Best albums of 2015 Dec22

Best albums of 2015

Listing time again: some of the best albums of 2015

Guest Lists: Marissa Nadler’s 5 musical highlights of 2015 Dec20

Guest Lists: Marissa Nadler’s 5 musical highlights of 2015...

Thrilled that one of my favourite singers, Marissa Nadler took the time out to share some of her musical highlights of the last 12 months.

Guest Lists: Dan Hegarty’s 10 best albums of 2015 Dec12

Guest Lists: Dan Hegarty’s 10 best albums of 2015...

2nd in our series of guest lists: 2FM DJ and taste maker Dan Hegarty takes us through his 10 best albums of the last 12 months.

Guest Lists: Torsten Kinsella’s 10 Best albums 2015 Dec12

Guest Lists: Torsten Kinsella’s 10 Best albums 2015...

Since forming God Is An Astronaut in 2002, Torsten Kinsella and his brother Niels have been the creative force behind one of Ireland’s most consistently brilliant and innovative bands. They are regarded as one of the most influential outfits in the Post Rock genre, and have a loyal and sizable fan-base across Europe. Their recently released eight album Helios Erebus is another fine addition to an impressive catalogue of recordings, incorporating all the elements that make them special.

In the first of a series of guest contributions reflecting on the best music of 2015, Torsten provides us with his ten favourite albums of the last 12 months.

Guest Lists: Kieran McGuinness (Delorentos) 10 Best albums of 2015 Dec11

Guest Lists: Kieran McGuinness (Delorentos) 10 Best albums of 2015...

Kieran McGuinness of the brilliant Delorentos shares some of his music highlights of the last 12 months.

Best of April 2015: Monthly Playlist May06

Best of April 2015: Monthly Playlist...

 From the scorching punk of Canadian trio METZ to the forty minutes of ambient classical beauty that is William Basinski’s  ‘Cascade’, here are some of the best tracks of the past month....

Best of March 2015: Monthly Playlist Apr07

Best of March 2015: Monthly Playlist...

If February belonged to Father John Misty, it was Sufjan Stevens who owned March; his seventh studio album Carrie & Lowell was a devastatingly beautiful retreat to the simple, stripped back folk style songs of his earlier work. Irish pop perfectionists The Would-Bes released their best song since their return after a lengthy hiatus, while fans of electronic/ambient music were well served with very fine albums from Scuba, Inventions and Errors....

Best of February 2015: Monthly Playlist Mar02

Best of February 2015: Monthly Playlist...

February belonged to Father John Misty – a sell-out show in Dublin and an album that will take some beating for album of the year. Other releases worth checking out include fine efforts from Champs, electronica pioneer Dan Deacon and a sophomore release from The...

Best of January 2015: Monthly Playlist Feb02

Best of January 2015: Monthly Playlist...

10 of the best tracks from January 2015.