Ambient

Handpicked new tunes: Cadence Weapon, Erol Alkan, Black Bones, Wastefellow, Kaytranada, Ghetts & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Have you heard the album inspired by the Lidl on Dublin’s Aungier Street?

Lidl Museum of Ancient and Contemporary Art Audio Tour (LMACA) features contributions from artists like Acid Granny, Rob Mirolo, Robbie Kitt, Davy Kehoe and Jennifer Moore (Dreamcycles).

Thom Yorke, Burial & Four Tet release surprise 12″; Listen

Thom Yorke, Burial and Four Tet have teamed up for a black-label vinyl-only release. The…

Here’s our Spotify playlist of spooky tunes for Halloween / Samhain

This year’s Samhain playlist is oozing with spooky tones, unnerving ambience, dark melodies, foreboding vocals,…

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Jehnova, Kynsy, JEAG, Alex Gough, USNA, Wyvern Lingo, Seba Safe, Rooue, Paddy Chambers, Lūna, Jar Jar jr, Mount Alaska, Autumns, A. Smyth Aural Air & more

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Bobby Arlo, Nicetry, Qwasi, Arvo Party, Telephony, Luz, Bitch Falcon, A92, Adam Garrett, Tomike, Skripteh, Crome Yellow, Tolü Makay & more

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Fynch & Local Boy, EFÉ, Solkatt, Seamus Fogarty, Pat Lagoon, Wallfella, Somebody’s Child x Le Boom, Son Zept & more

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Farah Elle, AE MAK, Absentee, Chris Kabs, Gareth Quinn Redmond, JyellowL, Míde Houlihan, Moving Still, RUNOFFBROKE & more

Daniel Avery pays tribute to Andrew Weatherall with ‘Lone Swordsman’

Daniel Avery has released a new track in tribute to the producer Andrew Weatherall, who…

Pink Letter is a brand new Irish audio/visual project – check out the solo debut ‘Movements’ now (premiere)

Today, we’re delighted to be premiering something new and novel. ‘Movements’ is the debut solo…

Max Richter’s 8-hour lullaby to broadcast overnight on Lyric FM this Easter weekend

Five years ago, Max Richter released Sleep, an 8-hour lullaby, a soundtrack to your sleep,…

Ships’ Simon Cullen releases ambient album Holding Patterns, with its origins coming from the sounds of gates on the island of Inishturk

Known for his work with the Choice Music Prize winning duo Ships, along with his…

Ryan Vail and Elma Orkestra’s Borders release uplifting new single ‘Love’

The song features on a extended digital version of the album out this month.

Listen to Gareth Quinn Redmond’s playlist of Irish Modern Classical /Ambient Music

Gareth Quinn Redmond is a minimalist composer who has featured on this site over the…

Nils Frahm has released a new album – Empty

German composer and pianist Nils Frahm dropped his new album Empty over the weekend to…

The Nialler9 ambient playlist for calm & quiet times

I spend most of my day listening to music of all tempos and styles, so…

Sufjan and his stepfather Lowell are releasing a new age album together

Sufjan Stevens and his stepfather Lowell Brams (whose name you will recognise from Sufjan’s Carrie…

Halloween song series: The Caretaker – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World

What’s scarier than losing your mind? Nearly 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from Alzheimer’s, a…

J Colleran launches new label Oyae with EP01

The Irish ambient producer is back.

Boards Of Canada drop previously unreleased ‘XYZ’ from their 1998 Peel Session

Cult electronic group Boards Of Candana have treated fans to some previously unreleased material. ‘XYZ’…