On this week’s podcast episode, All Tvvins discuss their second album Just To Exist, Andrea and Niall drift away to the countryside with Bibio and our album of the week and we discuss black holes in the universe and black holes for pop culture in publications Ireland.
- With the Daily Edge closure, Irish Times columnists gone (including this writer) & Drowned In Sound stopping, where next for pop culture and new music at home and abroad?
- The first picture of Black hole AKA “a smoke ring framing a one-way portal to eternity”
- A Game Of Thrones soundtrack? Could it be any good?
- Tracks of the week from Vampire Weekend, Hit Chip, Laoise and Hayden Thorpe.
- Album of the week: Bibio – Ribbons (as promised, here’s an Intro to Bibio playlist)
- All Tvvins’ Conor Adams and Lar Kaye on making their second album with James Vincent McMorrow.
- Closing song: Le Boom – Be There For You
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.