Contemporary & Classical

Premiere: Diffusion Lab artist Emiji debuts with futurist electronica on ‘Mystical Thoughts’

The Dublin-based producer is blending the cutting edge of electronica with the most stirring of cinematic.

Irish producer Neil O’Connor releases collaborative full-length Relative Phase as Ordnance Survey

The Irish artist has previously worked under the name of Somadrone.

Kevin Corcoran of Glasshouse Ensemble and Saso collaborate on new Thresholds LP

The contemporary classical LP aims to “create a sonic landscape that would reflect the cycle of life and the journey to death”.

Elma Orkestra & Ryan Vail collaborate on Borders album, hear a song with Moya Brennan

Stephen James Smith also features on the albun due on Quiet Arch on June 14th.

Michael O’Shea was an experimental Irish 70s musician who made his own instrument; his debut album has been given a new lease of life

Allchival have reissued his debut which features his unique instrument, a combination of dulcimer, zelochord and sitar.

Posthumous Conor Walsh album The Lucid announced

It’s been just under three years since the Mayo pianist Conor Walsh passed away. At…

9 new Irish songs you should hear this week

This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the…

Mmoths returns as J Colleran and the contemporary ambient track ‘O+SOH’

Jack Colleran first appeared as Mmoths as a teenage producer of emotionally-charged downbeat electronica and…

The Gloaming are releasing a live album featuring recordings from their legendary National Concert Hall gigs

The Gloaming will be releasing an album of live recordings taken from two years of…

Listen to Nils Frahm’s new album All Melody

Nils Frahm’s new album All Melody was one we picked to look forward to this…

Martin Hayes continues his music mastery with new Quartet album

Martin Hayes is an Irish music legend that can there be no doubt. In recent…

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister have made an album together

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister have made a collaborative album called…

Body & Soul favourites Jambinai release the slow moving beautiful ‘Connection’

The South Korean band Jambinai came to my attention when they played Body&Soul festival last…

Gaze Is Ghost – ‘Feather And Bone’

Strabane musician Laura McGarrigle, Gaze Is Ghost, has had a quiet couple of years on…

Johannes Motschmann takes inspiration from Berlin on the classical /electronic ‘Headland’

Berlin composer Johannes Motschmann has an album Electric Fields out tomorrow on Neue Meister worldwide.…