Meticulously balancing hope and melancholy, Smoothboi Ezra has established themselves as a songwriter wise beyond their years outside of the Dublin or greater Irish alternative scene.
Limerick producer Jack Ward is creating genre-traversing electronic music, blending elements of traditional house and techno with pop melodies and structures.
Roo Honeychild does it all: DJing, club promotion, A&R, the list goes on.
HALLI’s music makes us nostalgic for encounters that we’ve never experienced before.
Ní Haicéid’s tender, unguarded approach gives her songwriting an honest and unique perspective, one that places her alongside a number of strong queer voices in Irish music today.
Ste Bishop—better known by his moniker St. Bishop—may only have one EP out, but his glossy pop sound already has incredible mainstream potential.
Ever since SOAK emerged from the Derry music scene at age 16, the songwriter’s coming of age can be tracked tangentially to their musical output quite easily.
Jack Rua is a beam of light for the Irish pop scene, meshing the various facets of the genre into a brilliant, unmissable gem.
Mai’s music is raw and vulnerable, moving from intense self-confidence to uncertainty often within the same breath.
Dublin-born musician Tomike has teamed up with Louth native Omo Aston on her latest single “Wildflower,” a soulful love ballad about loss.
Composed of musicians Beverley Boal, Bethany Crooks, Ciara King, and Alanah Smith, the four-piece queercore noiseniks ensures that each member has a voice, quite literally.
Dani Larkin’s music is indelibly tied to her relationship with the Irish land.
Nameless Faceless caught up with Ezra to discuss their creative process for their latest release, their musical growth, and the people that inspire them most.
Direct and deliberate, Sprints speak keenly to life as a young person in Ireland.
Like their preceding singles “Home” and “No Patience,” the latest release from HAVVK is charged with the competing energies of calm and chaos.
A darling of both Irish Twitter and the fledgling live music scene in Dublin City, it goes without saying that Rebecca Locke’s brand of frenzied confessional pop deserves equal credence to their online shitposts.
Gadget and the Cloud, aka Kelly Doherty, whisks you away with her brilliantly layered electronic music.
A quintessentially queer quartet, Babylamb having been hitting all the high notes since their first single “Bodyright.”
“HEAL” proves both contemplative and sultry, a chance for Mai to show off her incredible vocal chops as well as her lyrical prowess.
Antrim singer/songwriter Niall McDowell is the latest artist making country music cool again.
Art-punk trio Pretty Happy are gloriously gritty and unconventional.
The track touches on the media’s exploitative treatment of queer activist Nell McCafferty.
Listeners are simultaneously thwarted back and forth by walls of distortion, rattled by the rush, and comforted by Molly Noise’s emotional candour.
Normalising woman-loving-woman relationships, Arlo is a shining light for the younger queer community.
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With over 220,000 YouTube subscribers, the virality of Sammy Copley’s music clashes with its humble nature in the absolute best way.
The Derry three-piece are riding the exuberant wave of pop punk sweeping the globe right now.
Their latest song, “Holy Roses,” is a “moment of reckoning” for frontwoman Faye O’Rourke, as well as a deeply personal and cathartic listen.
The second single from Dublin neo-soul trendsetter BABA is reminiscent of a simpler time.
“Aye” is the second song off her debut album, due out in early 2022.
The disco- and funk-infused dance track is the second single from ELKAE’s upcoming EP Girls Like You Like Me, set to be released on July 9th.
Every line of the Waterford rapper’s new song drips with debauchery.
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The track is by far the most trad-inspired of the singles released from their forthcoming album ‘Where Should I End,’ out on 25 June.
Known outside of her moniker as Jessica Smith, the artist strays from conventional provocation or sing-song hooks as she curates what intimacy means to her.
Ballydehob native Julie O’Sullivan and French musician Colyne Laverriere’s debut single “Now Is The Time” provides us with several home truths that probe at our inability to forgive ourselves.
Kelly’s honeyed voice is warm as a fresh cup of tea.
The concert film will premiere at 9 p.m tonight at
This is their first release since signing with British label Alcopop! Records.
The video was filmed and edited by the band’s own Cathal MacGabhann.
The music video for “The Red (Maca’s Return)” was directed, filmed, and edited by The Wonder Brothers, Greg Holz and Joey Wonder.
On ‘I Don’t Party Enough Anymore,’ Jack Rua and Saint Taint hit the sweet spot of escapism and emotional release.