First Listen: JEAG’s Finally EP is a breath of fresh electronic textures

Dublin-based electronic artist and producer James Eager had that worst of fates for any digitally…

Yenkee’s ‘Life in 3/4 Time’ is inspired by Abba & John Martyn

It’s acccurate to say that Graham Cooney’s Yenkee project is one of my personal favourites…

Watch: Art Of Algebra & Breezy IDeyGoke's music video explores being black and Muslim in Ireland
Watch: Art Of Algebra & Breezy IDeyGoke’s music video explores being black and Muslim in Ireland

Art Of Algebra, the project of Dublin producer David Hallinan is premiering the music video…

7 new Irish songs from emerging artists you should hear

New music from Dark Tropics, Lucy Gaffney, Travi The Native, Paper Clap, Synthia Nixon, Lydia Ford ,Sara + Greg Tisdall.

Watch Waterford poet Sasha Terfous’ spoken word piece on her black Irish identity

The Waterford spoken word artist Sasha Terfous has filmed a spoken word piece with in…

New Wicklow label Remote Town launches with Damien Lynch EP

Remote Town Records is a new record label that will exclusively release music from the…

Julia Jacklin releases two new songs on the Sub Pop Singles Club

One of our favourites, the Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin has followed up her excellent second…

Sprints have imposter syndrome on the Girl Band-channelling ‘Drones’

Dublin four-piece Sprints mark their card today with a new single from an EP called…

New releases out today: Future Islands, Machinedrum, Mary Lattimore & more

The best new releases out this week.

Handpicked new tunes: Anderson .Paak, Roosevelt, Nealo, Erica Cody, Channel Tres, Fia Moon & more

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

The Irish Youth Music Awards announces ambitious online event featuring Fontaines D.C, Pillow Queens & more

The Irish Youth Music Awards has always put on a great day out for teenagers…

Nialler9 Podcast: Ailbhe Reddy’s personal debut album in review

On this week’s pod we have some surprise guests from chimney sweepers who interrupt the recording process more than once. Welcome to the home office. We review Ailbhe Reddy’s debut album, discuss new Bicep, Kynsy, Bon Iver guests on a track and we talk Eddie Van Halen’s legacy.

Shiv brings some sunshine and light to her ‘You & I’ music video

Siobhan McClean is a Dublin-born Paris-based singer-songwriter and producer who makes music as Shiv who…

10 of our favourite new songs this week

Music from Ultraflex, Mansur Brown, Keeley Forsyth, Anna B Savage, PVA, Arp Frique, Purity Ring, Dan Kye, Babeheaven & more.

Meltybrains? & Dermot Kennedy drummer Micheál Quinn releases solo EP

Micheál Quinn has spent the last two years playing drums on tour worldwide with his…

Chromatic & Maija Sofia haunt The National War Memorial Gardens during performance of ‘The Gold Shoes’

Chromatic are an Irish film collective who specialise in capturing once-off, boutique live performances from…

Introducing: Newry 18-year-old Lauren Ann has the grunge pop smarts on ‘How It Works’

The North of Ireland has always been a hotbed of guitar and rock music, usually…

Bicep announce new album Isles & release new single ‘Apricots’

Bicep have announced a new album Isles, will be released on Ninja Tune on January…

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Jehnova, Kynsy, JEAG, Alex Gough, USNA, Wyvern Lingo, Seba Safe, Rooue, Paddy Chambers, Lūna, Jar Jar jr, Mount Alaska, Autumns, A. Smyth Aural Air & more

It’s Ireland Music Week – an overview who’s playing and what’s happening at the online showcase & conference event

It’s Ireland Music Week and normally, that would mean spending much of the next seven…