First Listen

Tipperary’s Bog Bodies beat a bodhrán for a heavy folk song about access to clean water on ‘The Regime’

Bog Bodies is a Tipperary’s “heavy folk” band formed by Irish singer-songwriter Dan Maher, who…

Trophy Wife returns with the alt-pop banger ‘Good Love’

Ruby Smyth is an Irish artist who makes alternative pop music under the name  Trophy…

Danny G & the Major 7ths – ‘Make Me Feel (Believing)’ feat. JusMe, 0phelia, Breezy Ideygoke & King Koko

Danny G & the Major 7ths has got an absolute crew together for his their…

Strange Boy collaborates with Moya Brennan on ‘Beginnings’

The Limerick artist Strange Boy is one of the more interesting and unique musicians operating,…

Floor Staff returns after four years away with new song ‘Aspiration’ & a debut album later this year

Anthony Donnelly has returned to release some new music under his Floor Staff project, four…

Watch: Royal Yellow debuts live performance of ‘Still Pt. 1’

Mark O’Brien’s Royal Yellow project released an epic skyscraping 12-minute electronic production called ‘Until’ recently.…

Watch: Bobby Basil and his supersoaking Dutch-Gold crew get in the ‘Jeep’, produced by CLU

After his return with the banger ‘Giddy Up’, Bobby Basil is up on his brag…

Big Love & Collective Film’s music video for ‘Lily’ is a “visual representation of human trauma, elation and shadow”

Cian Ó’Maonlaí (lead vocals) and Jack Cody (guitar/vocals) are the Dublin band Big Love, a…

Video Premiere: Cork artist Jena Keating unlearns the meaning of being ‘Alone’

Jena Keating is a new Cork R&B artist who today has released her second ever…

Steven McCann debuts new project rvstless with the yearning pop-funk of ‘Wanna Be Free’

Rvstless is the new project from Steven McCann, who you may recognise from the big band…

Listen: Dubliner Zach James Douglas’ debut single ‘Something / Anything’ featuring Kintsuku

Zach James Douglas is an artist that has worked in music on and off stages…

First Listen: Elkin – Who breaks up with someone on a ‘Tuesday’?

On the new Elkin song, the electronic pop duo of Ellen O’Mahony and Carla Ryan…

Normal People actor & musician Slaney returns with the breezy pop song ‘Chameleon’

 Slaney Power has cultivated a fine line of breezy music that is light in the…

Dubliner Bobbi Arlo is making big swirling R&B pop moves on ‘Feel It’

The 22 year-old Dublin artist Bobbi Arlo has quickly established her vibe with impressive tracks…

Evan Miles comes through with a trippy video for ‘It’s Gunna Hurt Me’

Evan Miles is the Anomaly Collective-associated Waterford producer who is ably able to move between…

Toshín learn to love themselves on the sensual funk of ‘She’

Named as one of the best new Irish bands of 2020 by us, Toshín, the…

Lauren Ann previews the ’90s-alternative doting single ‘Angel Eyes’

The young Northern Irish artist Lauren Ann made an impression on our listening habits last…

Elaine Mai & MayKay collaborate on ‘No Forever’

After 10 years releasing singles and EPs, many of which are featured here, 2021 is…

Micheál Quinn pays tribute to his encouraging aunt with new song ‘More’

Having played drums with Dermot Kennedy, Meltybrains? and Enemies over the years, Micheál Quinn recently…

UNQ drops the sparkling rhythmic R&B of debut song ‘Tried’

Simone Adinga, who makes music under the name UNQ, is a Dublin-based South-East London-born artist…