On Tour

Warpaint, Plan B, K.Flay @ Jack Daniel’s Birthday, Nashville, Tennessee

Welcome to the spiritual rhinestone home of American country music – Nashville, Tennessee. Largely responsible…

Berlin Festival 2011: Hangars, warehouses & dumbstep dancing in Deutschland

All photos by Killian Broderick. It might have been the week after Electric Picnic but…

SXSW 2011: James Blake, Tune-Yards, Austra, Grouplove, Twin Shadow & more

It’s St. Patrick’s Day (or Patty’s Day as they say here) and the silly hats…

SXSW 2011: Gold Panda, Therapies Son, Summer Camp, Foster The People, Jamie Woon, Toro Y Moi & more

Austin’s annual musical challenge to the brave and eager has rolled around. While film, interactive…

Nialler9 On Tour: Bangkok, Thailand

As part of a gang of 11 bloggers, I spent 10 days last November in…

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Nialler9 on tour: Talvin Singh, Murcof & Erik Truffaz in Mumbai

As part of a gang of 11 bloggers last month, I spent 10 days in…

Nialler9 on tour: Smirnoff Exchange party in Bangalore

As part of a gang of 11 bloggers, I spent 10 days last month in…

Other Voices Day 4 – Marina & The Diamonds, Steve Mason, O Emperor, The Minutes & Ryan Sheridan

The final gig of the regular nights of Other Voices in the church and there…

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Other Voices Day 3 – ASIWYFA, Lissie, Everything Everything, Smoke Fairies & James Vincent McMorrow

Monday night, Day 3 of Other Voices and Dingle has lost a lot of weekend…

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Other Voices Day 2 – The National, Ellie Goulding, John Smith & Cathy Davey

Since arriving in Dingle for the recording of TV show and cosy gigfest Other Voices,…

Other Voices Day 1 – Hawley, Hannigan and Jarvis

It’s Dingle time. Season 9 of Other Voices in the town of Dingle, Co. Kerry…

Nialler9 on tour: The Nightlife Exchange Project

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to visit South Africa courtesy of Smirnoff where…

Best Coast (Album of the Month) at Mono, Glasgow
What Dublin needs: A record shop a la Mono, Glasgow

Every trip I make to a new city is inevitably anchored by a visit to…

A day trip into Shangaan Electro

A month before the World Cup kicked off in Soccer City in Soweto in the…

Photos: Tiesto & BLK JKS – Smirnoff Experience, Joburg

The main reason for my trip to South Africa last week was to attend the…

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Sound of South Africa: Zuluboy

Zuluboy was definitely one of the most interesting people we met on the Smirnoff Experience…

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Sound of South Africa: TKZee

While in Joburg, I got the opportunity to interview some prominent kwaito musicians. Kwaito is…

Sound of South Africa: JR – Show Dem (Make The Circle Bigger)

This tune has been massive in South Africa for the last few months apparently. The…

Nialler9 in Perth – Something in the Water?

Aoife and the local entertainers Jon Strange the Magician and Johnny Deville, the cheesy Vegas…

Nialler9 in Melbourne – Hotel, hotel, gambling inn

In which we sample a couple more of Melbourne’s venues and meet our new hero…