The 50 best new Irish acts of 2018

Here are Nialler9’s 50 favourite new acts from A-Z who impacted Irish music and left a lasting impression on us this year.

Premiere: Tribal Dance wage a war far from the real world in ‘And Then All That Was Left Was A Physician And A Silhouette’

The track address themes of mental health and depression.

Watch Jafaris and Kormac join Saint Sister on stage for ‘Causing Trouble’ in new video

The gig was Saint Sister’s biggest headline show to date.

Squarehead return with indie rock anthem ‘Always On’

It’s the Dublin indie rock trio’s first new material from their forthcoming LP.

Blackfish Collective’s Demigosh brings afro-futurist pop to ‘Technicolour Flowers’

The singer is also a member of Afro-Irish collective Blackfish Collective and indie band The Notas.

Watch the Dublin Guitar Quartet pay tribute to The Redneck Manifesto

A tribute to a classic Irish alternative album.

Loah’s ‘Unveiled’ gets a brooding ambient mix from Meltybrains? producer The Line

This is the third of six remixes we are premiering up to Christmas.

Premiere: Dreaming Of Jupiter push past black & white in video for ‘Fading’

The video comes out ahead of the band’s EP launch in the Button Factory this Thursday.

Nialler9 Mix Series: Justyna Koss delivers an all-Polish electronic mix

The Dublin-based DJ gives us an insight into her homeland.

Premiere: HAVVK confront toxic masculinity in ‘Always The Same’

The band have always been vocal about prevalent cultural issues that effect them in their music.

Watch: Kojaque & Luka Palm strike out in video for ‘Date Night’

In case you missed the mesmerising new video from the Softboy crew.

Check out Talos’ new power-pop influenced single ‘See Me’

The most direct song from Eoin French yet.

Premiere: Zaska takes his mum to Tayto Park in video for ‘Cannot Will Not’

The track is the first single from the group’s forthcoming It Takes A Village LP.

Premiere: Spies adjust to change in ‘Watchman’

The band’s new album Constancy is due for release on November 23rd.

Premiere: Hear the first of six new remixes from Loah’s This Heart EP by the artist’s sister Fehdah

Each track from the EP will see release one by one here every week.