Let us blow the post-Christmas cobwebs away with a selection of the best new Irish and international music on offer this week.

Zaska – It’s Ridiculous

Max Zaska takes on the government’s abject failure to deal with the housing crisis with help from Loah, Wyvern Lingo, Little Green Cars and more.

Murder Capital – Feeling Fades

Much touted Irish rockers The Murder Capital kick off 2019 with their most accomplished effort to date.

whenyoung – Never Let Go

2019 Plec Picks whenyoung gear up for a big year with the first track to be taken from their forthcoming debut album.

Wild Youth – Making Me Dance

These 2019 Plec Picks will hope to replicate the success of 2018 – which saw them have the most-played song on radio by an Irish artist – with Making Me Dance.

Fat White Family – Feet

Merry pranksters Fat White Family are back with Feet, the first single taken from their upcoming third album ‘Serfs Up’ out April 19 on Domino.

Stella Donnelly – Old Man

The new one from Stella Donnelly, inspired by the #MeToo campaign. Stella plays The Grand Social, Dublin in May.

Soak – Knock Me Off My Feet

Following the release of Everybody Loves You, Soak is back with the second single from her second album ‘Grim Town’ which will be released on Rough Trade Records on April 26th,

The Chemical Brothers – Mah

Taken from the duo’s forthcoming new album ‘No Geography’, MAH is an electrifying return to form for The Chemical Brothers.

Gary Clark Jr – This Land

Gary Clark Jr. returns with a scathing, blues-soaked criticism of racism in Trump’s America.

Rosie Carney – Your Love Is Holy

Rosie Carney returns with the second single from her upcoming album ‘Bare’. Carney will open Dublin’s newest venue The Ballroom at The Grand Social on Jan 30th.