Irish Music

Clubbing is Culture Mix Series 2 of 4: Variant Crew

Ireland’s best DJs respond to the contemporary state of cultural spaces.

16 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Tunes from DJ-M1, Delac, 7th Obi, EMR & more.

Clubbing is Culture Mix Series 1 of 4: Roo Honeychild

Ireland’s best DJs respond to the contemporary state of cultural spaces.

Tuath channels the spirit of John Carpenter for “doomer metal” single ‘Pay Your Taxes’

Donegal/Dublin psych project contemplates the nature of social media and Irish politics, with help from Limerick’s Post-Punk Podge.

Happyalone ‘need more than drugs’ on new single (Premiere)

The Cork trio grapple with self-destruction and depression.

Inhaler announce Irish dates across May, includes two Academy headliners

The band have also released new single ‘We Have To Move On’.

Ghostking is Dead is haunted by the housing crisis on ‘Palm Tree’

“‘Palm Tree”s skittering, trap-inflected bedroom pop is oddly cathartic, as the song veers from visions of climate change to the spectre of emigration”

Orla Gartland gets ‘Heavy’ on beautiful new single

Her Freckle Season EP is out February 21.

Ones to watch at Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2020

Some choice picks from Whelan’s forthcoming new Irish music showcase.

Hazey Haze’s new album Is Mise celebrates Limerick city’s fertile music scene

There’s long been a grá on a national basis for Limerick City’s DIY music culture,…

Alex Gough isn’t taking 2020 for a ‘Fool’

The Waterford artist is wasting no time.

CYNEMA offers some ‘Radio Love’ & late night headline Dublin show

Nialler9 presents a late night live show from CYNEMA at Lost Lane on February 21st.

Somebody’s Child cultivates a wholesome energy on new single ‘Love That Sound’ (premiere)

The Dublin indie artist kicks off the new year with an infectious energy.

Here’s the shortlist for the Choice Music Prize this year

The final shortlist of albums eligible to receive the album prize is out.

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Tunes from Gráinne Fahy, Numbertheory, Fozsa, Lydia Ford & more.

The Lost Brothers team up M Ward & Howe Gelb on ‘After The Fire’

New album After The Fire After The Rain was recorded in New York.

The 50 best Irish songs of 2019

With a Spotify playlist of our favourite Irish tracks.

Le Galaxie say goodbye: a short history of Ireland’s premier partystarters of the last 10 years

Irish electronic dance band Le Galaxie announced yesterday that they were done for good. “Hello…

Nialler9’s Top 30 Irish albums of 2019

Our favourite Irish albums of the year.

Magazines, mental health, and Basshunter: God Alone redefine Irish metal for the post-genre age

In the sound-hopping, always-on, premium-subscription language of music fandom in 2019, it’s perhaps for the…