Dublin-based indie-electro four-piece band Pursued By Dogs have released the video for new track ‘Talk’ the third track from their self-titled debut album which will be released on April 27th. As a follow on from ‘A Tunnel’ and ‘Iceland’, ‘Talk’ which takes on a slower tempo that sees Suzanne Purcell, who also wrote the melody… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2018

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This week’s episode features Jape’s Richie Egan chatting about procrastination, living in Malmo and creating music for Donal Dineen’s new long form documentary Pathways directed by Steve O’Connor, which you can watch here. It was commissioned as part of St. Patrick’s Festival. Niall and Ellen also talk albums of the week from David Byrne and… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Tooka – Bogotá Tooka are a new three-piece electronic band from Dublin who formed this year made up by Ben Higgins (vocals/guitar), Jack Gamble (vocals/guitar) and Dónal Sharpson ( piano/vocals/production) – the same guy who dropped Bonobo-esque… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2018

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Dublin experimental folk-rock band The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock are releasing their new album Lockout via Japanese label Transduction Records this Friday March 16th. Lockout transports back to a historic time in Ireland. The band’s adaptation of the period of the 1913 Lockout told through an old Irish folk tale style is brought to… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2018

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UK DJ and remix/edit master Greg Wilson is ro release volume three of his Credit To The Edit series on Tirk Recordings after nearly a decade since the second in the series. Featured on the compilation are his edits of disco classic Sheila & B. Devotion’s ‘Spacer’, early hip-hop favourite Fab Five Freddy’s ‘Change The… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Dublin Digital Radio’s first digital compilation is out today, March 13th. ‘Compilation 01′ contains nine-tracks from various artist such as Apres Ski, SBOT, OBW, R.Kitt, Breen, Lumigraph, Sias, Ringolevio and Fuego Spirit. All of the money raised from the compilation will go to the voluntary run Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) organisation in Dublin. Dublin… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Sunil Sharpe and Defekt have been playing live techno shows together as Tinfoil and releasing 12″s for a while now but news has reached that the Dublin pair will release a full-length debut album as Tinfoil on April 23rd on vinyl and digital with the title Tinfoil on A Roll. Check out a preview of… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. Subscribe to the weekly Spotify playlist (1.2k subscribers) or the daily playlist (4.9k subscribers). 1. Jon Hopkins – Emerald Rush British producer Jon Hopkins seems intent on developing his own signature variant of electronic music with this new single ‘Emerald Rush’. The… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Wicklow-born and raised folk artist Anna Mieke releases her new single ‘Arbour’ today. The track also features Brían Mac Gloinn of Ye Vagabonds and Nick Rayner of Farewell J.R. Mieke has been mostly quiet over the last few months, preferring to spend the winter writing and recording new material while living in Cork. ‘Arbour’ marks… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Laois based solo female artist Host has spent the last year furiously writing and recording music. Operating independently, her debut single ‘Goodbye’ is the first of that material to be released to the public. Taking inspiration from the 80s’ synth wave movement as well as drawing from more contemporary sources, think Hot Chip or Chvrches,… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Follow the Nialler9 new album Spotify playlist featuring two songs each from each recommended recent album. 1. David Byrne – American Utopia Ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne’s first solo album release in 14 years sees him collaborating with artists such as Brian Eno, Sampha, Blood Orange, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jack Penate and a bunch of… Read more »

Posted on March 12th, 2018

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It’s International Women’s Day and if you’re a regular visitor to this site or have ears in general, you don’t need to be told how many great women artists are out there in the world. So as a mark of my respect and to mark the day, here’s a 30-song plus playlist featuring my current… Read more »

Posted on March 8th, 2018

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On the latest episode of the Nialler9 Podcast, we talk to Phil Udell, editor of music site State Magazine about the decision to put a pin in the publication. Mike McGrath Bryan talks to John Byrne about Quare Groove, the compilation of rare Irish groove music of the ’70s and ’80s and Niall and Ellen talk… Read more »

Posted on March 8th, 2018

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Dublin based electronic trio Catscars made up of Robyn Bromfield, Brian Conniffe and Patrick Kelleher have shared the video for new track ‘Faster’ from their four-track EP also called ‘Faster’ which came out last month, the first in a series of EP releases from them. The track is an experimental goth-pop track fused with electrifying… Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2018

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Leeside psych quintet The Shaker Hymn are currently finishing up their as-yet untitled third full-length, and heading into that process, yesterday released lead-on single ‘Colour Of The Holy Sun’. Taking influence from vintage rock ‘n’ roll as ever, the band’s new, more stoic take on matters has invested their music with a more serious edge…. Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2018

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