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.

Rose tinted glasses & liquid bass lines in Tame Impala’s new single ‘Lost In Yesterday’

Dream pop does nostalgia in a genre that was born for it.

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 100 best songs of 2019

Our favourite tracks of the year with a playlist.

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.

Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ video is now in 4K

Forget your Whamageddon challenges, sometimes you just need to state the obvious and embrace the…

Nialler9’s 40 best albums of 2019

Our favourite albums of the year ranked.

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…

All Tvvins’ Lar Kaye releases experimental music project documenting a recorded piece of music every day in 2018

The total collection of music has an 8 hour 47 minute duration.

The Unscene Bazaar release eclectic compilation showcasing talent from Limerick and beyond

The seventh edition of the Unscene Bazaar is on in the Wickham Tap on December 15.

Saltwater is a new festival in Westport featuring Dermot Kennedy, Johnny Marr & more

Saltwater is a new addition to the Irish festival calendar and set to take place…

Rhythm of the Mind party in Wigwam set to raise funds for Mental Health Ireland and Jigsaw

Sylk, Elkae and Sprints are playing on the night

The Mary Wallopers get festive on Cod Liver Oil & the Orange Juice (premiere)

It’s been a hell of a year for the boys of TPM/The Mary Wallopers. Between…

Watch Æ Mak perform ‘We Have It Right here’ a cappella in front of Mount Esja in Reykjavík

A Field Recording captured at Iceland Airwaves.

The 50 best new Irish acts of 2019

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

Local Boy longs for Bright Days on new single (premiere)

The Dublin slacker’s second EP is set for release on December 13.

Chromatic team up with Candice Gordon for a sunrise performance (premiere)

Chromatic return to showcase Irish talent and nature.