• Irish Tracks of the Week – 19th April

    From every corner of the island, here’s the most essential new Irish music of the week, featuring Pillow Queens, exmagician, Stray Planets, Winnie Ama, Stomptown Brass and more Pillow Queens – Name Your Sorrow Name Your Sorrow by Pillow Queens exmagician – Sharpen These Stray Planets – I Liked You Better Before Winnie Ama – Tangled Stomptown Brass – It Did Went Down It Did Went Down by Stomptown Brass Colm Warren – Dead Days SLOUCHO feat. EMBY and Zack Oke – Brand New PostLast – Connect 4 Nylophone – More of the Same  

  • Monday Mixtape: Stray Planets

    Off of the back of ‘Glowing Rectangles’—his stellar new single featuring Dara Kiely of Gilla Band—John Butler of Dublin collective Stray Planets delves into a small selection of his favourite songs, from Judee Sill, Gabriel Faure and Supergrass to The Supremes, Haruyo Oguro & Tomoko Sasaki Photo by Justin Young Sagittarius – Glass An evocative track from an album I love called Present Tense. Good one to listen to on headphones walking in town through a tide of faces. Harpers Bizarre – High Coin This track is more up my street than where I live. A perfect marriage of beauty…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – 13th October

    Including not one, not two but several Irish albums of the year, delve into the very best Irish music of the week, from the Mary Wallopers and CMAT to George Houston, Jordan Adetunji and beyond The Mary Wallopers – Irish Rock n Roll CMAT – Crazymad, For Me George Houston – Vehicular Suicide Vernon Jane – Chestpains And Sidepieces Chestpains And Sidepieces by Vernon Jane Jordan Adetunji – Rock’n’Rave The Fae – bloodrush Zaska – Live In Dublin Stray Planets – Down a Hole up a Hill