Welcome to this week’s round-up of new Irish music if you like what you hear head on over to Bandcamp and buy the song, EP or album and pick up a t-shirt, a tote or a mug because the best gift you can give this Christmas is support – and fees are waved today meaning there is no better day to buy music and merch from your favourite acts.
And sure look, if you have to spend money on people you hate this year, you may as well give the money to your favourite acts.
New bodies of work out this week include new releases from Shiv, Mick Flannery, Badhands, Wallis Bird and Fontaines D.C..
There’s of lovely array of collabs this week including Saint Sister and Lisa Hannigan, Shiv and Nealo, Loah and Bantum, Ciaran Lavery and Joshua Burnside, The Coronas and Hudson Taylor, Loguos and Jessica Hammond.
Belfast’s Dena Anuk$a impresses with her new smooth track ‘Ancient Naturals’ while new acts GRWL and Sphantastical introduce themselves in style with ‘Overstayed’ and ‘New Moon’.
In the world of hip hop, Belfast’s Leo Miyagee impresses with ‘Blackmoon’ and there are notable releases from Plantain Papi, Absentee, Cooks and a triple collab via F.O.B., Sea High and Wallfella.
Dublin artist Uaim, also impresses with his smooth debut single ‘Shorelines’ – it’s been a good week for finding new acts.
The Irish instrumental/electro scene has also been keeping busy with new tracks from Coolgirl (aka Lizzie from Bitch Falcon), Mount Alaska, Proper Micro NV, Ejeca and Micheál Quinn of Dermot Kennedy, Meltybrains? fame.
All This plus new music from Flynn, Meljoann, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Room 58, Layzee Gold, Active, Neverwait., Gavin James, Mundy, Kamino Royale, Patricia Lalor, Anna Carmody, TYG, Josh Gray, Bullett Girl, Robb Murphy, Nathan Mac, Lorraine Nash and Dylan Flynn and the Dead Poets.
There’s also Christmas music (We’re still not ready for this vibe) from the likes of Jaker & Co., The Lost Boys, The Best Part and Sinead McConville and D. Cullen.
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