Berlin-based Peggy Gou is a DJ and producer who has been steadily building her profile over the last couple of years. It was ‘Gou Talk’ and subsequent high-profile building DJ slots at the likes of Dekmantel that helped in that regard. Gou has a new EP coming on Ninja Tune on March 2nd on Ninja… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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As predicted earlier this month in our new albums to look forward to piece, Daniel Avery is indeed following up his excellent 2013 album Drone Logic with Song For Alpha on April 6th this year on Phantasy. It is preceded by a new four-track EP Slow Fade out today on 12″ vinyl that suggests the… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2018

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Last year, Cian Sweeney debuted his 1000 Beasts electronic project with two songs last year ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Got This Feeling’ which established his M.O, as a producer who would be working with different singers over releases. For his first 2018 release, ‘Lord (It’s OK)’, Sweeney has teamed up with former X-Factor contestant Janet Grogan for… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2018

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Dublin-based independent producer and DJ Dónal Sharpson or DoubleScreen released his Wasta Wasta EP in May of last year. His new track ‘Sheikah’ off the EP bears a Bonobo-esque sound, an upbeat feel good mix of brass, playful synths, afro drum beats and catchy riffs that will set you in a happy trance. This one… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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Last November, Cork DJ and producer Colm K released a downtempo EP. For 2017’s equivalent release on All City Records, the Heights EP offers a wider range of upbeat sounds informed by his love of love of soul, house and jazz along with dancefloor cuts. The four tracker kicks off with grooved thump of ‘Seeing’,… Read more »

Posted on November 24th, 2017

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After a jampacked summer of playing festivals Wastefellow is back with his new two-track EP Enfold You, the first release in a year and a half from the native Dublin producer. Those of you familiar with Diolmhain Ingram Roche’s work and live performances will know that he brings a very colourful and digitally-enhanced representation to… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

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East London duo AGE, who consist of Dublin-born Jen Cosgrave and Australian Gavin Dwight formed last year in Hackney and call themselves an “indie electronic partnership.” I featured their debut track ‘Peaks’ – “a thumping slice of synthesizer tropical-leaning pop music with touches of Balearia and sunny vistas” Now, AGE have followed it up with… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

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Ross Turner and Cian Murphy’s I Am The Cosmos project isn’t exactly what you’d call prolific but the duo have made some electronic music that should stand the test of time since their inception that has been a regular feature on this site since 2012 album Monochrome. Their newest music has moved more in an… Read more »

Posted on November 21st, 2017

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Dublin based music producer Anthony Dunphy or && OR who has previously worked with artists such as Mythill Grim has released his very own track entitled ‘0:00-3:05’. He also produced the video for the track using Openframeworks which takes you on a journey through the hard hitting beats, bringing them to life on screen.

Posted on November 20th, 2017

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The A. K. Paul / Jai Paul saga continues. After news that the Paul Brothers had acquired an actual building to house their Paul Institute, which released AK Paul’s 2016 single ‘Landcruisin’ leaked via Property Week of all sources. The building is set to house a “growing collective of musicians, artists, and technologists.” Then last… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2017

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Since appearing as a duo under the Le Boom name last summer, Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon have quickly become one of the most sought-after new acts in Irish music. Their electronic house-pop is a rush, it starts dance parties. Between Leech’s falsetto and Mallon’s manic percussive energy, there’s an infectious buzz in their music…. Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2017

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Super Extra Bonus Party are a band very dear to my heart. First of all, they are friends of mine, something which has to be said off the bat. In many ways, we came up together. Many of us moved together from Kildare to Dublin when the music stuff started happening. For myself, I started… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2017

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Two years on from their last release, Sligo house duo Brame & Hamo are back with a new EP – Trants. The Berlin-based producers have previously released on labels like Dirt Crew and Heist but here, they are self-releasing on their own label. Trants, say it out loud with an Irish accent and it sounds… Read more »

Posted on November 13th, 2017

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Kenny Hanlon’s dance label Apartment Records have returned after a two year break with their tenth release. This time around, the music comes from American dance music producer Chase Smith who previously worked on WT Records, R Zone and Argot. Apartment Records are known for touching on various electronic music styles (this 2013 release is… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2017

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There was a lot of snorts and retorts from the old guard in dance music noticed names like Ross From Friends, DJ Seinfeld and DJ Boring appeared on the scene with a sound that was co-opted and coagulated as “lo-fi house”. Essentially, house music roughed up and anything but pristine and clean, the sound was… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2017

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