Soulwax were the guests on the Essential Mix this past weekend. It was the Dwelele brothers first Essential Mix in 12 years and it takes the form of two parts. The first part is ALL-NEW original material that clocks in at an hour with the word ‘Essential’ as inspiration. The second part is billed as… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2017

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The Newbridge, Kildare duo of Rob Smyth and Gary O’Reilly aka Mix & Fairbanks are following up their first collection of DJ edits, their whopper original debut and their extended Le Boom remix with another collection of Made & Played edits that they’ve been playing out of late in their DJ sets. Check out the… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2017

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As confirmed last week, James Vincent McMorrow will release a new album True Care, this Friday. ‘True Care’ is the title track from the album and is about a time when he was younger when he didn’t accept help. “I was pretty unwell when i was 17, a lot of emotional issues manifested themselves quite… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2017

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Elaine’s Mai’s first EP in three years, The Colour of the Night is being described by its author as “a cathartic piece of work which centres around the common human experiences of grief and hope.” Elaine says: ‘This EP is a snapshot of the last few years for me and each song reflects a different… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog You’re very likely already at least five listens deep to this album seeing as it came out a couple… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2017

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Danger Mouse’s song from Edgar Wright’s forthcoming film, Baby Driver features Run The Jewels and Big Boi on the track. ‘Chase Me’ is a triumvirate rap caper from the film’s soundtrack which has 30 tunes on it. Both Killer Mike of Run the Jewels and Big Boi appear in the film too. Danger Mouse: “Edgar… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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Remember when Russia used to be the mortal enemy of the west and now US and Russian presidents are sleepover-buddies? It’s all a bit ‘Animal Farm’, isnt it? Kevin Brannigan and ‘David Thomas Smith made this Russia-related video for Stefan Murphy’s new project Count Vaseline which feels extremely pertinent right now. It’s taken from the… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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Loose Joints is a podcast where we talk to a guest and play music they like new and old. True to the name, the podcast features a loose collection of tunes, tied together by very little logic, just like our chats. Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon are your hosts. This month’s guests is Cian Murphy, one… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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Silverbacks are a new Dublin-based band whose music is in the field of slacker indie and noise-pop. Sink The Fat Moon, the band’s debut EP establishes the new band: brothers and songwriters Daniel and Kilian O’Kelly, bassist Emma Hanlon, drummer Gary Wickham and guitarist Peadar Kearney. These five songs channel noise-rock elders like Sonic Youth… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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As confirmed by his Genius page and recent fishy goings on, James Vincent McMorrow will a release a new album True Care next Friday. The album’s lyrics are all up on Genius now annotated by McMorrow himself and he’s shared a note about the album which was recorded at the same time as We Move:… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2017

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Grizzly Bear announced their long-awaited new album is out in August 19th and is called Painted Ruins. As well as revealing new song – ‘Mourning Sound’ the band also announced a world tour starting in Dublin’s Vicar Street on October 5th. See all dates here. Tickets priced €32 go on sale Wednesday 24th May at… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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Dublin singer-songwriter Rosa Nutty has followed up her recent single ‘Sea Salt’ and her debut EP with ‘Fizzy’, a “song about Dublin, Club Lemon and feeling sorry for yourself.” ‘Fizzy’ is the first single from Nutty’s second EP Pips, which will be launched at The Workman’s Club on June 1st with support from Bad Sea.

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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First it was the Twin Peaks theme tune that Flying Lotus tackled (to coincide with the show’s return this week – mixed feelings abound) Now, Queen? Stephen Ellison looks to be turning back his attention to music once more after finishing his full-length film Kuso (which looks bizarre). ‘Night Grows Pale’ which samples a pitched-down… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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Rejjie Snow this morning released The Moon & You, a debut mixtape and free download. It trails his full-length album to come later this year. The Dublin rapper’s mixtape features ‘Purple Tuesday’ which dropped last week and features Joey Bada$$ & Jesse Boykins III. Much of the mixtape is produced by Benjamin Miller with Cam… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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Last week wasan eventful one for Hundred Waters. Not only did they put on the FORM Arcosanti festival in the desert of Arizona where Solange, James Blake and Father John Misty played, but they released a surprise 5-track EP of music to follow ‘Particle’, the dreamy electronic pop song they put out the week before…. Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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