quarter of the year down, here’s an overview of the albums that have resonated most with me in 2018 so far. 20. Palmbomen II – Memories of Cindy Smudged daydream neo-noir electronica A compilation of four EPs from the LA-based Dutch artist Palmbomen II with a concept around a eulogy to a… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2018

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Follow the Nialler9 new album Spotify playlist featuring two songs each from each recommended recent album. 1. David Byrne – American Utopia Ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne’s first solo album release in 14 years sees him collaborating with artists such as Brian Eno, Sampha, Blood Orange, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jack Penate and a bunch of… Read more »

Posted on March 12th, 2018

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Soft Boy Records’ founder and Dublin rapper/producer Kojaque’s past releases showed flashes of the quality to come. Last year’s single ‘Wificode’ was a brief tongue-in-cheek self-analysis, but it was pointed and energised. The standalone single, and the excellent video, only added to the anticipation for a long form release. The announcement for that long form release came… Read more »

Posted on March 5th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Rejjie Snow – Dear Annie Dublin-born rapper Rejjie Snow has finally staked his claim on the international hip-hop landscape with the release of his long-awaited… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2018

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Curated artist soundtracks are a relatively new concept in the world of OST with Lorde the most notable high-profile artist to “curate” the third Hunger Games soundtrack. That release served as a nice tie-in in music marketing for a mainstream movie. For Marvel’s Black Panther soundtrack though, the Marvel studio and the film’s director Ryan… Read more »

Posted on February 13th, 2018

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Releases Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Nils Frahm – All Melody A sprawling beauty of an album from composer and musician Nils Frahm. All Melody was recorded in his studio in… Read more »

Posted on January 30th, 2018

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Come On Live Long singer Robert John Ardiff has released his debut album Between The Bed and Room. It was recorded in various locations including the boxroom of his own house, the Cultural Centre Irlandais in Paris and in Little Gem recording studio with Andy Walsh. Mixing on the record was done by Ken McCabe…. Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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