Rap & Hip-Hop

Lethal Dialect to release LD50 Part 3 on March 6th

Paul Alwright has announced the date for the long awaited third part of his Lethal…

TPM say ‘f**k Fine Gael and f**k Fianna Fáil too” on ‘TPM Don’t Have Your Money’ 🇮🇪

Dundalk’s TPM are back with a saucy banger just in time for the election this…

Maria Somerville features on new Everything Is Recorded single ’10:51PM/The Night’

The musical moniker of XL Recordings owner features some subtle vocals from Irish dream pop artist.

Shiv and Nealo team up on the soulful ‘Golden’ (premiere)

Shiv continues to impress on a streak of great singles.

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

The Cork trio grapple with self-destruction and depression.

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”

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.

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.

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

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

Casual Work review: Mango X Mathman give a voice to a lost generation

The duo address the struggle of modern Irish life on their debut full-length album.

Dublin duo Hare Squead team up with Jay Prince on new single ‘Meeting With Myself’

The single is the Dublin duo’s third single of 2019.

Soft Boy Records producer Gaptoof releases excellent mini beat mix ‘The Marina Tapes Vol.2’

It’s the second in a monthly beat series from the Soft Boy producer.

Halloween series: The spooky world of Horrorcore rap

Get the low-down on the sound that Clipping. are bringing back.

Mango X Mathman show us Dublin City through their eyes in video for ‘Deep Blue Sea’

Less than two weeks until we get Mango X Mathman’s debut LP Casual Work sees…

Jesus Is King review: Kanye West remains the focus of his newfound relationship to God

It’s always been the contradictions and conflicts surrounding West’s music which bear the most interesting fruit.

Mango x Mathman team up with Lisa Hannigan & Crash Ensemble on ‘Deep Blue’

An ode to Dublin city and belonging to it despite the hard times.

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Cartel Madras are the Indian sisters bringing sexual liberation & blistering hip-hop from South Asia to the masses

Priya “Contra” and Bhagya “Eboshi” Ramesh are two sisters hailing from Chennai, India – located…

Post-Punk Podge and DJ Bleak Stack take aim at addiction with ‘Generation Xanax’

It’s been a while since your writer has caught up with the prodigious sonic output…

Celaviedmai bounces back from a broken heart on For Me (Premiere)

‘For Me’ is the Galway rapper’s third single this year.