Monday Mixtape: CATALAN!

Published on July 6th, 2020 | by The Thin Air

In the latest installment of Monday Mixtape, Belfast-based musician Ewen Friers aka CATALAN! waxes lyrical about some of his all-time favourite songs, from WHY? and DakhaBrakha, to Orlando Weeks and Orchéstre Baka Gbiné. Los Cotopla Boyz – …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – July 3rd

Published on July 3rd, 2020 | by Brian Coney

It’s been a huge week, featuring new EPs from the likes of  MuRli, Arvo Party, And So I Watch You From Afar, Aislinn Logan and King Pallas, a bonus charity compilation of NI-based artists covering each other, as …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – June 26th

Published on June 26th, 2020 | by Brian Coney

This week’s round-up of Irish songs features new music from the wonderful, fast-rising likes of CMAT, Silverbacks, Thumper, Ailbhe Reddy, Nevvv, Goodtime John, and the comeback single from Belfast’s Charles Hurts. Silverbacks – Up The Nurses CMAT – Rodney Charles …... Read More



Irish Tracks of the Week – June 19th

Published on June 19th, 2020 | by Stevie Lennox

We’re back with another round-up of the best Irish tracks released this week. Spanning from a stellar surprise release from US-Belfast hip-hop collaboration Malibu Shark Attack, new PowPig, JyellowL, MuRli, Cruiser, and many more. It’s worth bearing in mind that almost all …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – June 12th

Published on June 12th, 2020 | by Brian Coney

Including premieres of brand new singles by Not I and James Anderson, we round up the best Irish tracks released this week, from Jafaris, Everything Shook, Tebi Rex and Alpha Chrome Yayo to Dott, Goodtime John, Pillow …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – June 5th

Published on June 5th, 2020 | by Brian Coney

It should come as no surprise that many of the tracks featured this week are directly donating to, or released in strong support of various bail funds and charities like MASI and Black Lives Matter. And seeing as …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – May 29th

Published on May 29th, 2020 | by The Thin Air

How better to reboot our weekly round-up of the very best new Irish music than with tracks by Denise Chaila, Our Krypton Son, Naoise Roo, Brigid Mae Power, Paddy Hanna, Bantum, Just Mustard and more? Delve …... Read More



Obituary: Luke Gleeson

Published on May 8th, 2020 | by Brian Coney

The country lost one of its most ardent supporters of music this week. A vital force in Dublin’s live circuit, and a tireless advocate of up-and-coming artists of every ilk and sound, Luke Gleeson dedicated a sizable part …... Read More

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