Irish Music

Nialler9’s Top 25 Irish albums of 2020

In a year where artists could not perform, could not make a living, could not…

Soft Boy Kojaque confronts a hard man bully on ‘Coming Up’

Kojaque dropped a trippy new song and video for ‘Coming Up’ today, which will be…

Listen to 14 unreleased songs from David Kitt & his new label as featured on the Shock World Service podcast

As Shock World Service podcast heads towards its 100 episode conclusion, the latest episode is…

Watch For Those I Love’s debut performance, Pillow Queens, Luz, Peter Broderick & more from Other Voices

The final two nights of Other Voices digital festival in Dingle this year are still…

Watch Sharon Shannon and Denise Chaila play together on The Late Late Show

Denise Chaila and the crew MuRli, God Knows and DJ Replay collaborated with Sharon Shannon…

Loah & Bantum drop Sweet Sorrow EP with Kylie cover & ‘NGLA’ video

Loah and Bantum have released four tracks they have collaborated on together with a special…

Bandcamp Friday: Some releases to buy today (Irish edition)

Friday December 4th is the final Bandcamp Friday of 2020, which of course means Bandcamp…

Kneecap share heartbreaking song they were writing about their mothers, before Móglaí Bap’s mam passed away

Trigger warning: This is an absolutely heartbreaking story concerning suicide. Kneecap have shared a new…

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…

12 new songs from Irish artists you should hear this week 🇮🇪

New music from Babylamb, Eiza Murphy, Proper Micro NV, Shadeemus, Slaney, Laoise, 2E, Breezy iDeyGoke, Chaya, GRWL, Delac, Sélu.

MuRli and Kobina team up for new project Ra Gerra; hear ‘Terrified’

The Amsterdam-based Irish producer Kobina and the Limerick rapper MuRli have teamed up for a…

Saint Sister and Lisa Hannigan sing together on ‘The Place That I Work’

Saint Sister and Lisa Hannigan have teamed up for a new song from Saint Sister’s…

K.P. Ring’s lilting acoustic track ‘Not A Hopeless Place’ gets an elevated music video

Cork folk singer-songwriter K.P. Ring comes through with this lilting acoustic lifting song ‘Not A…

The 40 best new Irish bands of 2020

Welcome to the third annual Nialler9 new artists list! It is of course, to state…

Handpicked new tunes: Dry Cleaning, NewDad, Tandem Felix, Abbacaxi, Berwyn, Nils Frahm & more

Friday was release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Watch Uly cut his hair in the ‘That’s No Way To Fly’ video

The Dublin artist Rafino Murphy AKA Uly has cultivated a strand of lo-fi jazz-funk and…

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…

Chromatic capture Soft On Crime’s performance of ‘I Won’t Try’ in the mists of The Octagon, Co. Wicklow

We’re delighted to once again be teaming up with Irish film collective Chromatic in premiering…

Limerick rappers Aswell & Same D4Ence drop new tracks

It’s Limerick rap corner time, as two new tunes from Limerick rap artists dropped at…

Watch Malaki and Irish Women In Harmony perform on the Late Late Show

On Friday’s Late Late Show, there were two musical guests of note. First up, Dublin…