• Irish Tracks of the Week – 27th October

    As we approach the tail-end of the year, several new Irish releases stake their claim as the some of very best of 2023. Listen to new LPs from ØXN, Problem Patterns & Naoise Roo, a new Gaza Relief fundraiser EP from Moot, as well as new tracks by Lucy Gaffney, Alicia Raye and more ØXN – CYRM Naoise Roo – Emotionally Magnificent Problem Patterns – Blouse Club Jellypelt/Polytunnel – Gaza Relief Fund EP Gaza Relief Fund EP by Jellypelt/Polytunnel Lucy Gaffney – Next Year Uly – 33s Alicia Raye – Close to Me Moon Landing – Feel, Don’t Think Elaine…

  • In Photos: Body and Soul 2023

    Body and Soul took place last weekend at Ballinlough Castle Estate in Westmeath featuring live performances by Fever Ray, Denise Chaila, Kurt Vile, Goldfrapp, Kojaque, Kneecap, Ailbhe Reddy, Juinor Brother, Jealous of the Birds, Nealo, Negro Impacto, Ordnance Survey and more. Photos by Ian Davies Day 1: Day 2: Day 3:

  • Irish Tracks Of The Week – 17th March

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s the very best music released across the island this week featuring Perlee, Ian Nyquist, Ailbhe Reddy, Uly, JyellowL, Celia and more Perlee – Reckoning Celia – Celia EP 03 Celica EP 03 by Celica Uly – Emperor’s New Groove (for Klara) Ailbhe Reddy – Endless Affair Endless Affair by Ailbhe Reddy Ian Nyquist – Black Earth Cairn BLACK EARTH CAIRN by Ian Nyquist Dashoda – Never Enough JyellowL – La Vie Est Belle XXXX in Stereo (ft. Rory Sweeney) – Second Skin Second Skin (ft. Rory Sweeney) by XXXX In Stereo Reylta – Lucifer’s Love…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – 7th October

    This Bandcamp Friday, delve into the very best Irish releases of the week from Gilla Band, Farah Elle, Aonair, Talos, Seamus O’Muineachain, Uly, Moving Statues and more Gilla Band – Most Normal Farah Elle – Fatima FATIMA (Deluxe) by Farah Elle Aonair – Loveheart Birthmark Seamus O’Muineachain – Isthmus Isthmus by Seamus O’Muineachain Ciaran Lavery – Another Night at the Self-Indulgence Hotel Uly – keith, i want to be everything keith, i want to be everything by Uly Talos – Dear Chaos Moving Statues – Wonders Will Never Cease EP Wonders Will Never Cease EP by Moving Statues Cosmo –…

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – July 31st

    It’s been another stellar week for new releases in every corner of the island. Delve into the best of the lot, featuring SOAK, Ailbhe Reddy, God Knows, Róisín Murphy, Sinead White, Fontaines D.C., Colm Warren and more SOAK ft. Gemma Doherty – I’m Alive Ailbhe Reddy – Between Your Teeth God Knows ft. BONY & MuRli – We Move The Needle Róisín Murphy – Something More Sinead White – Giant Spiders Uly – why did you go use your head? Fontaines D.C. – Love Is The Main Thing Bitch Falcon – Gaslight Colm Warren – Void KPZhhl-qJps

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – July 24th

    From Kyoto Love Hotel, JyellowL and Uly, to Brién, Sinead O’Brien and Shifting, here’s the very best Irish tracks released this week. Kyoto Love Hotel – Machine Brién – At Night DIY VOL. 1 by Brién Shifting – The Bland Leading the Bland Sorcha Richardson – Don’t Talk About It JyellowL – Doesn’t Feel Like Uly – i don’t need to understand Sinead O’Brien – Strangers In Danger Kilgour – Corners Aislinn Logan – Look, I’m Flyin’

  • Irish Tracks of the Week – July 17th

    See in the weekend with the very best Irish tracks released this week, from Silverbacks, Nealo & Uly, to Swimmers Jackson God Knows featuring BONY & MuRli. God Knows (feat. BONY & MuRli) – We Move The Needle Who’s Asking? II EP by God Knows Nealo & Uly – You Can’t Go Home Again Silverbacks – Drink It Down Fad by Silverbacks Swimmers Jackson – Birthday Girl Bitch Falcon – Gaslight The Zang – Football Sundays Comrade Hat – Summer of Glove

  • This Month In Irish Music: June

    Was June the strongest month in Irish music this year so far? By way of Girl Band, Yankari, Uly, Roisin Murphy and more, Colin Gannon makes a strong case in his monthly round-up. Girl Band — Shoulderblades Girl Band (pictured) are back. Dara Kiely’s ungodly, contorted howl is back, as exorcistic and scabbed as ever. In the same month that Two Door Cinema Club made their excruciatingly ghastly comeback, Ireland’s revered purveyors of shadowy, techno-informed noise rock arose from their slumber. Kiely’s health problems led at least in part to their lack of visibility over the past few years, creating a…

  • Stream: Uly – Redlight

    Uly is the pseudonym of Dublin-based astrophysics graduate-turned multi-instrumentalist Rafino Murphy. Having found his feet playing with some of Dublin’s finest acts, such as Nealo, INNRSPACE and Over Being Under, Murphy started Uly as a solo project in 2018. This project combines lo-fi bedroom beats with hypnotic sonic landscapes to create hypnagogic tracks that are as groovy as they are dreamy. Having recently signed a deal with Dublin-based Faction Records, Uly has dropped his first single with the label, ’Redlight’. The track is a perfect example of Uly’s unique blend of funk and lo-fi, taking the listener down a rabbit hole…