Irish Tracks of the Week – 3rd February

Published on February 3rd, 2023 | by Brian Coney

On this, the first Bandcamp Friday of 2023, delve into the very best Irish releases of the week, featuring Lankum, M(h)aol, Pretty Happy, Elaine Howley, White Sage, Gurriers, Trá Pháidín, Swimmers Jackson and more M(h)aol – Attachment …... Read More


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The ddr. Radio Logs. Entry #1: Why Radio?

Published on February 2nd, 2023 | by Seán Finnan

In the first of a new monthly series by residents of Dublin Digital Radio, exploring their practice and the craft of radio-making, ddr. co-founder and Time Slip host Seán Finnan asks: “Why radio?” As of this …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – 27th January

Published on January 27th, 2023 | by Brian Coney

Taking in every corner of the island, here’s the very best tracks of the week from This Ship Argo, Perlee, Meltybrains, Myles McCormack, Ailsha and more This Ship Argo – Flowers, Sparks, Fireworks Flowers, Sparks, Fireworks …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – 20th January

Published on January 20th, 2023 | by Stevie Lennox

It’s a real red letter day for Irish music, with new music from some Ireland’s finest acts. Check out our pick of them, featuring Lisa O’Neill, Arborist, New Pagans, Frog of Earth, David Kitt, CMAT, Danny Carroll, Ailbhe Reddy, Hands Up …... Read More



Irish Tracks of the Week – 13th January

Published on January 13th, 2023 | by Stevie Lennox

The first new track drop of 2023 already has already provided a few gems, with fresh cuts from exciting new records from M(h)aol, Meltybrains, modernlove and many more. Mhaol – Therapy Meltybrains? – Ease That Mind …... Read More


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The Thin Air’s Top 100 Irish Releases of 2022

Published on December 28th, 2022 | by Stevie Lennox

As we rapidly approach our 10th birthday in May, it’s safe to say we’ve never been as assured of the game-changing depth and breadth of independent music on these shores. Granted, it could well be a …... Read More


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The Thin Air’s Top 100 Irish Tracks of 2022

Published on December 22nd, 2022 | by The Thin Air

“We’re excessively confident we’re set for another year of genre-spanning, forward-pushing greatness.” It feels like an actual aeon since we signed off our Top 100 Irish Tracks of 2021 feature this time last year. Over the last 12 months, …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – 2nd December

Published on December 2nd, 2022 | by Brian Coney

On this, the final Bandcamp Friday of 2022, delve into the very best Irish releases of the week from Extravision, Krea, Two Nice Catholic Boys, Thumper and more Extravision – Land of a Thousand Unwelcome Advances …... Read More



Track Record: Alanah Smith (Problem Patterns)

Published on December 1st, 2022 | by Loreana Rushe

Alanah Smith from Belfast-based feminist queerpunks Problem Patterns selects the albums that left a huge impression on her life from Bikini Kill to Charly Bliss. Photos by Jane Donnelly. Dark Times – Give Dark Times are …... Read More


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Irish Tracks of the Week – 25th November

Published on November 25th, 2022 | by The Thin Air

Aoife Wolf – The Wetlands EP Alpha Chrome Yayo – Tom Waits is There Tom Waits Is There by Alpha Chrome Yayo Meltybrains? – Space Ghetto Celica – Celica EP 02 Celica EP 02 by Celica …... Read More

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