Premieres

Album of the week: The Gloaming – 2

This weekend, and part of the next week, The Gloaming will take up a sold…

First Listen: Ailbhe Reddy – ‘Distrust’

Ailbhe Reddy is a singer-songwriter who’s been bubbling under for a bit developing her sound.…

Premiere: Wyvern Lingo – ‘Beast At The Door’

With each passing song, Wyvern Lingo show a new facet of their developing sound, especially…

Premiere: Stomptown Brass – ‘(My Duchess Has a Heart of Gold)’

Dublin’s Stomptown Brass are known for their impromptu street gigs and boisterous New Orleans-style brass…

Bantum & Loah – ‘Take It’

Bantum is back and his new track is a winner. Teaming up with the soulful…

Premiere: Watch the Irish landscape-featuring video for Daithí’s ‘Mary Keane’s Introduction’

The new video for Daithí’s brilliant ‘Mary Keane’s Introduction‘, a song which features his 90…

First Listen: Brian Deady’s soulful & substantial new album Non-Fiction

Cork man Brian Deady has returned to long format album for the first time in…

Premiere: Dublin teen band Bagels show off on debut single ‘To An End’

I try not to bemoan the passing of time in life. I’m far from my…

Premiere: Daithí’s new track features his 90-year old grandmother talking about falling in love

West of Ireland electro/pop fiddle and button pusher Daithí has been finding his own groove…

Premiere: The Mayo minimalist pianist Conor Walsh previews his debut EP

The Mayo composer and pianist Conor Walsh has been making some impressive neo-classical electronic-smudged tracks that…

First listen: The Academic – ‘Northern Boy’

Mullingar band The Academic have been on my radar since December 2013 and the release of…

Otherkin – ‘Feel It’

Dublin band Otherkin landed themselves a lot of interest, particularly in the UK, with their…

First Listen: Somadrone feat. Richie Egan – ‘Invitation’

Neil O’Connor is a prolific composer and producer. His previous Somadrone album The First Wave…

Premiere: Slow Riot – ‘City Of Culture’

As an introduction for a Limerick band, the song ‘City Of Culture’ is an apt…

Premiere: Listen to Fight Like Apes’ brand new album

The third album from Fight Like Apes was born out of a period of upheaval.…

Sinéad White – ‘Better’

A rising talent on the Irish music scene, Kildare singer-songwriter Sinéad White will release her…

Listen to Not Squares’ new album Bolts

Having started as a rambunctious band playing fast and hard dance-punk, the Belfast trio Not…

Premiere listen: The Mighty Stef – Year Of The Horse

If you want to make classic rock’n’roll, why not turn to someone who has a…

Listen to Twin Shadow’s new album Eclipse

‘To The Top’ and ‘Old Love/New Love’, two of the three songs we heard from…

The Hard Ground – ‘Pucker’

Cork-band The Hard Ground have released some quality music over three EPs in the last…