Latest Episodes

Fontaines D.C.'s A Hero's Death - The critic round table review
August 05, 2020

On this week's episode, Niall and Andrea are joined by old pal Luke Sharkey to discuss A Hero's Death, the second album from Fontaines D.C. There's breaking news about pubs and clubs restrictions which unfold as we record the episode,

Taylor Swift and The National's Aaron Dessner make folklore - a review
July 30, 2020

You can’t make a Tomlette without breaking a few Gregs.

A live music industry at crisis point & the cosmic stylings of Jarv Is reviewed
July 23, 2020

Episode 99 and ahead of Songs From An Empty Room event, we're talking how the Irish live music needs to get loud to represent itself, we review Jarv Is, Jarvis Cocker's new band's album and songs from Devendra Barnhart, The Avalanches,

Silverbacks wry and whimsical rock debut & the Irish Times Top 50 Irish albums
July 16, 2020

Episode 98 of the Nialler9 podcast and thanks to Patreon Members we have upgraded our equipment.

Podcast: 10 recommended albums from 2020 so far
July 03, 2020

Episode 97. Niall and Andrea pick five albums each we recommend we didn't cover on the podcast so far this year for listeners to check out. We also discuss some of those favourites towards the end along with more talk of Succession and The Last of Us P...

Podcast: Haim’s Women In Music Pt. III in review + How Other Voices brought Courage to the world
June 26, 2020

It's Episode 96 and we talk to Other Voices' booker Aoife Woodlock about how the Courage live series came about, we review Haim's looser, more eclectic Women In Music Pt. III, we discuss the Gender Disparity Report on Irish radio plus songs from Beyonc...

Podcast: The dignified doubt of Phoebe Bridgers
June 18, 2020

Episode 95 and we review Phoebe Bridgers' Punisher, tell Andrea the news while she's been on a social media break and discuss songs from Idles, Pillow Queens, Jafaris and NewDad.

Here’s what the programme for government says about plans for Irish night-life
June 17, 2020

With the passing months since the election and the outcome dulled by a worldwide pandemic, it was easy to forget their are other things to think about in the world. So after the February election in which the result showed Sinn Fein in ascension but no...

Nialler9 Podcast: Run The Jewels are the soundtrack to the trash fire of the world
June 11, 2020

Episode 94 of the Nialler9 podcast and we're mostly about RTJ4 along with discussion about Black Lives Matter, representation and perception of Black Irish voices, and the End Direct Provision movement. New songs from Leon Bridges, MuRli,

Nialler9 Podcast: Black Irish creatives speak up on racism & inequality in Ireland
June 04, 2020

Instead of our regular podcast, you will hear, in this order - the voices from the protesters on Monday along with words of Black Irish musicians and creatives Erica Cody, Loah, Denise Chaila and Amanda Ade.