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30 of the best albums from 2020 so far

If last year felt like a strange year for music at the half way point,…

Gemma Dunleavy celebrates the Sheriff Street community she grew up in on ‘Up De Flats’

One of our favourite Irish singers Gemma Dunleavy is going to release a six-track debut…

11 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Powpig, Shee, jYellowL, Diffly, Goodtime John, Peter Vogelaar, Melina Malone, Robert John Ardiff, LUZ and more.

Ex Hare Squead singer Jessy Rose returns with solo single ‘Bloom’

The 22-year-old Dubliner singer Jessy Rose made a splash with Dublin R&B trio Hare Squead,…

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from EFÉ, Roisin El Cherif, Tension, Animal Party, KEHLI, Jordan Run, Reggie, Sun Collective, Tebi Rex, & more.

Zapho & Tolü Makay release the first track from The X Collective – ‘Collide’ feat. Jenny Browne

Last month, we shared the news of a new Irish 70-strong collective called The X…

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Fehdah, Our Krypton Son, BARQ, Skinner, Brigid Mae Power, Evans Junior, Jordan Adetunji.

Listen to the Black Artists Who Are Absolutely Running the Irish Music Scene playlist

Kelly Doherty aka the Cork electronic artist Gadget and the Cloud and recent Nialler9 writer…

9 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Paddy Hanna, Blooms. Marcus Woods & more.

Rebel Phoenix & Melina Malone team up on ‘Care For You’

The Dublin rapper Rebel Phoenix has teamed up with the powerhouse singer Melina Malone on…

11 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from James Vincent McMorrow, Nealo, Judy On The Roof, Sick Nanley & more.

16 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Ria Rua, Malaki, Travi, The Native; Joshua Burnside, Joel Harkin, April, whenyoung, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, luthorist, Participant & more.

ULY draws a chart for Dublin’s beautiful coastline in video for ‘Cold Water’

Dublin artist Uly released his first ever official video over the weekend. The visuals for…

Little Simz’ Drop 6 EP is the freshest new release you’ll hear this week

For a cool minute now, Little Simz has been an artist very much on the…

13 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Rosie Carney, Pat Lagoon, Bonnie Spencer x Uwmami & more.

Malaki & Lucy McWilliams hook up on the bright laid-back and impressive ‘Fair Play’

Malaki is a rising Dublin artist who has caught our ears in the last year…

9 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Biig Piig, Adam Garrett, Selky, Simon Cullen, Junk Drawer & more.

16 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Luz, Lydia Ford, All Tvvins, The Natural History Museum, Synthia Nixon, Aimée, Uly, Zapho, Naoise Roo and more.

Kildare R&B artist April releases the confident ‘New Conditions’

The Kildare R&B singer April Lawlor follows up the mellow song ‘The Impossible Task of…

April – ‘The Impossible Task Of Feeling Complete’

We’ve been mightily impressed with the music and live gigs of April since the Kildare…