Nialler9 Vs. On The Record sees two of the most respected Irish bloggers combine to host a venue especially for the Crawl. Niall Byrne is a blogger at the helm of the most-read music blog in Ireland – Nialler9.com and a writer based in Dublin. Nialler9.com has been a recipient of five consecutive awards in the Irish Blog Awards for Best Music Blog (2007-2011) as well as Best Music Site at the Irish Web Awards in 2009. Most recently, Nialler9 was voted the 5th ‘Best Music Blog In The World’ in a poll of music blogging peers. Jim Carroll writes about music and the music business for The Irish Times and compiles the On the Record blog for the newspaper. He also presents a weekly radio show called The Far Side on Dublin’s Phantom FM and hosts the Banter discussion panels. Previously, Jim worked in the music business in Ireland and the UK in the areas of label management, A&R and press, as well as working as a journalist and editor for numerous publications in Ireland and abroad
Nialler9 Vs. On The Record will be hosting at The Monarch on Sunday.