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Zaska and Tolü Makay team up for good times on Rear View (Premiere)

Max Zaska serves up another wholesome collaboration.

Shookrah have a frank conversation with themselves in video for ‘Notions’ (Premiere)

Cork’s best neo-soul outfit Shookrah have been, seemingly, on the verge of some big moves…

Premiere: Spot any familiar faces in the video for Zaska’s ‘It’s Ridiculous’?

The track is the second single to be taken from Zaska’s forthcoming debut LP.

Premiere: Drift into a dreamstate with Dreaming Of Jupiter’s Fading EP

The band will launch the EP in the Button Factory on November 29th.

Lizzo’s ‘Boys’ is a lusty Prince tribute summer jam

And one of the songs of the week.

Janelle Monae returns with the Prince-esque jam ‘Make Me Feel’

Not long ago when Prince was still of this earth, Janelle Monae performed at an…

Onra returns to vintage funk sounds on new All-City album about the “passion of attraction”

Onra follows up the third release in his Chinoseries, with a return to his roots…

Awesome Tapes From Africa to release South African disco pop LP from Umoja

Awesome Tapes From Africa’s newest release has a disco pop persuasion and comes from 1988…

Hear Kendrick Lamar guest on Thundercat’s ‘Walk On By’

Thundercat’s Drunk album arrives on Friday and everything we’ve heard from it has a falsetto-lead…

A new Dublin edits label Orange Tree is dropping its first release

Underneath The Orange Tree present a new Dublin label focusing on edits drops its first…

Premiere: Toofools deliver glittering disco-funk & soul on ‘Touch’

In a short time, TooFools, a band brought to us by Lorcan O’Dwyer, Steven McCann…

Kappekoff’s ‘All Day Long’ is a burst of light

You may have heard this tune on my New Music Spotify playlist this past week.…

Rocstrong rocks an ode to his deceased friend on ‘Block Party (Kaiser)’

Rocstrong arrived on the Irish scene with a swaggering funk rock sound that soon bagged…

Bibio announces new album & brings the smudged funk on ‘Feeling’

Stephen Wilkinson, who makes music under the name Bibio, has long had a place in…

Album of the week: !!! – As If

!!! (the world’s only Google-proof band name actually pronounced as Chk Chk Chk) are real…

Katie Laffan’s indie/funk/pop debut EP marks a fun talent

Katie Laffan has been making music for a few years now and received some attention…

Niwel Tsumbu with Loah, Feather, Manden Express and Ensemble Ériu are RiZA

Niwel Tsumbu is a Congolese guitarist who is frequently heard and seen beside and behind…

Rocstrong – ‘Hold Ya’

Andre J.P Bangala is back with another slice of funky rock music from his Rocstrong…