My favourite songs of the past month – all in one place. Listen on Spotify 1. Leon Bridges – Bad Bad News When the Texan singer Leon Bridges first appeared in 2015, his old-fashioned Texan soul music in the mould of Sam Cooke, was so well-executed, it was easy to forgive the throwback style he… Read more »

Posted on April 3rd, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Maria Kelly – Small Talk Maria Kelly tackles the issue of mental health in her new song ‘Small Talk’. The song is full of subdued beauty. From the earthy quality of the acoustic guitars to the warm… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Barq – Earthquakes Barq continue to build their reputation as the finest soul group in the country with their new double-single release. ‘Earthquakes’, taken from that double single, is an explosive track. Lead Singer Jess Kav’s voice… Read more »

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

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The most essential tracks of the last week handpicked by the Nialler9 team. Subscribe to the weekly Spotify playlist (1.3k subscribers) or the daily playlist (4.9k subscribers). 1. Fenne Lilly – On Hold 20-year-old Bristol-based Fenne Lily is releasing her debut album On Hold on April 6th. The title track as a follow on from… Read more »

Posted on March 21st, 2018

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St. Patrick’s Day is a time for celebration. Sure, we all know that. It’s also a time to have a look around and see where we’re at. Rather than rely on the usual diddlyeye that does the rounds when those with Irish heritage like to don a leprechaun hat and drink green beer, I believe… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 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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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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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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My favourite songs of the past month – all in one place. Listen on Spotify 1. Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and Saudi – ‘X’ “Are you on ten yet?,” Kendrick asks on this Black Panther soundtrack highlight, goading and amping up his fellow MCs Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz and Saudi until they are… Read more »

Posted on March 5th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Whenyoung – Pretty Pure London-based pop punks made up of Limerick musicians Aoife Power (vocals/ bass), Niall Burns (guitar), Andrew Flood (drums) Whenyoung have been establishing a strong sound and image for themselves since the release of… Read more »

Posted on March 1st, 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. Sophie – Faceshopping LA-based British producer Sophie has become known for her synthesized and ultra-hyper form of pop music. ‘Faceshopping’ is a futuristic noise construction that continues… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

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Lumo Club , the Nialler9 co-run club night is back this Friday night in Yamamori Tengu for our 29th night. Lumo residents Nialler9, Simon Roche and Gavin Elsted keeping things moving downstairs while upstairs all night we have the woman, the ledgebag, the top buzzer Sally Cinnamon takes over. As we do every month, here… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. The Altered Hours – Over The Void Cork-based five-piece band Altered Hours are signed to Anton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre’s label A Recordings Ltd. ‘Over The Void’ is a hazy psychedelic-rock track that will set you… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 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. Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and Saudi – ‘X’ “Are you on ten yet?,” Kendrick asks on this Black Panther soundtrack highlight, goading and amping up… Read more »

Posted on February 13th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. AE Mak- Glow AE Mak have become known for their energetic live performances that incorporate visuals and dance, mediums that enhance their bright style of music. ‘Glow’ is influenced by the emotions that surround arguing with those… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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