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What does today sound like? Fergal's got a good idea, and it goes a little something like this: the biggest hits on Irish radio right now, side by side with the classic songs you love. The sort of music you really want to hear, right when you want to hear it, with lots of big promotions and daily competitions to make today a good one

What does today sound like? Fergal's got a good idea, and it goes a little something like this: the biggest hits on Irish radio right now, side by side with the classic songs you love. The sort of music you really want to hear, right when you want to hear it, with lots of big promotions and daily competitions to make today a good one

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Dublin, Ireland

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What does today sound like? Fergal's got a good idea, and it goes a little something like this: the biggest hits on Irish radio right now, side by side with the classic songs you love. The sort of music you really want to hear, right when you want to hear it, with lots of big promotions and daily competitions to make today a good one

Language:

English


Episodes

Joel Corry Reveals His Dream Collab Would Be Ed Sheeran

3/5/2021
Joel Corry has absolutely nailed the last two years. Let's look at his song smash hit checklist: 'Sorry' ✅ 'Lonely' ✅ 'Head & Heart' ✅ And now 'Bed' ✅ His tracks have taken over streaming and radio playlists. The new tune 'Bed' is a collab with the fantastic Raye (a friend of the Fergal Darcy Show check out her interview here )And also David Guetta (check out when Fergal spoke to him here ) Speaking to Fergal Darcy, Joel said that he has been a big fan of his fellow countryman Ed Sheeran for...

Duration:00:08:55

Rag 'N' Bone Man Is Now Rock 'N' Roll Man

3/5/2021
⬇️ CONGRATS! You've found Friday's Axa Plus Rewards Card Rag‘n’Bone Man returns three years after his ground breaking, award winning debut, ‘Human’ His 2017 debut ‘Human’ was a phenomenal success. 4x platinum which shot to No. 11 in it's first week of release in the UK. It then became the fasted-selling album by a male artist for the entire decade and earned him BRIT and Ivor Novello Awards. Now, he's back with new track 'All You Ever Wanted' and a brand new album 'Life By Misadventure'...

Duration:00:07:08

'Glass Animals' Explain How They Created The Most Insane Music Release

3/4/2021
This HAS to be the most innovative method ever to release music. Imagine a band inventing an actual 'Dream Machine' Back in the throes of the first major lockdown and with tour dates scrapped, the band created a concept that will blow your mind. They created a website that people signed into and was able to read the faces of all their fans. The more people closed their eyes the more music appeared until we had thousands dreaming of the music and ONLY THEN did it appear on the streaming...

Duration:00:06:54

Gavin James Is Hugely Excited For New Track Which Is A Total Banger!

3/1/2021
⬇️ CONGRATS! You've found Monday's Axa Plus rewards card! Gavin James has a new track and he is absolutely beaming about it. Made with international duo KOLIDESCOPES comprised of musician/producers Johnny Courtidis and Dan Dare (what an amazing name!) I met the lads for pints of Guinness and wrote 3 songs. I've known them a long time, we had been friends for years so it made sense to write some music! It was an amazing three days. Johnny and Dan are the guys behind the Joel Corry smash hit...

Duration:00:04:00

24KGoldn Feels Like He's Been All Over The World Without Going Anywhere!

2/19/2021
Two smash hits in the last year in Ireland alone – his own track ‘Mood’ and Clean Bandit’s 'Tick Tock'. In the US and worldwide he has had similar success. He has tens of millions of followers across social media and millions of monthly stream listens. And Golden Landis Von Jones is still only 20 years old! 24KGoldn is a superstar in the making. However, he is only in this for one reason. His fans. And his ascent to fame has been strange because he's a world famous rapper without been able...

Duration:00:04:58

Meet Superstar In The Making 'Griff' - Taylor Swift's Favourite New Artist

2/10/2021
Griff is only 19 years old yet she has the world at her feet. Chosen by MTV and the BBC sound poll as one to watch for 2021 she is hot on the heels of Dua Lipa to be the world's hottest female solo electronic pop star. Described by NME as a "Phenomenon" Born to Chinese and Jamaican parents, she began making music by borrowing her brother’s Logic: teaching herself how to produce songs in secret from her classmates. She talks about her identity and it's influence on her music: When I was...

Duration:00:07:15

Ava Max "I Want People To Feel Empowered When They Listen To My Music"

2/4/2021
Ava Max has been keeping very busy during lockdown. She joined Fergal D'Arcy to chat about her new music and the incredible reaction her debut album Heaven & Hell has received. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AVA MAX (@avamax) To catch the chat in full press the Play button below. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/02/04151337/FD-0302-AVA-MAX-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:06:15

Anne-Marie Broke Her Finger On Boxing Inspired Music Video

1/27/2021
Anne-Marie doesn't do things by half. When she goes in for anything she is 100% ALL in! While making the video for her new track 'Don't Play' she managed to punch so hard that she bust her hand! It's been too long - catching up with our fav @AnneMarie! 💛🗣️🎶 (@FergDarcy) - breaking her finger during #DontPlay music video - new album is on the way - working with & appreciating @KSI pic.twitter.com/zfoXrS1D8s — Today FM (@TodayFM) January 27, 2021 The brand new song features KSI who...

Duration:00:09:28

The Brilliant Keith Barry Blows Our Mind Again!

1/22/2021
Before we go any further you need to get THREE things. Mobile Phone ✅ Keys ✅ A Piece of Paper ✅ That is all. Oh and a pair of ears. Now listen to this and blow your mind: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/01/22132605/FULL-KEITH-BARRY-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] Here's a link to Keith's show on Valentines. He's also created a discount code - just for Fergal D'Arcy Show listeners put in KEITH during checkout and you get €10 off the ticket price!!...

Duration:00:08:38

Raye Describes How She Turned Her Own Texts Into Tunes

1/22/2021
2 Billions streams and counting plus one of the biggest hits of last year - 'Secrets' with DJ Regard. She's worked with some of the biggest stars in the world including David Guetta, Diplo, Rudimental and many more. Written for Little Mix, John Legend, Khalid, Major Lazer, Julia Michaels and more- RAYE joins the Fergal D'Arcy Show today. GRIEF AND HEALING "This project explains the nine stages of grief. The first song is a really dramatic, confused power ballad, and then we progress through...

Duration:00:08:51

Raye Describes How She Turned Her Own Texts Into Tunes

1/21/2021
2 Billions streams and counting plus one of the biggest hits of last year - 'Secrets' with DJ Regard. She's worked with some of the biggest stars in the world including David Guetta, Diplo, Rudimental and many more. Written for Little Mix, John Legend, Khalid, Major Lazer, Julia Michaels and more- RAYE joins the Fergal D'Arcy Show today. GRIEF AND HEALING "This project explains the nine stages of grief. The first song is a really dramatic, confused power ballad, and then we progress through...

Duration:00:08:47

Superstar DJ Tiësto Talks About Helping To Mentor Martin Garrix

1/20/2021
The term 'Superstar DJ' is thrown around a lot these days. However, there is one Dutch DJ who is more than entitled to receive that title. Or should I say "SIR" superstar DJ! He tells The Fergal D'Arcy Show he he has been officially Knighted! Tiesto has the stats to back it up: 36 million albums sold 8 billion streams Grammy Award “The Greatest DJ of All Time” - Mixmag "The Godfather Of EDM" - Billboard I chatted with him and was really impressed. He played me a track and I loved it but...

Duration:00:08:41

'Dreams' A Musical Tribute To The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan

1/15/2021
One of Ireland's greatest musical icons passed away on January 15 2018. This Fergal D'Arcy Show Tribute called 'Dreams' was originally broadcast on the first anniversary of her death. It features many intimate archival interviews with Dolores and The Cranberries. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/01/15145823/DOLORES-O-RIORDAN-TRIBUTE-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] It’s hard to believe that three years have gone by since Dolores passed on. She is always in our thoughts and our...

Duration:00:34:17

'Long Time No See' - Wild Youth Are Raring To Go For Live Gigs

1/15/2021
Dave and Conor from Wild Youth joined The Fergal D'Arcy Show on the release of brand new single 'Champagne Butterflies' Press play here to hear the lads chat about what is to come for 2021 and kick off the chat with a game of The Wild Youth Lyrics Game! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/01/15132507/WILD-YOUTH-EXTENDED-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] They are starting 2021 with a massive pop banger and TodayFM are here for it!! And they haven't let lockdown break their ability to bust...

Duration:00:07:40

JC Stewart Talks About New Track Written With Niall Horan

1/8/2021
JC Stewart is Ireland's next biggest musical export. We don't say this lightly. He has grown his monthly Spotify listens to over 3 million. His music is getting more and more airplay across the water and now he has Niall Horan on board for his latest single. 'Break My Heart' is an absolute gold standard slice of perfect pop. The follow up to 'I Need You To Hate Me' is a cracking single and establishes him firmly as the self-confessed "Sadboy" of music! The video (below) was directed by...

Duration:00:05:07

Fergal D'Arcy's Very Irish Christmas - FULL SHOW

12/23/2020
We have a treat for your ears. Join Fergal D’Arcy in celebrating Christmas together while being apart. ‘Fergal D’Arcy’s Very Irish Christmas’ is a show dedicated to the loved ones you won't see this Christmas. It features new songs from Irish acts, and classic tunes from some of the biggest artists Ireland has produced. We also shared your messages to loved ones you won’t see this festive season, and discussed the meaning of an Irish Christmas with you and the artists we feature on this very...

Duration:01:23:31

True Tides Deliver A Stunning Cover Of Chris Rea 'Driving Home For Christmas'

12/23/2020
There are some magnificent things coming out of Cork. We are being spoiled with the goodness coming our way from the Rebel County! The stunning Lyra and now True Tides are proof alone that the music scene in Munster is alive an kicking (even in a pandemic!). The Band Of Brothers - Cian, Conor and Eoghan joined Fergal D'Arcy for his very special Irish Christmas show dedicated to some of the shining lights in the Irish music scene. What does it mean to be from Cork at Christmas? Has to be...

Duration:00:13:32

Mary Black Recalls The Enduring Legacy Of 'No Frontiers' To Irish People

12/23/2020
Mary Black is woven into the fabric of Irish society. Her pioneering album No Frontiers was an outstanding and ground breaking work that still resonates with Irish people today. It's wonderful to see the legacy of the album now. At my gigs I would see people my own generation but now I also see those younger men and women who have had the music passed down to them or have discovered it themselves and it's a very emotional experience. And Mary herself has passed the musical gift down to her...

Duration:00:11:46

Gavin James Tells Us About His Real Spinal Tap Moment!

12/23/2020
1.5 billion streams and 5.6 million monthly listens on Spotify. Gavin James is one of Ireland's most successful musical exports. So, we are delighted that Gavin James joined us for Fergal D'Arcy's Very Irish Christmas and told us all about what happens in the James household at Chrimbo. Man on the Moon is here 👨‍🚀🌑 thanks for all the love so far. Go listen and let me know what you think ❤️https://t.co/vCvFrAcwnQ pic.twitter.com/1w43XXOobO — Gavin James (@gavinjames) December 4, 2020 Gavin...

Duration:00:11:05

Lyra Says Staying True To Her Cork Roots Is Everything To Her

12/23/2020
Lyra has only ever been herself and this is almost like her super power. It's hard not to change in an industry that people are forced every day to be put in a box - but this Cork singer has refused to be anything else other than Lyra. It can be heard in her truly unique and powerful singing voice that lifts with an Irish/Cork lilt that is now unmistakable. My best advice is to be true to yourself. You can't be anyone but yourself. I couldn't be what they wanted me to be I would have...

Duration:00:08:04